Independent Director

Bring your knowledge of retail/FMCG/franchise and or liquor to this role

  • Suit combination of retail, franchise, FMCG and liquor knowledge
  • Bring you knowledge of IT/ecommerce, governance and strategy
  • Strong CEO and leadership team- a growth business

This business is highly successful and has a growth agenda. As they operate in the franchised retail marketplace they have been 'challenged' over Covid, but were able to fast track their ecommerce offering and give the Franchisees the confidence and tools to survive in a challenging market place.
The Board is comprised of elected Franchisees and 2 Independent Directors who bring an external perspective to the table and the discipline around governance to ensure the Board focuses on the right outcomes. The CEO and management team are very capable and have demonstrated strong leadership over the last 5 years, growing the business considerably. With this current opportunity they could consider a wide range of skills and experience but a combination of the following would be useful:

  • Previous governance experience and able to provide guidance and support to ensure the Board positions the business for the future and manages the day to day risks successfully to protect the brand. 
  • Exposure to some or all of FMCG, retail, franchise, liquor
  • Previous experience in overseeing an ecommerce offering or system implementation
  • Some knowledge of the regulatory environment and its application in the business
  • Exposure to data utilisation to provide a better customer experience
  • Not afraid to challenge thinking and able to bring a broad marketplace perspective to the table
  • Confident self assured and able to build relationships and all levels across the organisation - has the time to do this
This role will appeal to individuals who want to become involved in a business offering size, scale and complexity. If this sounds like you, please send me an email and I will make contact.( carol.dallimore@luminarysearch.co.nz)

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"Thoroughness, you never left a matter to chance, every feature was considered and acted on. I was very impressed with your promptness, no party was left wondering. I don't think I have met a recruitment person with your attention to all matters in the process"

The Chair, New Zealand Private Company