Kelvin Wickham

CEO AMENA, Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited

Kelvin Wickham is responsible for the business activities of Fonterra across consumer, food service and ingredients products in Africa, Middle East, Europe, North Asia and the Americas.

In addition, Kelvin oversees the Sports & Active Lifestyles and Medical and Healthy Ageing Nutrition units, and with his team is responsible for development of Fonterra’s NZMP™ brand and sales capability.

In his previous role as COO NZMP Kelvin led the delivery of solutions to our global customers, ensuring optimization of supply and demand, commodity price risk management, and championing the NZMP™ brand. Kelvin has more than 30 years’ experience in the dairy industry and has played a key role in building markets, customer relationships and partnerships. In his earlier role as President Greater China and India he focused on directing the development of Fonterra’s business in these expanding markets, during which he oversaw a period of rapid growth.

Prior to that, Kelvin led Fonterra’s Supplier and External Relations team, and was Managing Director of Fonterra’s Global Trade overseeing the launch of GlobalDairyTrade. Kelvin holds a Chemical and Materials Engineering Degree, a Master of Management and a Diploma of Dairy Science and Technology.

Kelvin lives in Amsterdam, Europe with his wife and is a keen swimmer and cyclist.