GP Graders brings experience and leadership to the team
GP Graders is experiencing significant growth in overall sales and into areas with their new product lines for blueberries, other small fresh produce using their recently launched traceability program, Exit Manager software.
Mr Stuart Payne, Director of GP Graders said, “Increased speed to market, productivity and knowing and understanding consumer behaviour, trends, and client needs will become critical in keeping GP Graders competitive within Australia and abroad.
“Having Al come on board is a great start to cater to this expectation. Drawing on his previous experience leading international businesses and growing them relevant to a globally interconnected world, Al will be responsible for helping GP Graders production clients navigate the rapidly changing landscape.”
He has been involved in a wide range of projects, specifically in large and complex operational environments across the Public and Private sectors and recognised for his dynamic, results-focused and accomplished strategic leadership. Notable projects with which Al has been involved include leading operational teams through to delivering a broad range of multidisciplinary medical and allied health services to 52 Defence sites around Australia servicing 80,000 personnel.
Mr Martin was most recently Director of Business Development for a global health provider Aspen Medical, where he was responsible for the growth and development of their Australian and overseas health care operations.
Helping the industry transform and grow
Al has recently returned from the US after overseeing their operations and said: “GP Graders is at the nexus of helping the fruit industry transform the business in the face of the competitive and cost pressure challenges they face, into highly connected, and technologically enabled tailored platforms.
I have been impressed with GP Grader’s skills, research, thought leadership and capability in this space and am delighted to be able help enrich the offering that GP Graders can deliver to our clients.”