John McKillop joins Herron Todd White

Aug. 22, 2023 | 5 Min read
Prominent rural identity John McKillop is joining Australia’s largest independent valuation and advisory firm, Herron Todd White as executive director of agribusiness effective 14 August 2023.

Prominent rural identity John McKillop is joining Australia’s largest independent valuation and advisory firm, Herron Todd White as executive director of agribusiness effective 14 August 2023.

Mr McKillop was the founding Executive Chair of LAWD and former CEO of Hancock Agriculture and S. Kidman & Co and has had various executive and leadership roles with prominent agricultural companies, including Hassad Australia, Clyde Agriculture, Elders, and Stanbroke Pastoral Company.

“We are absolutely delighted John has accepted our offer to lead the company’s agribusiness division,” said Herron Todd White CEO Gary Brinkworth.

“John’s experience and connections will further enhance our already formidable position as Australia’s foremost agribusiness advisory firm.

“His ability to provide clear direction, and drive our agribusiness strategy, will be second to none. We’re excited to have John’s remarkable experience, networks and thought leadership on board.

“The agribusiness sector has been a critical part of our organisation’s history. It continues to be our competitive advantage and strategic priority. This appointment demonstrates the importance of enhancing our customer proposition.”

Mr McKillop is also the current independent chair of the Red Meat Advisory Council, chair of Black Box Company and previous director of Meat & Livestock Australia, Dairy Australia, Cubbie Cotton and the Primary Industries Education Foundation.

Mr McKillop said he was excited about the new role.

“Herron Todd White’s reputation within agribusiness advisory is already formidable, but I relish the opportunity to lead the rural team.

“Agribusiness is one of Australia’s most dynamic sectors, and I have no doubt Herron Todd White will remain at the forefront of the industry’s evolution.”

Herron Todd White commenced offering valuation services in 1967 and developed into the largest independent property advisory and valuation firm in Australia.

Herron Todd White is 100 per cent Australian owned with over 64 offices in capital cities and regional areas and employs over 750 staff.

The company provides professional services for all classes of property, including rural, commercial, industrial, retail and residential.

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