Our Board

John Batistich

John Batistich

Non-Executive Director

John first joined the Foodco Board in 2017 as an Independent Director. John has over 24 years of cross sector experience in Research, Marketing, Digital and General Management with blue chip companies like Westfield Group, Interbrand, Wrigley Company, PepsiCo Foods, Kimberly Clark and Lion Nathan. More recently John was Westfield’s Marketing Director including being responsible for Digital Innovation.

Serge Infanti

Serge Infanti

Executive Chairman

Serge initially joined Foodco in 1990 as a franchise partner successfully operating two Jamaica Blue and two Muffin Break cafes, before joining the executive team to lead the development, leasing and store design and constructions teams . From 2007 Serge lead the global business in his role as Managing Director and in his current role as Executive Chairman is responsible for international licensed operations, key global projects, supporting the UK growth plan and franchise industry representation. Prior to Foodco, Serge held various management, financial and marketing roles at IBM Australia and Asia Pacific.

Robert Fitzgerald

Robert Fitzgerald

Executive Director

Robert joined Foodco in 2010 and is responsible for Foodco’s Enterprise Systems and Corporate development. Prior to joining Foodco Robert worked in the financial services industry for over 20 years. Robert had a variety of senior client focused roles with UBS Investment Bank. Most recently Robert was a Managing Director with UBS Asia based in Hong Kong.

Norman Fitzgerald

Norman Fitzgerald

Director

Norman and his son, James, first invested in Foodco in 1990 when the business operated 4 stores. Norman has a background in innovation and entrepreneurship. Norman was a founder of New Zealand’s largest medical science business, Southern Community Laboratories. Southern is now a member of the Healthscope Group and provides medical services across New Zealand.