CEO Vision Series Part 2 - Alison Watkins, GrainCorp

CEO Vision Series Part 2 - Alison Watkins, GrainCorp

NSW
May 23

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Speakers

Alison Watkins, Chief Executive Officer, GrainCorp
 

 Public event
 23/05/2013
 Shangri-La Hotel, 176 Cumberland Street, Sydney, NSW

 Agriculture/Farming
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Event overview

The CEO Vision Series promotes original thinking and debate about progressing Australia towards an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable future.

In 2013, CEDA invites to the platform Australian leaders whose vision brings together their organisation's and sector's future responding to a challenging global environment.

For the second session of the CEO Vision Series, CEDA welcomes Alison Watkins, Managing Director and CEO, GrainCorp to deliver a wide-ranging presentation addressing Australian agribusiness - capturing the global food boom.

Alison will address the opportunities and challenges for the agribusiness sector presented by the burgeoning Asian middle class and boom in the region. She will focus on:

  • Infrastructure development;
  • Investment; and
  • Research and technology.

Meet the speaker

Alison Watkins
Chief Executive Officer, GrainCorp

Alison Watkins is an experienced Chief Executive Officer and ASX 20 company Board Director, with wide ranging and international experience in the agriculture, food processing, consumer, retail, financial and professional services sectors. She is a member of the Corporate Governance Committee and is entitled to attend the Business Risk Committee, Board Audit Committee and Human Resources Committee meetings ex-officio. Ms Watkins joined GrainCorp and the Board in July 2010.

Ms Watkins has held a number of Executive roles, including CEO of Berri Limited, Executive Chair of Mrs Crocket's Kitchen Pty Ltd, CEO of the Bennelong Group and is a former partner of McKinsey & Company. She was formerly a Non-executive Director of Just Group Limited and Woolworths Limited, and is currently a Non-executive Director of ANZ.

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