WAFarmers Wool Council is backing the incumbent candidates in the up-coming Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) election, and is imploring successful candidates to demonstrate sound corporate governance.
At a WAFarmers Wool Council meeting yesterday, a motion was passed to endorse Dr John Keniry, Ken Boundy, Ms Robyn Clubb, Brian van Rooyen and Dr Chris Abell in the up-coming AWI election.
WAFarmers Wool Council Senior Vice President, Kim Henderson, said that the Wool Council’s endorsement aims to promote good corporate governance and to reduce the agri-political division within the AWI Board on research and marketing issues.
“The WAFarmers Wool Council also strongly recommends that all WA woolgrowers, regardless of voting preference, ‘stand up and have their say’ by casting their vote at the AWI Annual General Meeting (AGM),” said Mr Henderson.
Wool grower can vote by attending the AGM, to be held in Perth on November 19, 2008 or by proxy.
WAFarmers Wool Council president, Max Watts, will be attending the AGM and can be nominated as grower’s proxy.