Terry O'Brien, Chairman, Australian Food and Grocery Council

Mr Terry OBrien is the Chair of the Australian Food and Grocery Council.

Terry O’Brien was appointed Managing Director of Simplot Australia in 2001, Simplot Australia is amongst the largest food companies in Australia and is active across many sales channels and many food categories, has farming interests and fourteen manufacturing sites of various sizes nationally.  Prior to 2001 he was Deputy Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer. He is a qualified accountant and has a post graduate qualification in banking and finance and is a Fellow of both CPA Australia and the Institute of Company Directors.Prior to joining Simplot he had two years with the Pacific Dunlop Food Division, had nine years of financial and managerial experience with Cadbury Schweppes plus nine years experience in the textile industry. Terry also participates in strategic and managerial activities for the global JR Simplot Company being a member of the Company’s global senior leadership team.