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International Expertise

Wellard’s international marketing team provides important links between our overseas-based customers and our management, staff and farmers in supplier countries.

Open and transparent communications provides important market signals to livestock suppliers and our customers.

Wellard’s international marketing team members are based in important livestock export destinations, where their expertise and local knowledge is vital for suppliers and buyers alike.

They are constantly working with customers old and new to develop market opportunities for quality southern hemisphere cattle, sheep and goats.

Asia

Scot Braithwaite

SteingiesserScot Braithwaite has had a long association with the cattle industry and South East Asia.

His family moved to Malaysia in 1972 where they ran an 8000 head extensive breeding operation at Keratong on the Pahang Johor border in West Malaysia. Two of Wellard’s current clients were clients of Scot’s father back in 1976.

Returning to Australia, Scot was a jackaroo on a number of northern stations and gained an economics degree from the University of Queensland.

After university he worked for the Northern Territory Government treasury, large pastoral empires Stanbroke Pastoral Company and Heytesbury Pastoral Company; and exporters Austrex, SEAF and Austasia.

Scot spends equal amounts of time in Indonesia and Malaysia and looks forward to the day when Wellard is exporting half a million cattle a year into the region.

Contact

Mobile Indonesia: +62 813 387 33 122
Mobile Australia +61 417 630 406
Email: S.Braithwaite@wellard.com.au

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Brazil

Middle East

Annibale Cassar

CassarAnnibale Cassar’s knowledge of the Middle East and North Africa is without peer.

He has worked with Wellard and its European associated Siba SpA and Siba Ships SpA for twenty years.

Based in Malta, his primary role is to promote Wellard’s export capabilities and the quality of Australian livestock, as well as acting as an information conduit between local importers and Wellard.

He has extensive contacts in the Arabian Gulf, Red Sea and North African countries, and was integral in the re-opening of the Libyan market to Australian livestock.

Annibale speaks five different languages, with fluent Arabic obviously an important asset.

He has a keen interest in travelling and getting to know different parts of the world; he strongly believes that travelling is important to discover and interact with different cultures to understand different perspectives of life.

Contact

Mobile: +356 793 279 87
Email: A.Cassar@wellard.com.au

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Eastern Europe

Saudi Arabia

Fawzi Ibrahim Ghandour

Born and educated in Jerusalem, Fawzi emigrated to Australia in 1966 where he held numerous professional positions in logistics, shipping  and commercial operations until 1980.

In 1981 he established The Australian Saudi Arabian Livestock Company based in Adelaide, South Australia, and stayed with this company in the capacity of Managing Director until 1988. During this period, he oversaw livestock supply operations from Australia, New Zealand and South America.

Since 1989 Fawzi has been actively engaged as the Middle East Marketing Manager for the trading operations of Siba SpA and Wellard Rural Exports, based in Amman Jordan.

In 2008 Fawzi was appointed as the founding Managing Director of Wellard Saudi Trading Co Ltd, the first and only foreign owned livestock enterprise in the Kingdom. Fawzi is charged with the responsibility to transfer Wellard’s ethos of best practice animal welfare and handling to all aspects of the Wellard Saudi operations. Fawzi is based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Contact

Mobile: +966 2 543 965 736
Email: F.Ghandour@wellard.com.au

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