TasFoods has appointed Jane Bennett as its new Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director.
The company said in a statement that Bennett, who has been operating as Head of Strategic Development and General Manager of Dairy since September 2015, has also been appointed to TasFoods’ Board.
Bennett has extensive experience in the premium branded food industry in Tasmania, including as the former managing director of Ashgrove Cheese, one of Australia’s leading premium dairy brands.
She also chaired the Tasmanian Food Industry Council for 8 years and was a board member of the Brand Tasmania Council for 10 years. Jane has spent the past 4 years working as a non-executive director in a diverse portfolio of companies including the CSIRO, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Van Diemen's Land Company and Tasmanian Ports Corporation.
The company said that TasFoods is building into a successful branded food business based on the unique attributes of Tasmania and its produce.