AFPA welcomes newly appointed VFPA CEO Andrew White

Friday 14 Jun 2024

The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) is pleased to welcome new Victorian Forest Products Association (VFPA) CEO, Andrew White to the role ahead of his commencement in late August 2024, AFPA Chief Executive Officer, Diana Hallam said.

“On behalf of AFPA and the broader industry, I welcome Andrew’s appointment as VFPA CEO and look forward to his advocacy for Victoria’s forest products sector as it seeks to meet numerous challenges and opportunities,” Diana Hallam said.

Andrew has spent his career working with peak bodies in the NFP sector, including as Deputy CEO of AUSVEG, and he brings considerable expertise in government and media relations, corporate strategy, crisis management and business development. We are delighted to have Andrew on board,” VFPA Chair Rob Hescock said.

“I’m very much looking forward to joining VFPA and working with what is one of Victoria’s most important primary industry sectors. From growers through to processors and right across the supply chain, VFPA has an important role representing forestry industries that will only become more critical in the future,” Andrew White said. “I also thank outgoing VFPA CEO Deb Kerr for her commitment to bettering the Victorian sector through some very challenging times for industry over the past few years. Deb has worked tirelessly on behalf of industry,” Diana Hallam concluded.

Andrew White will commence as VFPA CEO on 26 August 2024. 

Source: The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA)

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