WEST PERTH, AUSTRALIA — The CBH Group announced on July 20 a number of senior appointments to its operations team as part of a divisional restructure aimed at improving the grain storage and handling services provided to growers and customers by the cooperative.

Andrew Mencshelyi will become logistics manager responsible for all land logistics. His team will be accountable for CBH’s new rail fleet, the relationship with our new rail provider Watco as well as all other land transport.

Jodie Ransom has been appointed customer and export manager. Ransom will lead the CBH Operations Customer and Export team in looking after customers, the CBH Grain Stock team, joint venture Australian Bulk Stevedoring, Eastern Australia Logistics and Shipping and Chartering.

Reflecting CBH’s commitment to safety, Max Johnson has been appointed to the new role of safety and continuous improvement manager. This will allow operations to develop better leadership of safety within the cooperative.

David Capper will succeed Johnson as grain operations manager from Aug. 30. Capper is currently strategy manager, operations.

General Manager Operations Colin Tutt said CBH was focused on the development of its people and the new structural changes would allow the operations team to effectively manage the Western Australian grain supply chain.

“These changes are being undertaken to ensure we have a strong CBH operations team committed to providing products and services to growers and customers and provide our employees with the opportunity to develop and ensure expert operational knowledge is carried through to the next generation of managers,” he said.