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Fonterra to shed 300 admin jobs

12 July, 2013

Fonterra has announced it will shed 300 administrative jobs as part of its Support Services review. The company has also announced a number of new management appointments.

Spring Gully Foods no longer in a pickle

01 July, 2013

Spring Gully Foods is back under family control after several months under the administration of Meertens. The company’s 300 creditors voted to accept a DoCA which will return them 100 cents in the dollar on outstanding debts.

New Group Vice President International for GSF

19 June, 2013

Distributor and food processor Golden State Foods has announced the appointment of John Broekhuis as Group Vice President, International.

AFGC promises two dedicated SME Board seats

31 May, 2013

Small to medium enterprises will have stronger representation on the Australian Food and Grocery Council Board, following changes to the Board’s composition.

pitt&sherry appoints national leader for food and beverage unit

24 May, 2013

pitt&sherry has appointed a new National Leader - Food and Beverage. Andrew Buckley comes to the role having previously been Senior Project Engineer for the Food and Beverage business unit.

Patties appoints new Chair

23 April, 2013

Mark Smith has been appointed Chairman and Non-Executive Director of Patties Foods, taking over the role from Chris Riordan.

New chair for AFGC Board

21 February, 2013

Terry O’Brien, Managing Director of Simplot Australia, has been elected as the new chair of the Australian Food and Grocery Council Board following the resignation of John Doumani.

New CEO for Milmeq

13 December, 2012

Mike Lightfoot has been appointed CEO of Milmeq after current CEO Matthew Wall announced his intention to retire at the end of 2012.

In the wrong job? Mutton elected to Pork CRC Board

22 November, 2012

Dennis Mutton and Sandra Di Blasio have been elected to the Board of Directors of the CRC for High Integrity Australian Pork at its 2012 annual general meeting in Melbourne.

Matthews appoints new GM of operations

19 November, 2012

Matthews Australasia has appointed Mark Dingley to the role of general manager of operations. Dingley joined Matthews in 1994 in customer service and was involved in developing iDSnet and its roadmap.

Weston Milling creates new senior position

13 November, 2012

Robyn Murray has been appointed to the newly created position of Director of Food Technology and Quality at Weston Milling, a division of George Weston Foods.

Southern Cross Compressors appoints new National Service Manager

22 October, 2012

As part of ‘aggressive’ expansion plans, Southern Cross Compressors has appointed Daryl Edwards as its National Service Manager.

Derek Ford welcomed as new APPMA Director to the Board

18 October, 2012

APPMA has welcomed Derek Ford as new Director to the Board. Ford held the position from 2006 to 2008 and returned to the Board in September.

New look for bulk materials handling specialist

08 October, 2012

Fresco Systems has been in the business of bulk materials handling and process systems for 18 years and says its new look is a more accurate reflection of the company’s current identity.

Peters appoints new Chief Executive

05 September, 2012

Stephen Audsley has been appointed the new Chief Executive of Peters as part of the transition of the company from Nestlé to Pacific Equity Partners.

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