QUEENSLAND vegetable grower John Brent has been re-elected unopposed to the position of AusVeg chairman at a board meeting.At the annual general meeting on Monday, Mr Brent was also re-elected unopposed to the AusVeg board.
Geoff Moar, a potato grower from NSW was also re-elected to the board unopposed and re-elected by the board to his position as deputy chair.
AusVeg is the National Peak Industry Body representing Australia's 9000 vegetable and potato growers.
Dr Elizabeth Duncan was re-appointed to the board as an independent director.
Dr Duncan is also the chairwoman of the AusVeg audit committee.
"The AusVeg board includes of some of Australia's most respected vegetable and potato growers as well as highly experienced Independent Directors, who combine to deliver strong leadership and direction for the company,'' AusVeg chief executive Richard Mulcahy said.
The meeting coincided with the AusVeg AGM which was also held on Monday and attended by representatives from all of the state grower organisations.
According to AusVeg, the AGM also heard that the business was in a "great position''.
"AusVeg looks forward to continuing its successes in representing Australian vegetable and potato growers in the year ahead,'' Mr Mulcahy said.