Ridley Corporation appoint new CEO and MD

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by Rachael Jones

Animal nutrition solutions Ridley Corporation (ASX:RIC) has appointed Quinton Hildebrand as its new Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director (CEO).

He will start his duties next week after Interim CEO David Lord steps down and resume his role as a non-executive director and Chair of the Remuneration and Nominations Committee.

Quinton's last role was as Chief Commercial Officer at Ingham’s Group (ASX:ING) and prior to that in CEO and Executive Director roles within the sugar industry.

Quinton’s experience in the poultry industry will be of significant value to Ridley and he also brings a strong track record in building high performance management teams, in developing strategies to drive business growth, and in extracting value from the supply chain.

Shares in Ridley Corporation (ASX:RIC) are trading 1.02 per cent higher at 99 cents.

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