John Ladley is the South Island General Manager for Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ), John joined B+LNZ in January 2018 following a career in commercial roles in the agribusiness sector in New Zealand. John has had broad experience across the agribusiness sector in New Zealand including operational, sales, strategy development and implementation and stakeholder relationship management
Having a rural background, John is passionate about protecting and supporting farmers and ensuring organisations can deliver positive outcomes for farmers. Having a strong people focus, John sees his role to support, encourage and connect people in the rural community, it is after all the relationships we have within our rural communities that create the success
In John’s current role, he is responsible for being the face, eyes, and ears of B+LNZ in the regions and ensures the overall organisation understands farmer needs and is best focused to contribute to the organisations' vision for farmers. It provides a significant connection between the regions and the wider organisation. This ensures all opportunities are taken for two-way exchanges around the key activities B+LNZ carries out on behalf of farmers.
John is one our New Zealand based directors and lives in Christchurch.