Sheep Producers Australia announces new Chief Executive Officer
3 March 2022

Sheep Producers Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Bonnie Skinner as the new Chief Executive Officer.

Ms Skinner has broad experience working within the agricultural sector and has been an integral part of Sheep Producers Australia’s team having commenced working with the organisation in July 2018 as the Product Integrity Policy Manager to being appointed the Deputy CEO in 2021.

“Bonnie has been appointed after an extensive and thorough Australia-wide recruitment process. The Board and I are delighted that she has been successful and look forward to continuing to work with her on behalf of the industry”. Andrew Spencer SPA Chair.

“Bonnie has an extensive background in biosecurity and animal science, with a strong balance of practical experience and understanding of the political considerations associated with the red meat industry supply chain. Bonnie has been acting in the role of CEO since October 2021 and was the preferred candidate amongst a very strong field.” Mr Spencer.

“The Board and Policy Council have considerable knowledge and expertise, and I am looking forward to continuing to work with the SPA team, our members and producers to focus on delivering the many policy and advocacy opportunities the sheep industry has before it.” Bonnie Skinner SPA CEO.

“Sheep meat production is a significant industry that supports nearly every region in southern Australia and has underpinned the prosperity of the country and employed generations of Australians. As CEO, I will continue to advocate on issues that affect sheep production businesses and to ensure a productive, profitable and sustainable sheep industry. This is the time to embrace a culture of collaboration and innovation.” Ms Skinner.

 

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