Bill Roest joins Synlait Milk board

Shaun Weston15 May 2013

Synlait Milk has appointed Bill Roest as a non-executive director. Roest recently retired as chief financial officer of one of New Zealand's largest listed companies, Fletcher Building Ltd.

Synlait Milk chairman Graeme Milne said that Roest will bring a wealth of experience to the Synlait board.

"Bill's governance skills and deep understanding of international business will add further depth to the board of Synlait Milk as the company pursues its vision to be a trusted supplier of choice to some of the world's best milk-based health and nutrition companies."

Bill Roest had a long and varied career with the Fletcher group, including the last 12 years as chief financial officer of Fletcher Building Ltd, from which he retired in April 2013.