Steven Carden
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Steven Carden

Pāmu / Landcorp

Chief executive

  • Appointed 2013. Resignation announced April 2021.
  • Led transformational strategic change.
  • General manager of PGG Wrightson Seeds Australia from 2010, after being group manager of business development from 2008.
  • Worked at McKinsey & Company in New York and Auckland (2003-2008).
  • General manager of NZ’s first internet retailing company, FlyingPig.
  • In 1998 founded the First Foundation, helping talented but financially disadvantaged secondary school students complete university.
  • Author of NZ Unleashed.
  • Holds an LLB and BA from Auckland University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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