A2 Milk chief executive and managing director Jayne Hrdlicka intends to sell some of her newly-acquired a2 Milk shares to cover her Australian tax obligations but she also wants to build a shareholding in the company.

Dual-listed a2 Milk said earlier today that the last tranche of transitional rights used to entice Hrdlicka away from her previous employer - Qantas - had vested.

"In Australia the tax obligation sets in upon vesting of the shares," Hrdlicka said in a statement to the Herald.

"I will at some point need to sell a portion of my shares to cover the tax

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