The MPO Announces New Office Bearers For 2020

COLIN WELLBELOVED ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF THE NATIONAL MPO BOARD OF DIRECTORS, Colin Wellbeloved, chairman of the MPO KwaZulu-Natal region, was elected chairman of the National MPO Board of Directors at the directors’ meeting following the national annual general meeting on 10 October at Elsenburg in the Western Cape.
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ELSENBURG, STELLENBOSCH – 11 October 2019 – The 2019 MPO Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Gala Dinner have drawn to a close, having facilitated dairy farmers from all over South Africa to come together, share ideas, make new connections, and set the direction for the MPO in 2020. One of the functions of the MPO board is to conduct elections for the following year’s national board of directors. We are pleased to announce a strong office bearer team elected for 2020.

The directors unanimously elected the following:

  • CHAIRMAN – Colin Wellbeloved (MPO KwaZulu-Natal)
  • VICE CHAIRMAN – Zola Gebeda (MPO Eastern Cape)

Thus, the deserving dairy producer directors for the new term are:

  • Colin Wellbeloved (MPO KwaZulu-Natal, chairman)
  • Zola Gebeda (MPO Eastern Cape, vice chairman)
  • Dr Graham Carr (MPO KwaZulu-Natal)
  • Fanie Ferreira (MPO Free State)
  • Douglas Dickson (MPO North)
  • Hannes Nel (MPO Western Cape)
  • Ben van Greunen (MPO Western Cape)

The executive directors are:

  • Dr Chris van Dijk (MPO National)
  • Boet Pretorius (MPO National)

The new office bearers commence their term on 10 October. Regional elections will be held to fill the vacant positions of director MPO Eastern Cape and director MPO KwaZulu-Natal.

We wish you all the very best for the future endeavours.

ABOUT COLIN WELLBELOVED:
Colin is a third-generation dairy farmer, farming Holsteins on Melrose Farm near Boston in KwaZulu-Natal. He emphasises the importance of keeping good records regarding all the different components of his dairy farming enterprise. Colin believes that there is strength in working together towards a common goal and encourages the role players in the dairy value chain to do so to create unparalleled success for all.

Find the MPO Online:
Website: www.mpo.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/MilkProducersSA
Twitter: @MilkMpo

About the MPO Board of Directors:
The MPO Board of Directors’ role is to govern the organisation on behalf of the members of the MPO collectively and to the benefit of the South African dairy industry.

For more information:
Barbara Bieldt
Compliance officer
barbara@mpo.co.za
Cell: 083 235 2629

Colin Wellbeloved, chairman MPO Board of directors

Published on Fri, 11th Oct 2019 - 14:00

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