Mark Hall Commercial Manager

Mark has deep roots in the dairy industry having been born raised and working on a farm before spending some time in the animal health industry. He then went on to spend almost 24 years in Fonterra and became proficient through operations, technical leadership, and commercial roles.

Mark has also led high performing and highly engaged technical teams delivering on multi-million-dollar projects. In addition, in Mark’s technical capacity, he has invested much of his time developing and mentoring many young technical graduates into the industry.

Key Skills

  • Builds strong and long-lasting relationships and networks
  • Demonstrates functional technical skills
  • High level of integrity and building trust
  • Focuses on customer needs and delivering responsive high-quality results whilst leaving high levels of customer satisfaction
  • Utilizes excellent problem-solving skills
  • Empowers others through knowledge transfer and coaching of subject matter content
  • Conducts effective customer and supplier relationship management
  • Engages and leads team’s leadership successfully


  • Diploma in Dairy Technology (Distinction)
  • Diploma in Competitive Manufacturing Management
  • Hazard and Operability studies for leaders
  • NZITO Assessor for Unit Standard 769 – Membrane Processing


Mark is very active and loves getting involved with triathlons, on and off-road marathons and mountain biking. In addition, he loves being engaged with the rural community he lives in and strives to undertake new adventures with his family when the opportunity presents itself.

Mark’s Business Commitment

Being a recognized industry expert, with a track record of integrity, engagement and results, I strive each day to continually grow and make myself better. This results in a sharing or passing of value on to others, resulting in win-win outcomes for both customers and stakeholders.