Tru-Test names Simon Mander as new chief executive

Tru-Test Corp has hired Simon Mander to lead the agritech company as it looks to build earnings after a hard round of cost-cutting in response to last year’s dairy downturn.

Mander started at the Auckland-based company today, replacing Greg Muir who stepped down after more than eight years in the top job. Chairman John Loughlin told BusinessDesk Mander brings “a very focused approach to cost and margin management” with a strong set of business analysis and profit maximisation skills.

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