WEST PERTH, AUSTRALIA — CBH Grain announced on Aug. 2 that it has expanded its presence across the Southeast Asia region by appointing a dedicated marketing manager to service the consistent and growing demand for milling and feed grain.

Leith Teakle will move into the newly created position of regional marketing manager – Southeast Asia.

Teakle held the position of export container marketing manager from 2009-11, marketing grain in containers to all international markets.

He was the Western Australian domestic marketing manager from 2007-09 and started work at the CBH Metro Grain Centre in operations and logistics in 2003.

Teakle will continue to work from CBH Grain’s head office in Perth, Western Australia, commuting regularly across the region connecting with customers and working closely with CBH Grain’s respective commodity marketing managers to execute and deliver our regional marketing strategy.

CBG Grain Head of Marketing Tom Puddy said CBH Grain was committed to being the leading supplier of Australian grain to the global market.

“Our dedicated regional managers have proven to be successful in linking our long term and target customers to our growers,” Puddy said. “This structural change will provide depth to our marketing efforts within this key demand region.”