Corporate / Organizational Members:
Air New Zealand
Air New Zealand is an international airline with a Pacific Rim focus operating, on average, 500 flights a day within a network of 52 cities in 16 countries including 26 destinations within New Zealand. Consistently rated among the world’s best international airlines, Air New Zealand was named “Airline of the Year” by Air Transport World in 2010 and 2012.
American Chamber of Commerce in New Zealand Inc.
The American Chamber of Commerce in New Zealand promotes two-way trade and investment between New Zealand and the United States and in the Asia-Pacific region. The United States is one of New Zealand’s largest trading partner, and U.S. companies operating in New Zealand account for investment totaling more than $NZ12.6 billion and thousands of jobs. New Zealand-based businesses form the majority of the AmCham’s members.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand Ltd
Beef + Lamb NZ, the farmer-owned industry organization representing New Zealand’s sheep and beef farmers, supports a growing and sustainable sheep and beef industry. The organization’s four programs – Farm, Market, People and Information – deliver innovative tools and services to support informed decision making, and continuous improvement in market access, product positioning and farming systems for NZ’s sheep and beef sector.
Blank Rome LLP
Blank Rome is an international law firm offering a wide range of services including advice on all aspects of international trade regulation. The firm offers an unusual blend of regulatory, transactional, tax and litigation experience, combined with trade policy expertise, which allows Blank Rome to assess the impact of trade policy considerations on its clients’ ability to conduct business internationally.
BowerGroupAsia is a business advisory company that focuses specifically on New Zealand, Australia, Southeast Asia (ASEAN) and Taiwan. With offices in New Zealand and nine other Asia Pacific countries, the firm offers strategic planning, business development, support for transactions, risk management and granular support on the ground in the region.
Cargill is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. Founded in 1865, the privately-held company employs 139,000 people in 65 countries and earned $119.5 billion in 2011 revenues. The company uses innovation and collaboration to help customers succeed, sharing its global knowledge and experience to help meet economic, environmental and social challenges.
For more than 85 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been driving positive change on every continent. With 2011 revenues of $60 billion, it is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company also is a leading services provider through Caterpillar Financial Services, Remanufacturing Services, Logistics Services and Progress Rail Services.
Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services and wealth management.
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Commonwealth Bank is a leading provider of integrated financial services in the Asia-Pacific region. Services include: retail, premium, business and institutional banking; funds management, superannuation, insurance, investment and share broking products. The Group is one of the largest listed companies on the Australian Securities Exchange and is included in the Morgan Stanley Capital Global Index.
Emergency Committee for American Trade (ECAT)
Founded in 1967, ECAT is an organization of leading U.S. international businesses representing all major sectors of the American economy. Its members’ annual worldwide sales exceed $3.0 trillion and they employ more than 6.4 million persons. ECAT promotes economic growth through the expansion of international trade and investment.
212° Equity / Fahrenheit Wellness Fund NZ
212° Equity is an investment management group, managing growth capital investments in the healthy living sector. Based in New York and Boston, the firm is establishing an affiliated fund in New Zealand, the Fahrenheit Wellness Fund NZ, which will focus on growth capital investments in NZ consumer products companies with global aspirations.
Fonterra (USA) is a dairy ingredients company serving American customers with both imported and U.S.-manufactured products for sale in the U.S. market and for export from the United States. It is part of Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd., a New Zealand based multinational dairy company representing more than 11,000 dairy farmers.
With 30,000 employees worldwide and innovative technologies—from search to Chrome to Gmail—Google provides a variety of tools to help businesses and individuals succeed on and off the web. The company builds products that make the web simpler, faster and more useful. And Google is committed to the open web, making it easier for developers to contribute to the online ecosystem and move the web forward.
The world’s largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure, creating seamless, secure, context-aware experiences for a connected world. HP employs 349,600 employees worldwide and serves more than 1 billion customers in more than 170 countries. Revenues for the four fiscal quarters ending October 31, 2011 totaled $127.2 billion.
