New Australian Certified Organic chief executive officer, Ben Copeman.
The nation’s largest organic certifying body Australian Certified Organic (ACO), has appointed Canberra Royal Show boss Ben Copeman as its new chief executive officer from July 24.
He honed his skills and knowledge of the organic industry during three years as general manager of the National Association of Sustainable Agriculture Australia (NASAA) before becoming CEO of the Royal National Capital Agricultural Society.
ACO chairman, Joe Siegel Mr Copeman had a strong client service, technical and strategic competence and great knowledge and passion for the organic sector.
Mr Copeman’s experience also includes hands-on farming and small scale investment banking, risk management, environ