Following the recent announcement of the pending retirement of Michael Worthington, the CEO of PMA Australia-New Zealand, the organisation has announced the appointment of Darren Keating as his replacement.
In accepting the role, Keating said, “I am very excited to take on this leadership role with PMA ANZ and look forward to proactively working with the members and all the other stakeholders in building on existing initiatives and unearthing new opportunities to further strengthen our services to members and our contribution to the fresh produce industry.”
Keating will assume the role in mid-August and then will work with Worthington over the following 2-3 months on the handover.
About PMA Australia-New Zealand
PMA A-NZ is the first stand-alone affiliate of the global Produce Market Association (PMA), which includes 2,500 member companies in 43 countries With members from all sectors of the supply chain in the fresh fruit, vegetable and floral industries of Australia and New Zealand, PMA A-NZ provides a range of services and programs for its members and the industry in general, including major networking events, programs to attract and develop talent, research and outreach in food safety and traceability and initiatives to increase awareness and consumption of fresh produce.