Leadership transition for GrainCorp Malt

GrainCorp Malt has announced that current Chief Operations Officer, Darren Smith, will become the company’s President following Greg Friberg’s decision to retire at the end of the year.

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Mr Friberg will leave GrainCorp after 37 years in agribusiness and 21 years in the malting industry.

GrainCorp Malt was formed by Graincorp following the acquisition of United Malt Holdings in 2009. The company has operations in Australia, New Zealand Canada, USA and the UK.

GrainCorp Managing Director & CEO Mark Palmquist said the consistent strong performance of the Malt business unit over recent years is testament to Friberg and the passionate focus on customers he has applied.

"Under Greg's leadership GrainCorp Malt has established an excellent position and reputation with brewers and distillers. We have built a strong team and have had a sound succession plan in place for some time. It is pleasing to fill such an important role with an outstanding int...

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