John BatistichIndependent Chairperson
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 InfantiManaging Director
Serge joined Foodco in 1990 and has been leading Foodco’s global business since 2007. Prior to this, Serge was responsible for managing Foodco’s development and leasing team. Serge was previously a Foodco franchise partner successfully operating two Jamaica Blue and two Muffin Break cafes. Prior to becoming a Foodco franchise partner Serge held various management, financial and marketing roles at IBM Australia and Asia Pacific.
Robert FitzgeraldExecutive 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 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.