LIC | Board of Directors


Board of Directors

Murray King

CHAIRMAN, SOUTHERN


  • Chartered Member - Institute of Directors
  • Nuffield Scholar
  • Kellogg Rural Leadership 
  • Rabobank Executive Development Program 
  • Te Hono – Stanford Boot camp
  • B.Com Ag (Lincoln)
  • Dip Hort. (Lincoln)

Murray and Sarah farm a number of dairy properties in North Canterbury and Nelson, plus associated support blocks. Murray has a background in farm management consultancy and has other business interests in Canterbury and overseas dairying, farm automation and food processing.

Murray’s association with LIC includes:

  • Shareholder Councillor 2004-2009 representing the Upper South Island Wards
  • Former Liaison Farmer and AB Technician 
  • Farmer submitter to Primary Industry Select Committee on LIC’s future as a result of Dairy Industry Restructure Act (DIRA 2001)

Other previous industry interests include: 

  • Fonterra Directors Remuneration Committee 
  • South Island Dairy Development Centre 
  • SIDE Committee

Directorships Held


•    Milktech Ltd
•    Waimea Community Dam Limited
•    Long Plantation Investments Ltd 
•    Callura Dairies Management Limited
•    Dry Stream Irrigation Company Limited
•    NZ Dairy Dessert Company



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