Angus Youth Alumni Jason Strong has recently been announced as the new Managing Director of Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA).
Mr Strong has a long association with not only the Angus Youth program but beef industry youth programs as a whole.
In 1990 Mr Strong was the winner of Angus Australia’s National Judging Competition and awarded the University of Illinois Scholarship, which saw him travel to the USA to spend time at one of the USA’s best agricultural universities.
Mr Strong was integral in the development of the Angus Youth Roundup, coordinating what was considered the first truly National Angus Youth event in Glen Innes NSW in 1993.
Mr Strong was is a past Chairman and Director of the Australian Beef Industry Foundation and one of the drivers behind the Intercollegiate Meat Judging program in Australia.