Landmark International and the Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council congratulates John Cunnington on winning the 2019 Young Achiever of the year
John Cunnington HALLEEN Business Development and Marketing Assessment Manager has been recognised as the 2019 livestock export industry’s Young Achiever of the Year. Mr Cunnington was named as the winner of the award at the LIVEXchange Gala Dinner in Townsville on the 31 October.
The award was presented by the Hon Simon Crean Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council (ALEC) Chair and Mr Steve Reynolds Export Manager of Landmark International.
Mr Cunnington has been employed in the live export industry since 2009 and started his livestock career working at the Midland Sale Yards and gone on to working in many roles within the Live Export industry to the senior management position he now holds, consistently investing in the industry.
“John is committed to the Industry, its future and his role within it. He believes in the Live Export Industry and its long term sustainability.” says Ian Halleen Managing Director.
ALEC chief executive officer Mark Harvey-Sutton said Mr Cunnington was one of many outstanding young professionals working in the livestock export industry and committed to future leadership positions.
“The livestock export industry’s recognition of exceptional young achievers reflects exporters’ commitment to innovation, leadership and world-leading practices. John is committed to the Industry, its future and his role within it. He believes in the Live Export Industry and its long term sustainability.” says Mr Harvey-Sutton.
“The Australian livestock export trade relies on the passionate, professional men and women working across the industry and throughout the supply chain. We congratulate John on his outstanding contribution to our industry and look forward to his ongoing contribution in the years to come.”
Landmark International General Manager Andy Ingle, himself a previous Young Achiever award winner, described Mr Cunnington as an exceptional candidate who has shown commitment to the livestock export trade, participating in boards and committees in a voluntary capacity outside of his current role. John is a well deserving candidate and we look forward to watching his career further progress.
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