Changes to Angus Australia’s management team

December 14, 2015 2:32 pm

Members are advised that following recent personnel changes, the Angus Australia management team has been restructured as follows:

Peter Parnell – Chief Executive Officer
Ron Bower – Administration Manager – Accountant
Andrew Byrne – Breed Development & Extension Manager
Diana Wood – Marketing and Communications Manager
Christian Duff – Strategic Projects Manager
Lee-Anne Turner – Member Services Manager
Christopher de Crespigny – Information Systems Manager

Andrew Byrne (previously Education, Extension and Youth Manager) has taken on the responsibility for managing Angus Australia’s breed development activities, as well as continuing to manage our education and extension services. A new position of Education & Extension Officer will soon be advertised to assist in maintaining (and increasing) the range of Angus Australia’s activities in this area. Due to Andrew’s additional commitments, he will no longer be responsible for overseeing the Angus Youth Program.

Christopher de Crespigny (previously Senior Programmer) has taken over the role of management of Angus Australia’s information technology services (computers, software) along with his continued role in leading and managing Angus Australia’s software development initiatives.

Diana Wood (previously Interim Marketing Manager) will manage Angus Australia’s marketing activities, co-ordinate all print and electronic communications; and, oversee the running of the Angus Youth Program (co-ordinated by Alice Lodge, Youth Development Officer).

Christian Duff (Strategic Projects Manager) will continue to co-ordinate the conduct of the Angus Sire Benchmarking Program as well as developing and leading other major strategic projects currently in the pipeline. Christian will also continue to oversee the implementation of Angus Australia’s export certification program.

Lee-Anne Turner (Member Services Manager) will continue to lead Angus Australia’s Member Services team which provides front-line services to members such a managing the female inventory, registrations, transfers, DNA test requests, export certification, sale catalogue production etc.

Ron Bower will continue to manage Angus Australia’s accounts, human resources, compliance and general administrative support functions.