Media Release: CropLogic Appoints New Director
CropLogic Limited (ASX: CLI) (CropLogic) is pleased to announce the appointment of John Corbett as a Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective immediately.
As a highly skilled business and finance professional, Mr Corbett has worked across a range of industry sectors including manufacturing, retail and wholesale trade, mining and property and has almost 30 years’ sector expertise in agriculture, agribusiness and infrastructure.
Mr Corbett brings to CropLogic an extensive experience in corporate finance, strategic planning, business planning, business operations, governance, and financial analysis and practice in providing commercial, strategic and financial advisory services to both domestic and international clients. His appointment by CropLogic reflects the Company’s focus on providing its increasing international customer-base with practical knowledge and understanding of the agricultural industry.
With a Master of Business in Applied Finance, Mr Corbett has had a banking career spanning 23 years. During this time he occupied senior corporate banking and infrastructure project finance roles with ANZ Bank and Suncorp Metway.
Mr Corbett is currently a Director of Philip Yates Family Holdings Limited (known as Pioneer Seeds in Australia and New Zealand), solar thermal technology company, PlexiSun Limited and seafood/aquaculture company, Blue Harvest Pty Ltd. Mr Corbett was previously a foundation Director of Hassad Australia Pty Ltd, a company that has invested and managed over $500 million into Australian agriculture. He held this position for 8 years until 2017. From 2012 to 2014 he was Chair of the Infrastructure Association of Queensland and from 2012 to 2012 was a Board member of the Queensland Urban Land Development Authority.
Welcoming Mr Corbett to the Board, CropLogic Chairperson The Hon. Cheryl Edwardes AM said:
“I’m delighted John has agreed to join the CropLogic Board at this time. He has the precise mix of financial and agribusiness skills and experience the Company needs, particularly as we continue to seek growth opportunities in the local and international markets.”
For further information please contact:
James Cooper-Jones, Chief Executive Officer
M: 0419 978 062
E: [email protected]
Rod North, Managing Director
Bourse Communications Pty Ltd
T: (03) 9510 8309, M: 0408 670 706
E: [email protected]
CropLogic is an award-winning New Zealand agricultural technology company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). After launching its product into Washington State, USA in 2017 CropLogic is currently servicing a significant portion of horticultural growers there, in some crops having a market share as high as 30%. CropLogic offers growers of irrigated crops with digital agricultural technology expertise based upon scientific research and delivered with cutting edge technology – science, agronomy and technology interwoven into an expert system for decision support.
For more information please visit: http://www.croplogic.com/