Managing Director, Ceres Australasia
John is an experienced Head Of Sales and Marketing with a demonstrated history of working in the food production industry. Skilled in Negotiation, Business Planning, Sales, Market Analysis, and Management. Strong sales professional with more than thirty years experience in grain storage operations and logistics along with flour mill operation and end product usage to consumers.
Managing Director of Ceres Australasia, John’s company has an exclusive agency agreement with Cargill Australia for Pacific, and Italian markets, for a range or agricultural products.
John began his career with the Australian Wheat Board (AWB) in logistics and rose to the role of AWB Regional Manager Pacific, Europe, North Africa and the Philippines. He was subsequently appointed Head of Sales and Marketing (Australia, Pacific) for Cargill Australia where he led a team promoting the quality of Australian wheat to key international markets.
John has a Post Graduate Diploma (Finance and Accounting) from the University of Technology (Sydney).