Elected Directors

Mr Andrew Johnson

Mr Johnson is currently co-owner/manager of Mt Boothby Pastoral Company, a mixed farming family operation comprising a 1,500 sow farrow to finish operation, along with beef, lamb, wool, seed and mixed cropping in the mid north and southeast regions of …

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Dr Brian Luxford

Dr Luxford has been employed at Rivalea, the largest Australian pork producer, since 1988 and currently manages the company’s Research and Innovation, Demand Planning and Quality Assurance. The position covers technical support, research, and management across all sectors of the …

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Mr David Plant

Mr Plant is General Manager of Monogastric production and a member of the Executive Board for Milne AgriGroup. He is responsible for budgeting, profitability and strategic development of the pig and chicken businesses and works closely with the marketing team …

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Mr Rod Hamann

Mr Hamann is CEO of Sunpork Farms – South. He retains Directorships for Auspork Limited, Big River Pork Abattoir and PorkScan Pty Ltd. Mr Hamann also sits as a member of the SA government appointed Pig Industry Advisory Group, the …

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Ms Edwina Beveridge

Ms Beveridge CA is a pork producer from Young, NSW. She has significant industry involvement through the NSW Farmers Pork Committee, representing other farmers as an APL Delegate, and as a member of the NSW Primary Industries Ministerial Advisory Committee. She …

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Specialist Directors

Mr Andrew Baxter

Acting Chair

B.Bus (Mktg), FAMI, FAICD Mr Baxter has successfully led major professional services firms for the past 11 years, most recently as the Chairman of Publicis Communications, one of the largest communications agency groups in the country. Mr Baxter also has over …

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Mrs Kathy Grigg

B.Ec., FCPA, FAICD Mrs Grigg has a background in finance and operational management. She is currently the Chair of PorkScan Pty Ltd, a Director of Suncorp Portfolio Services Ltd, Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Department of Treasury …

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Mr Geoffrey Starr

B.A. Hons, Business Studies, Marketing Major, GAICD Mr Starr has an impressive pedigree with a background in marketing and the food industry and brings a wealth of knowledge to APL. Most recently, Mr Starr was Chief Executive of George Weston Foods. …

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