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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Ian Muir (Chairman)
IAN MUIR
Chairman
Ric Muir
RIC MUIR
Director
Andrew Muir
ANDREW MUIR
Chief Excecutive Officer & Managing Director
Stuart Muir
STUART MUIR
Director
CAMERON MUIR​
CAMERON MUIR
Director
JAMESMUIR​
JAMES MUIR
Director & General Manager Campbell Fertilisers Australasia
CAT PARKER​
CAT PARKER
Advisor
DOMINIC PELLIGANA​
DOMINIC PELLIGANA
Advisor
JOHN MAHER​
JOHN MAHER
Advisor
PAT ROBERTSON​
PAT ROBERTSON
Company Secretary
Ian Muir (Chairman)

IAN MUIR

Chairman

As Chairman of The Muir Group, Ian uses his extensive knowledge of agribusiness in general and horticulture in particular to advise and guide business activities and direction.

After nearly 50 years in the business he has an unsurpassed international network of supplier and industry contacts in Europe, Asia and other parts of the world.

His many years of support and service to the Australian Horticultural Industry saw Ian receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 Hort Connections Conference.

He has served as a Chairman and Director to a variety of other organisations in agribusiness. These include Fairbanks Selected Seeds P/L (Chairman) since 1996 and Aglink P/L from 1997-2005 and 2019 to current.

Ric Muir (director)

RIC MUIR

Director

For 53 years, Ric has been actively involved with implementing and driving the business strategy of Muirs. He has been a significant force in the development of the hugely successful Campbells fertiliser brand.

He remains in the organisation as an advisor on business strategy. He continues to seek business opportunities that support the business directions of The Muir Group.

Ric was recognised for over 50 years in the agricultural industry with the Ausveg Victoria's Service to the Industry Award in 2022.

ANDREW MUIR

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director

Andrew has been instrumental in driving significant value for the business for over 20 years. Since his appointment as CEO and Managing Director of The Muir Group in 2019, Andrew has spearheaded a new strategic direction alongside the Board and Senior Leadership Team.

As CEO, Andrew champions our customer-centric approach while overseeing safety, people management and financial performance. He also leads the implementation of our strategy under the three key areas of expansion, value creation and modernisation.

Under his leadership, Andrew created a business environment and structure to deliver the next stages of the business’ evolution. The business is well-placed to take advantage of significant future opportunities.

Stuart Muir ( Director)

STUART MUIR

Director

Drawing on his background as National Accounts Manager at Muirs, Stuart brings a deep understanding of customer needs to the Board. His experience guiding customers on best management practices to achieve their financial objectives gives him valuable perspective in governance and ESG.

As a Director, Stuart advocates for customer-centric strategies to drive sustainable growth. He applies his collaborative style to this critical part of the business to work with the leadership of The Muir Group.

cameron muir ( director )

CAMERON MUIR

Director

As director, Cameron is key to identifying productivity and business efficiencies. He has applied technological solutions to modernise processes, leading to the creation of nimble business practices.

Through his years as an agronomist, he deeply understands business practices and the need for customer service.

He works with key product areas of The Muir Group to ensure the development, supply and implementation of innovative solutions that benefit all of the Group’s customers.

james muir (Director & General Manager Campbell Fertilisers Australasia​)

JAMES MUIR

Director & General Manager Campbell Fertilisers Australasia​

A Director of the Muir Group, James also has primary responsibility for Campbell Fertiliser as its General Manager. He has a strong background in sales and marketing, as shown by his current role and previous positions as National Sales Manager with Muirs and Fairbanks Selected Seeds (subsidiaries of The Muir Group).

Through his leadership of the critical Eastern Victoria Region, he has held operational management responsibilities within Muirs.

James had developed key relationships within the Australian and international markets, with these relationships contributing to the future growth of the business.

cat parker (advisor)

CAT PARKER

Advisor

Cat brings over 20 years of global leadership experience at Fortune 500 and publicly listed retail companies to help drive customer-centric strategies and operations at Muirs. Her core focus areas include multi-channel customer experiences, data-driven personalisation and loyalty programs, along with optimising supply chains through digital transformation.

Cat has an Honours degree in Commerce (BCom), an MBA, and studied Executive Management at Harvard University. In her spare time, she volunteers with The Gates Foundation in connection with Bridges to Understanding to promote education via digital storytelling.

dominic pelligana (advisor)

DOMINIC PELLIGANA

Advisor

A valued and trusted member of The Muir Group, Dominic has held the position of Advisor since its inception. Dominic provides advice on governance, strategy and succession.

He has a solid background as a Senior Partner with KPMG, with various State, National and APAC leadership roles across the firm and the midmarket practice.

Most recently, Dominic has been building his own consulting business, focusing solely on business families.

John Maher (Advisor)

John Maher

Advisor

With over 25 years of executive/CEO leadership and board directorship experience across several publicly listed and private companies, John is a trusted advisor and mentor for The Muir Group Leadership Team.

John has an Honours Degree in Agriculture Science and an MBA. He has also studied Global Agribusiness at Harvard Business School. With a strong background in Agriculture, John’s direction oversees strategic leadership and compliance.

Pat Robertson (Company secretary)

Pat Robertson

Company Secretary

Pat was appointed Company Secretary of the Muir Group in 2016 after serving over 20 years in a similar role at Serve-Ag (a subsidiary of The Muir Group). In this role, Pat has the overall responsibility of providing advice and support to the CEO and advising the Board on all matters of corporate governance.

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