Meat & Livestock News

New Leadership at Sanford

TL;DR: David Mair transitions from Skellerup to become CEO of Sanford, bringing proven leadership and strategic vision to the fishing company.

David Mair Joins Sanford

After a notable 14-year tenure at Skellerup, David Mair has moved to Sanford, a prominent listed fishing company, as the new chief executive.

Impressive Track Record

Under his leadership, Skellerup saw a fourfold increase in annual earnings. Mair, who has been serving on Sanford’s board since November 2022, took on his new role as executive director starting May 1.

Acknowledged Leadership

Mair’s leadership skills earned him the Deloitte Top 200 CEO of the Year award in 2021, along with other accolades. He continues to serve as a director at Skellerup.

Confidence in Future Success

“We are very fortunate to have David as CEO and I am confident that he will deliver exceptional results,” stated Sanford’s chair, Sir Rob McLeod.

Continued Roles

Craig Ellison, who served as acting CEO since August 2023, will continue as a non-independent director on Sanford’s board.