AUSVEG is pleased to announce the newest addition to its Leadership Team, Zarmeen Hassan, who has accepted the role of AUSVEG National Manager – Extension and Engagement.

Zarmeen comes to AUSVEG with a wealth of experience across industry and the private sector, having worked for global organisations including Monsanto, FrieslandCampina, Reckitt Benckiser and Coca-Cola.

Recently, she has spent time in Pakistan to develop transformative solutions for the agricultural sector, working with multiple stakeholders from industry, government, finance, growers, academia and donor agencies to forge public private partnerships for the development of the agriculture sector.

Zarmeen also has extensive leadership experience, holding multiple roles managing teams and projects across a wide range of disciplines, including agriculture, marketing, communications, business and policy development.

Zarmeen will begin her role at AUSVEG from Monday 3 September 2018. Her role will include leading the variety of projects undertaken by the AUSVEG Science Team, as well as representing the vegetable and potato industries on various biosecurity- and industry-related matters.

This post appeared in the AUSVEG Weekly Update published 21 August 2018. Subscribe to the Update using our online form to receive the latest industry news in your inbox every week!