Bega Cheese has acquired a 15% stake in its rival, Warrnambool Cheese & Butter, with Bega Cheese executive chairman Barry Irvin joining the WCB board, and the two companies forming a strategic management...

The managing director of dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn has announced his intention to quit, after over a decade in the role. Stephen O’Rourke will leave the business next July after 12 years...

Australia’s second-largest independent supermarket group, Foodworks, has appointed a new CEO to replace Peter Noble, architect of the company’s disastrous attempt to acquire 45 struggling Coles...

Discount giant Aldi has named a new managing director for its business in Australia. The retailer, which runs 230 stores in Australia, has promoted buying MD Tom Daunt to head up its local operations in...

The Consumer Goods Forum has released their annual Top of Mind survey, revealing that economy and consumer demand still top the list of concerns for key decision makers in retail and consumer goods. The...

The Chairman, CEO and CFO of UK-based confectioner Cadbury have all announced their intention to resign in the wake of Kraft’s successful takeover offer. The Board of Cadbury had been vehemently...

Heinz has appointed Bob Ostryniec to the newly created position of Chief Supply Chain Officer – which will see him “drive worldwide initiatives to leverage the Company’s global scale,...

The National Marketing Director of brewer Lion Nathan, Margaret Zabel, is stepping down to pursue other opportunities after six years in the position. Zabel’s role will be assumed by NSW Regional...

Foster’s has today announced the appointment of John Pollaers to the role of Managing Director, Carlton and United Breweries, following last month’s departure of Alex Stevens. Mr Pollaers’...

ASX-listed malt producer and flour miller GrainCorp has today reported the resignation of Managing Director Mark Irwin, with immediate effect. Mr Ian Wilton, currently GrainCorp’s Chief Financial...