Angus through the ages speaker spotlights

May 8, 2019 11:51 am

Robert Herrmann from Mercado and Marcel Moodley from Costco Wholesale will be speaking during the Angus through the ages National Conference on May 23rd and 24th in Albury NSW.

Robert Herrmann, Mercado – ‘The Angus Premium and what it means for producers’

Mecardo is an independent, specialist Agricultural consulting service with its focus firmly on creating meaningful advice, strategy and insight driven from data and in-depth understanding of the agriculture industry.

While individual rural business advisory is still a core service of the business today, Mecardo’s reputation for high-quality agricultural market intelligence and extensive experience throughout the supply chain has grown and evolved. Today, Mecardo uses these values to deliver analysis and consulting services at regional and national levels with commercial outcomes that are practical, achieve results for business or industry development and provide insight for policy and strategy.

The independence of Mecardo allows it to seek the best outcome for its clients. Mecardo has vigorously protected this independence, which has become a valuable asset for it’s public and private sector clients who operate at levels throughout the supply chain.


Marcel Moodley, Costco Wholesale – ‘Value of knowing its Angus to supermarket customers and what that looks like in the future’

Marcel Moodley is the Assistant General Merchandise Manager overseeing Fresh Foods for Costco Australia.

Originally from Cape Town South Africa, Marcel brings close to 30 years retail experience both in buying and operation roles.

Previous to Costco, Marcel worked for Woolworths South Africa, starting as a student to eventually running his own store before moving into a buying function.

Marcel then immigrated to Auckland, New Zealand in 2000, before taking up a buying role with Progressive Enterprises for the next 6 years.

In 2006, Marcel moved to Sydney where he worked for Gloria Jeans Coffee, before joining Costco Wholesale in 2009. For the last 10 years, Marcel has been driving the focus on fresh foods in Costco Australia.