Kraft Foods is a global snacks powerhouse with an unrivaled portfolio of brands people love. It is the world’s second largest food company with customers in more than 170 countries and annual revenues of $54.4 billion in 2011. More than 80 percent of its revenues come from products that hold the No. 1 share position in their respective categories. Kraft Foods is a global leader in innovation, marketing, health & wellness and sustainability.
National Australia Bank
National Australia Bank Group is a financial services group with over 12 million customers and 50,000 employees, operating more than 1,750 stores and service centers globally. Its major businesses include the Bank of New Zealand, which offers retail, small business, commercial, corporate, agribusiness, institutional and investment and insurance services.
New Zealand Winegrowers
New Zealand Winegrowers was established in March 2002 as a joint initiative of the New Zealand Grape Growers Council, representing the interests of New Zealand’s independent grapegrowers, and the Wine Institute of New Zealand, representing New Zealand wineries. New Zealand Winegrowers is the national organisation for New Zealand’s grape and wine sector. The organisation currently has approximately 1000 grower members and 700 winery members.
Northern Trust Corp.
Northern Trust Corporation is a global leader in delivering innovative investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions to corporations, institutions and affluent individuals. For more than 120 years, the firm has evolved with the changing needs of its clients and the world.
Oracle Corporation, incorporated in 2005, is an enterprise software company. With over 380,000 customers in more than 145 countries and 2011 revenues of $35.6 billion, the company develops, manufactures, markets, distributes and services database and middleware software, applications software and hardware systems. It operates in three business segments: software, hardware systems and services.
Pfizer is an American multinational biopharmaceutical corporation founded in 1849. We have a leading portfolio of products and medicines that support wellness and prevention, as well as treatment and cures for diseases across a broad range of therapeutic areas. We are committed to applying science and our global resources to improve health and well-being by providing access to safe, affordable and innovative treatments and quality health care.
Pratt & Whitney
Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company, is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of both commercial and military aircraft engines, industrial gas turbines and space propulsion systems. The company earned revenues of $13.4 billion in 2011 and employs 36,000 people who support more than 11,000 customers worldwide.
Preti Flaherty LLP
Preti Flaherty is one of northern New England’s largest law firms. The firm works with clients as creative, strategic partners to help move their businesses forward. With offices in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Washington DC and Bedminster, NJ, it offers expertise in multi-state and cross-border matters.
Saatchi & Saatchi
Saatchi & Saatchi is a full service, integrated communications network with 6,000 employees in 140 offices in 76 countries. The company is in the business of getting people to fall in love with its clients’ products and services. Saatchi & Saatchi believes passionately in the power of ideas to differentiate, motivate and generate loyalty beyond reason.
Time Warner Inc.
Time Warner Inc., a global leader in media and entertainment with businesses in television, film and publishing, uses its industry-leading operating scale and brands to create, package and deliver high-quality content worldwide through multiple distribution outlets. Its divisions, including Time Inc., Home Box Office, Turner Broadcasting System and Warner Bros. Entertainment, maintain unrivaled reputations for creativity and excellence.
Founded in 1957, TREAD Corporation provides innovative, high-quality commercial explosives equipment solutions by promoting safety and excellence in an environment of trusted partnerships with its associates, customers, suppliers and community. As a manufacturer of bulk handling equipment, it services the explosives industry worldwide.
URS Corporation is a leading provider of engineering, construction and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around the world. With more than 56,000 employees in nearly 50 countries, it provides program management; planning, design and engineering; systems engineering and technical assistance; construction and construction management; operations and maintenance; and decommissioning and closure services.
Westpac Banking Corporation (Westpac) was established in Australia in 1817. With 570,000 employees worldwide, Westpac includes New Zealand Banking, which offers banking, wealth, and insurance products for consumer and small-to-medium business customers in New Zealand. Banking products are provided under the Westpac brand, while insurance and wealth products are provided by Westpac Life New Zealand and BT New Zealand.