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David Pietsch – Chief Executive Officer

ASMC CEO David PietschDavid Pietsch was raised on a family beef and sheep farm on Queensland’s Darling Downs.

David joined ASMC as CEO in January 2018 and is a passionate advocate for prosperous and sustainable Australian rural industries.

David has spent 20 years in the agribusiness sector in communications, marketing and leadership roles. He has worked principally with AgForce Queensland and Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA).

Prior to joining the Sugar Milling Council, David led MLA’s North American team for four years. Based in Washington D.C., David’s team delivered Australian beef & lamb marketing and market access programs in the US, Canada and Mexico. 

David also worked with MLA in Sydney in stakeholder engagement & communications roles, including three years as General Manager Communications.