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MLA begins recruitment for new Managing Director

15 January 2024

The search is on for a significant leadership position in the Australian red meat and livestock industry, with recruitment underway for a new Managing Director of Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA).

MLA Chairman, Mr Alan Beckett, said that applications are sought for the position until the closing date of 2 February, 2024.

“This is an exciting opportunity for a proven senior executive who will work with a skill-based board and an organisation with a global presence, delivering outcomes for the Australian red meat and livestock industry,” Mr Beckett said.

“MLA’s purpose is to deliver world leading outcomes that fuel global competitiveness, sustainability and producer profitability. The MD will develop, refine and implement the company’s strategic plan, identifying key priorities in alignment with the industry strategic plan, Red Meat 2030."

“They will also engage heavily with stakeholders at all levels and have excellent supply chain knowledge. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic and innovative industry, working with a dedicated and passionate team.”

MLA services the red meat industry through innovative research, development and adoption programs and effective domestic and international marketing and market development programs.

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