Russell is a senior executive with extensive experience in Leadership, Sales & Marketing, Innovation and Supply Chain within the Agribusiness and Food Industries, both in Australia and Internationally.
His exceptional strategic and operational skills are supported by a sound understanding of the Australian, New Zealand, European and Asian markets, the ability to negotiate and secure equitable and commercially beneficial long-term contracts, an ability to effect positive step changes on EBIT and a reputation for building cohesive and effective teams. With a passion for wanting to make a differene and develop people. Through coaching and mentoring, Russell engages with others and inspires them to bring out their best by supporting them to identify clear actions to achieve their individual and team goals.
Russel has worked across a number of industries for ICI, Kraft Foods, Fonterra Group, CSR and Murray Goulburn.
Russell's qualifications include Harvard Business School Agribusiness Leadership Programme, Kellogg Business School Executive leadership Programme and a Bachelor of Business (Finance and Marketing), Swinburne University.
Russell's specialisations include Leadership, Strategic Planning, Effective Team Building, Culture Change Managment, Leadership Coaching, Performance Management, Organisational Design, Effective Negotiations, Powerful Presentations, Sales and Marketing, Innovation, Supply Chain and Value Chain Analysis.