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 on branding and new product development. The meat division is integrated with production, slaughter and further processing capabilities all contributing to a range of branded fresh and further processed retail ready products. With over 35 years’ experience in Australian and European pig and poultry industries; he has gained a wealth of experience in staff management, commercial management and business development. In addition, his experience through value chain analysis work with major retailers including Tesco in the UK, Mr Plant has a good knowledge of supply chain management. Mr Plant has been an APL elected director for 5 years and Delegate for seven years and with his passion for the pig industry and knowledge of high welfare production systems he was elected as a member of the Board’s Quality Assurance and Animal Welfare Committee. Mr Plant is also a Director of Harvey Pork Gourmet Foods – his passion for quality food led to the creation of a regionally based gourmet food business supplying independent retail and quality butchers.