Alumni Profiles

Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith

Prolife Foods

Chief Executive

Andrew is currently Chief Executive Officer of Prolife Foods, a position he has held since February 2009. During his time at Prolife he has led significant growth of the company including expansion into Australia and Asia/Middle East.

Andrew has been a New Zealand Food & Grocery Council board member for five years, one of his major projects has included setting up an export initiative.

Prior to his current role Andrew was in the FMCG industry where he held general management and marketing positions with Fonterra (global and NZ scope) for nine
years; Unilever (NZ and Australia scope) for five years; Procter & Gamble (UK and Ireland scope) for three years.

He is also an Advisor Director on two smaller New Zealand food companies.

Andrew is married with two children (20 years and 18 years).