Australian Certified Organic appoints new CEO
Australian Certified Organic has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer.
After a six-month recruitment process, Ben Copeman will take up the role from 24th July 2017.
Copeman has previously worked as the CEO of the Royal National and Capital Agricultural Society in Canberra and as the General Manager of The National Association of Sustainable Agriculture Australia.
Joe Siegel, Chairman of Australian Certified Organic (ACO), said the he was pleased to welcome Copeman to the job.
“With strong client service, technical and strategic competence, together with great levels of knowledge and passion for the organic sector, Ben is well placed to hit the ground running,” he said.
Copeman said he was looking forward to contributing to helping expand the ACO brand.
“The organics sector is growing at a phenomenal rate, which makes it one of the most exciting industries to be a part of right now,” he said.
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