Jim Delegat is the Executive Chairman of Delegat Group Limited and has been on the Board since the Company listed in 2006. He is responsible for providing strategic direction and monitoring performance to ensure successful delivery of Board approved business plans. He has been involved in the New Zealand wine industry all his working life and is thoroughly experienced in every aspect of the business. Jim is one of only a handful of second generation family wine producers in the country. Active in industry affairs, Jim has been a Director of both the Wine Institute of New Zealand and New Zealand Winegrowers, having previously served on the Board of the Wine Institute of New Zealand for more than 13 years. He is a member of the Institute of Directors.
ACTING MANAGING DIRECTOR
Graeme Lord is the Acting Managing Director of Delegat Group Limited. Graeme is responsible for developing growth plans, building a high performing organisation and executing business plans. He originally joined Delegat in 1999, holding senior executive roles in strategy, marketing and sales leadership roles, and from 2014 to 2018 was the Managing Director. Graeme was appointed a non-executive Director of Delegat Group Limited in July 2020. Graeme was previously CEO of Macpac Wilderness Equipment, and a Consultant with The Boston Consulting Group. He is a member of the Institute of Directors
ROSEMARI (ROSE) DELEGAT
Rose Delegat is a Non-Executive Director of Delegat Group Limited and has been on the Board since the Company listed in 2006. The Group continues to benefit from Rose’s experience and the expertise that she has given to the company for more than 35 years. She was responsible for initiating the Group’s drive into export markets in the 1980s and was the inaugural Chairperson (1987 – 1990) of the special United Kingdom Exporting Group, part of the Wine Institute of New Zealand. She is a member of the Institute of Directors.
DR. ALAN JACKSON
NON-EXECUTIVE INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR
Dr Alan Jackson is a Non-Executive Director of Delegat Group Limited and has been on the Board since 2012. Alan was, until 2009, Chairman Australasia, Senior Vice President and Director of The Boston Consulting Group. He has been an international management consultant since 1987 with The Boston Consulting Group and has proven experience at the most senior levels of international and government business. Alan has worked across a range of industries internationally, including consumer goods companies, supermarkets and retailers, in addition to industrial and resource companies. Alan headed The Boston Consulting Group’s Consumer Goods and Retail practice in Australasia and Asia Pacific. Alan is a Fellow of the Institution of Professional Engineers and Chartered Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Directors. He is also Chairman of New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing and a Director of Aurora Vineyard Limited.
NON-EXECUTIVE INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR
Phillipa Muir is a Non-Executive Director of Delegat Group Limited and joined the Board in 2020. Phillipa is currently also Chair of Fletcher Building’s Employee Educational Fund, Chair of the Auckland Writers Festival Trust and a senior partner in law firm Simpson Grierson, where she heads the firm’s national Employment Law Group and acts across a wide range of industry sectors. Phillipa was awarded the Excellence in Governance Award at the NZ Women in Governance Awards 2018 and has held a number of previous governance roles. She is a member of the Institute of Directors.