Autopak appoints new Chairman – April 2019

Autopak-Vetlab Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Hutch Ranck as Non-Executive Chairman.

Hutch is the first independent director to sit on the Board of Autopak-Vetlab Group in the Company’s 35-year history.

Hutch brings with him over 40 years of experience in the agricultural chemical industry, including over 31 years with DuPont in Australia, Hong Kong and the USA. He was CEO of DuPont ANZ for 11 years and Managing Director of DuPont ASEAN for 6 years.

Hutch also served as Chairman of Elders Ltd for over a decade and is a former Director of the Business Council of Australia and the CSIRO. He is currently a Director at Iluka Resources.

“We are delighted to have Hutch join the Board at a time when our company is experiencing rapid growth and the requirements of our regulators and the marketplace are rapidly evolving,” says Peter Kearney, General Manager of Autopak-Vetlab Group.