Robert Biddle

New Brahman CEO appointed

Robert Biddle will take over as Chief Executive Officer of the ABBA from John Croaker at the end of January 2017.

Australian Brahman Breeders’ Association President Shane Bishop has announced Robert Biddle will take over as Chief Executive Officer of the Association from John Croaker at the end of January 2017.

Mr Biddle has extensive experience in business and financial management, trading of commodities and management of a large extensive agricultural operation.

He has most recently been Director of Business – Consultant with MG Corporation which has large scale agricultural, cattle grazing and aquaculture investments in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.

Mr Biddle  was owner/manager of a partnership property in the New England region of New South Wales where he established a successful Merino stud joining 5000 merino ewes and also running 350 commercial cows as well as cropping.

He has managed major trials with the Sheep Co-operative Research Centre (CRC), Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) and University of Sydney (USYD).

Mr Biddle holds a degree in Agricultural Business from the University of New England as well as a Diploma in Property Stock and Station Agent and Auctioneer Speciality License from Hawkesbury Ag College and a Diploma in Master of Butchery.

Mr Bishop said he was a very enthusiastic person with excellent communication, presentation and organisational skills.

“I am confident Robert has the ability to adapt to the new challenges involved with the position and the leadership skills and personality to build strong relationships among our membership and the broader cattle and beef industry to continue the advancement of our breed and the Association” Mr Bishop said.

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