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Marshall Associates

Principal: Gordon Marshall

 

 

contact details:
  Marshall Associates
24 Appletree Drive
Cherrybrook
NSW     2126
Australia
tel: .
fax: +61 9875 5393
mobile: +61 409 828 007
email: marshallag@bigpond.com.au

09-09-05

 

 

Key Services Offered:
Business support - particularly financial analysis and strategic planning

Core Experience of Principal:
Financial - Accounting, SAP experience, Financial Analysis Technical - livestock and plant industries Strategic Planning Logistics, particularly in fresh and processed food production, distribution Mentoring senior executives.

On graduation worked for Amatil Limited for 18 years initially in their Pastoral and Meat Operations, later in Corporate H O Departments undertaking Strategic Planning, Economic Research, Treasury (Money Market), Risk and Insurance roles. In 1988 was appointed Managing Director Agprofit Pty Ltd, an agricultural management and financial consultancy whose clients included superanuation funds and city based investors in rural properties. In 1992 joined a large and successful family owned business with interests in mushroom production and property development. Undertook restructuring and implementation of computerised financial and management systems. In 1998 was appointed to undertake the feasibility and due diligence investigations and financial negotiations to purchase a $27m mushroom growing company.The consortium was not successful as the company was sold to Chiquita Brands South Pacific Limited. I was subsequently approached to join Chiquita undertaking the management of a number of technical and financial projects. I was appointed Financial Controller and more lately National Logistics Manager for Chiquita Nibbles, (a Division of Chiquita Brands SP Ltd). While in this position sales were increased from $20m to $50 m, on time delivery levels were increased from poor to 98%+ and packaging and handling costs reduced by $2m per annum. Chiquita Nibbles was sold off as part of an industry consolidation and production facility relocated to Melbourne.

 

Qualifications & Accreditations:
B Sc Agr (Syd) B Bus ( Acctng). Accredited Associate, Institute for Independent Business (AInstIB).

Industry Sectors worked in:
Agriculture, Fresh and Processed Food, Manufacturing

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