S3 Ep33: Live exporter, Justin Slaughter from Austrex
Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan this week sits down with Justin Slaughter, who has risen through the ranks in his 31-year career in the Australian meat and livestock industry.
Justin is CEO and managing director of AgTrade, an Australian-owned, globally-focused livestock, genetics and food security company, with a commitment to working across the livestock supply chain to provide protein to all major markets around the world. The AgTrade group of businesses include live export service provider Austrex; specialised beef supply chain manager and exporter Paradigm Foods, and ThriveAgri. Together, the companies span premium branded beef, pork and lamb products; breeding livestock and genetics; animal feed & nutrition products; and breeding, dairy & beef livestock export.
Justin has previously served in a range of industry representative roles including as chair of the Queensland Livestock Exporters Association and director of the Australian Livestock Exporters Council, as well as participating in various trade & ministerial delegations to improve market access for Australian primary producers. In 2013, he received a Livestock Industry Young Achiever Award for his dedication to the live export industry.
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