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Johnny Rowe – Banking

In the first of a new series of stories about OE agri-Kiwis, Johnny Rowe transferred his kiwi agri-banking career to the bright lights-big city of London and not only survived the global financial crisis but has thrived since. Andy Rowe found out Johnny loves the high rolling stakes of global acquisitions but still hankers for the Kiwi farming sector. The ... Read More »

Michael Lawrence – Agribusiness manager

Name – Michael Lawrence Age – 24 Qualification(s) – Bachelor Agri Commerce with honours in rural valuation and farm management Job possibilities – Rural valuation, rural bank manager Employer – Westpac Pay range for first two years – $50,000+ Pay range, 3-5 years – $60,000+ What I like about this job – Relationship building with farmers and other rural professionals both inside and outside. In charge of my ... Read More »

Alexis Muir – Agribusiness partner

Name – Alexis Muir Age – 22 Qualification(s) – B Com Ag (farm management) Job possibilities – Banking, consultancy, sales rep, practical farming etc Employer – BNZ Pay range for first two years – $50,000+ Pay range, 3-5 years – $60,000+ What I like about this job – Opportunity to work with farmers to help them achieve their business goals. Networking with other rural professionals and farmers. Getting ... Read More »

Sophie Stanley – Agri banker/Nuffield Scholar

Sophie Stanley says the biggest barrier to farmers and agri-businesses using social media is lack of training. One of five New Zealanders awarded a Nuffield scholarship last year, Stanley has travelled the world to explore how the agriculture industry harnesses social media. It was an issue the industry should invest in, she said. “If farmers are interested in networking and ... Read More »

Laura Kidd – Agri banker

No matter where you are along life’s journey goal-setting is important – if you don’t know where you are going, how can you get there? Westpac Bank has recently “agri-fied” its Managing Your Money programme to roll out to school students, young farmers, trainees and those progressing along their business building plan. Young Country caught up with agribusiness manager Laura ... Read More »