The Chairman of Murray Goulburn, Mr Philip Tracy welcomed Mr Mervis.
“We are extremely pleased that Ari joins the team and we look forward to working together to navigate the next chapter for our Co-operative,” Mr Tracy said.
Mr Tracy also paid tribute to David Mallinson for his tremendous professionalism during a challenging period and thanked him for his ongoing support to ensure a smooth transition.
Mr Mervis said that he was privileged to have the opportunity to lead MG and has prioritised the need to engage with as many suppliers, employees and stakeholders as possible.
“I am delighted that I will have the opportunity to lead this important Australian business and I look forward to visiting each site and region over the coming weeks to meet as many of our stakeholders as possible,” Mr Mervis said.