Monday, 29 April 2024 12:46

McIvor to head OSPRI

Written by  Sudesh Kissun
Sam McIvor has been appointed as the new chief executive of OSPRI. Sam McIvor has been appointed as the new chief executive of OSPRI.

Sam McIvor has been appointed OSPRI’s next chief executive.

It was announced this morning that McIvor, current chief executive Beef + Lamb New Zealand and New Zealand Meat Board, will step down in late July.

A OSPRI statement says McIvor, will be joining the organisation in August.

OSPRI board chair, Dr Paul Reynolds says they are thrilled to welcome McIvor into the role.

“His extensive experience, coupled with his profound understanding of the agricultural sector, uniquely positions him to drive OSPRI forward and deliver value to our shareholders, stakeholders and the farming community."

"I am honoured to have been appointed as the chief executive of OSPRI," says McIvor.

"I am passionate about the work OSPRI does to support New Zealand's primary industries, and I am committed to driving its mission forward with determination and innovation."

He replaces Steve Stuart who steps down on May 31 after five years in the role. An Acting chief executive will be appointed to ensure a seamless transition through to August when McIvor will begin his tenure.

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