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Alex Ball new CEO at Herefords Australia

Alex Ball new CEO at Herefords Australia

30 May 2016 | Farm Weekly/FarmOnline | WA/Natonal

One of the nation’s leading red meat scientists, Dr Alex Ball, has been appointed as chief executive officer of Herefords Australia. 

Dr Ball previously served as general manager of red meat innovation with Meat and Livestock Australia and replaces John McKew, who resigned for personal reasons. 

He will officially take up the new position on July 3 but will be introduced to the membership at the Herefords Australia National Show and Sale at Dubbo on June 6-7. 

Mr McKew will remain in the role until the Herefords Australia annual general meeting on June 5. 

Dr Ball has been at the forefront of MLA’s work into genetic improvement, the Sheep CRC and objective carcase measurement. 

He completed a Bachelor of Rural Science (Honours) and a PhD from the University of New England, the Australian Institute of Company Directors course and is a fellow of the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation. Read the full article here, or download it below.

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