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New Appointment to AGMARDT General Manager Position

Media release sent on behalf Jeff Grant, Chairman, AGMARDT

MEDIA RELEASE

22 December 2012

New Appointment to AGMARDT General Manager Position

AGMARDT has secured the services of a well-respected and knowledgeable agricultural businessman. The Chairman of the AGMARDT Board of Trustees, Jeff Grant, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Malcolm Nitschke to the position of General Manager.

Mr Nitschke comes from a strong background in the agricultural sector and brings with him a vast wealth of knowledge gained during his extensive time as an Agri Banker, and latterly as Head of Lending Services Agri, at ANZ and formerly National Bank, as well as owning his own farm at Marton.

“We are very excited to have Malcolm join our team, his previous experience in the agri sector at both corporate and farm levels will be of huge benefit to AGMARDT as we continue to develop and implement our new strategic plan,” says Jeff Grant.

Replacing Stephen Macaulay, who recently resigned as AGMARDT General Manager after 4 and half years, Malcolm starts at AGMARDT on 4 February 2013.



About AGMARDT

The Agricultural and Marketing Research and Development Trust (AGMARDT) invests around $2.5 million per year towards developing world-class capacity and capability within the agricultural, horticultural and Forestry sectors of New Zealand

AGMARDT has three strategic priorities which include:

1. Enabling agribusiness to integrate with customers in the marketplace;
2. Encouraging and supporting innovative solutions in Agribusiness value chains;
3. Supporting future leaders and governance programmes for agribusiness

For further information visit www.agmardt.org.nz

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