Glenn Cooper AM, Executive Chairman of South Australian icon Coopers Brewery Ltd has been named the new Chairman of Australian Made Campaign Ltd.
The Australian Made Campaign is a not-for-profit organisation that administers the famous green-and-gold Australian Made, Australian Grown (AMAG) logo. The organisation is directed by a national board consisting of ten directors who in turn are elected by the Australian business community from the Australian Chamber of Commerce Network and the National Farmers’ Federation.
Allyn Beard, Marketing Director of Sydney based mattress manufacturer A.H. Beard, was elected as Deputy Chairman, and Neil Summerson, who recently completed a five-year term as Chairman of the Bank of Queensland, was re-elected as treasurer.
Welcoming Mr Cooper to the board, Australian Made Campaign’s Chief Executive, Ian Harrison said that they looked forward to his leadership in directing this very important campaign to help businesses promote their genuine Aussie products both locally and internationally.
Mr Cooper has served on the Australian Made Campaign Board of Directors for seven years and has a wealth of experience in a range of positions, including as the former Chairman of the Adelaide Fringe and Adelaide Convention and Tourism Authority, as well as a former member of the Australian Logistics Council.
Following his election Mr Cooper said that the famous Aussie Made logo is a very valuable tool for Australian consumers and businesses, and their job is to spread that message. Mr Cooper also acknowledged the contribution of outgoing Chairman David Gray to the campaign.