ADF Media Release - ADF welcomes new CEO
Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) is very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr David Inall as the incoming Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Australia’s peak dairy farm body.
With a strong background working with industry and government on strategic policy matters, including animal welfare and sustainability, Mr Inall comes into the role after four years as the Senior Vice-President of United Egg Producers based in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
“I am excited to be joining the team at ADF and look forward to working alongside the Chairman and Board, members, the ADF staff as well as the broader value chain, serving whatever active role I can in supporting and advancing the industry”, said Mr Inall.
Having commenced his policy career with the NSW Dairy Farmers' Association, Mr Inall has also held the position of Chief Executive Officer with the Cattle Council of Australia (Canberra), and Livestock Export Manager (Asia & Australia) for Meat & Livestock Australia/Livecorp (Sydney).
“It is an honour to now be returning to this great industry and while dairy farmers are currently navigating their share of challenges, I am confident that the outlook is bright as the industry is poised to seize upon future opportunities”, Mr Inall said.
Mr Inall has a Bachelor in agricultural science from the University of Western Sydney and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
ADF Interim CEO Mr John McQueen, who took on the role as a short-term replacement, will continue in the position until Mr Inall commences in early July 2017.