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· Andrae unveiled as new Australian Pork boss
· APL turns to beef to find new CEO, Margo Andrae
Andrae unveiled as new Australian Pork boss
Zach Relph, Countryman (Australia)
via The West Australian - 5 June 2019
Australian Pork Limited has appointed a new boss, handing the reins to red meat figurehead Margo Andrae.
Ms Andrae stepped away from her position as Cattle Council of Australia chief executive today to be unveiled as Australian Pork’s incoming head honcho.
Ms Andrae is set to start the role in August, replacing outgoing chief executive Andrew Spencer, and said she was eager promote the country’s pig farmers and “put more pork on more forks”.
“Australia has a fantastic clean, green product,” she said.
“Our pork industry should be congratulated for its world leading animal welfare practices, meticulous biosecurity and particularly for its transparency.
Ms Andrae joined the Cattle Council in March 2017 and was appointed interim chief executive four months later...
APL turns to beef to find new CEO, Margo Andrae
Andrew Marshall and Gregor Heard, North Queensland Register (Australia)
5 Jun 2019
Cattle Council of Australia's chief executive officer, Margo Andrae, is moving from the red meat camp to head up Australian Pork Limited.
Ms Andrae has been appointed as CEO of the peak industry and marketing corporation, following long chief executive Andrew Spencer's resignation, announced late last year.
Ms Andrae, who has been in her current job for two years, has agri-leadership and business management skills across a range of fields.
She commences her new job on August 1.
Before joining the CCA, initially in a media role for six months, she held leadership jobs at Agrifood Skills Australia, Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation and CSIRO.
APL's board chairman, David Lock, said Ms Andrae was ready to tackle the current industry challenges, including biosecurity risks from imports, increased interest in animal welfare and the need for further transparency.
"The pork industry in Australia is not without its challenges, however I am confident the wider APL network will continue to deliver under Margo's leadership," he said.Ms Andrae was looking forward to representing pork producers' the best interests.
"There are opportunities for the industry and I look forward to working with the APL team and producers to put more pork on more forks," she said.
"Australia has a fantastic clean, green product...