Leadership transition for GrainCorp Malt

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by Rachael Jones

GrainCorp (ASX:GNC) has appointed a new President of GrainCorp Malt – current Chief Operations Officer Darren Smith.

President Greg Friberg will retire at the end of the year after 37 years in agribusiness and 21 years in the malting industry.

GrainCorp Managing Director and CEO Mark Palmquist paid tribute to Mr Friberg saying that under Greg’s leadership GrainCorp Malt has established an excellent position and reputation with brewers and distillers.

Mr Smith’s appointment as President of GrainCorp Malt is effective from 1 January 2019.

Mr Friberg will remain as an advisor through to 31 March 2019.

Shares in GrainCorp (ASX:GNC) are trading 0.86 per cent higher to $8.24

Rachael Jones

Finance News Network
Rachael comes to FNN after working for Fairfax Media covering international breaking news, including the global economy and politics. She joined FNN in February 2018. She has reported on Australia’s finance news for various organisations since 2000 and has also interviewed a number of key business players, including Bill Gates. Rachael has also worked across a number of countries, including the UK and the US.