Statement regarding Grains Australia CEO appointment

23 November, 2020

The Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre (AEGIC) welcomes the appointment of Jonathan Wilson as the inaugural CEO of Grains Australia.

AEGIC Chairman Ron Storey said the formation of Grains Australia was a significant milestone for the Australian grains industry.

“Grains Australia will consolidate important industry good services and functions across the grains value chain,” he said.

“We’re looking forward to complementing the work of Grains Australia and collaborating with Jonathan and the Grains Australia Board to maximise value for Australian growers.

“I congratulate Jonathan on his appointment. Our CEO Richard Simonaitis and the whole AEGIC team look forward to working closely with him as Grains Australia gets off the ground.”

Former AEGIC Chair Terry Enright is the inaugural Chair of Grains Australia.

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AEGIC is an initiative of the Western Australian State Government and Australia’s Grains Research and Development Corporation.

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