Theo Spierings

14 Jun 18, 3:08pm
Winston Peters says ‘heads should roll’ at Fonterra over its loss on China's Beingmate, says the buck stops at the top
13 Jun 18, 4:09pm
The ‘First Citizen of the Provinces’ has called for the resignation of another top public-sector figure – Fonterra Chairman John Wilson
23 May 18, 4:37pm
David Hargreaves says Fonterra's still failing to balance the commodity cycles - and that's bad for New Zealand
23 May 18, 9:10am
Dairy giant Fonterra lifts current season milk price forecast to $6.75 from $6.55, but says dividend may be more than halved; milk price forecast for new season, at $7, is much higher than expected
21 Mar 18, 2:51pm
Fonterra's orchestration of the announcement of CEO Theo Spierings departure was symphony-like. Here's hoping its next moves around a new CEO and board refreshment are as convincing
21 Mar 18, 11:18am
Fonterra says its board and CEO Theo Spierings 'have agreed' he will leave later this year; international search under way for replacement and candidates now shortlisted
21 Mar 18, 9:00am
Dairy giant Fonterra lifts milk price forecast to $6.55 from $6.40, but forecasts lower dividend; takes $405 mln write-down on value of its Beingmate shareholding
15 Mar 18, 2:20pm
David Hargreaves fears Fonterra will again 'leave the crowd wanting more' when it fronts for its half-year results next week
14 Mar 18, 3:45pm
UBS analyst forecasts Fonterra will take a writedown of $160 million on its Chinese Beingmate shareholding and reduce dividend payment this year to 32c from 40c last year
7 Feb 18, 11:17am
Latest GlobalDairyTrade auction results give support to the forecast of a $6.40 milk price for farmers - and possibly even a bit better - this season
7 Dec 17, 9:27am
Fonterra cuts 2017/18 forecast Farmgate Milk Price by 35 cents to $6.40 per kgMS reflecting 'prudent approach to ongoing volatility' in the global dairy market
1 Dec 17, 10:53am
Fonterra hit with $183m damages bill over precautionary infant formula recall; Danone sees decision as 'guarantee that the lessons from the crisis will not be forgotten'
5 Oct 17, 8:40am
Keith Woodford discusses Fonterra’s Annual Report, with results driven by commodities and cost savings, and ongoing concerns in China
27 Jul 17, 9:13am
Fonterra is now forecasting a $6.75 milk price for farmers in the current season, but its earnings forecast of 45c to 55c per share is only the same as that for the previous year
24 May 17, 8:39am
Fonterra is now forecasting a $6.15 milk price for farmers this season, up from $6; opening forecast price for next season is $6.50, which is higher than economists thought likely
22 Mar 17, 8:56am
Fonterra set to pay out unchanged dividend of 40c a share; Milk price forecast also unchanged at $6
22 Aug 16, 2:18pm
Theo Spierings explains why Fonterra is in China in the way it is, reveals its focus, and sets out its strategy in the world's largest dairy import market
1 Aug 16, 8:42am
Fonterra says earnings per share this season may be in the 50c to 60c range, up from 45c to 55c in the past season
27 May 16, 1:35pm
Allan Barber wonders if Fonterra has actually captured the 'value' and 'velocity' gains from its new focus on value extraction
26 May 16, 8:47am
Fonterra leaves current season forecast price at $3.90; expects improvement in market conditions over new season but urges farmers to be cautious


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