New business

Meet Grain Central’s New Business Development Manager, Hannah Bourke

GRAIN Central’s new Business Development Manager, Hannah Bourke, took the reins in his new position this week.

Hannah will be responsible for advertising sales on the Beef, Sheep and Grain Central web platforms, replacing the longtime advertising director Rod Hiberd, who retired in December after eight years in the role. In her new role, she will work closely with our current Director of Advertising Sales, Sally Inlay.

Hannah has a deep passion for the agricultural sector and has spent her entire working life related to the livestock industries.

She earned a dual degree in agriculture and commerce from the University of New England in 2013, beginning her professional career with seniors.

She then held corporate and breed development and sales roles with Herefords Australia, and a long stint with US animal genetics services company Neogen, when she moved to Australia in 2017. Most recently, Hannah has spent the past 12 months as General Manager. Officer of the Speckle Park Cattle Society.

Hannah will work from her base near Gunnedah, NSW, where she and her partner, stock agent Jon, live on a farm.

She looks forward to familiarizing herself with existing and new advertisers on the Grain, Beef and Sheep Central web platforms.

Hannah can be contacted by email at [email protected] or this phone number previously used by recently retired advertising manager Rod Hibberd – 0437 870127.