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Jeff Odgers is the new chair of Dairy Australia

  • By: Farm Tender "Prime"
  • Dec 01, 2017

Victorian dairy farmer Jeff Odgers has been appointed Chair of Dairy Australia, replacing outgoing Chair Geoff Akers, who stepped down at today’s Annual General Meeting.

Mr Akers, who is retiring from the Board having reached the maximum tenure under the Constitution, leaves behind a legacy of innovation for the industry, with cutting edge research and development programs, as well as significant international partnerships a hallmark of his time in the position.

“I am very proud to have been a part of Dairy Australia’s development and, as a dairy farmer, I look forward to the continued advancement of this incredible industry,” he said.

Mr Odgers paid tribute to Mr Akers and said he was looking forward to working with Dairy Australia's Board, staff and the broader industry.

“I’d like to personally thank Geoff for his significant contribution during his time as Dairy Australia Chair,” he said...
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