Craig grew up on a Northern Victorian dairy farm and has enjoyed roles including being a Jackaroo at Cowl Cowl Station Hillston, Feed Manager at ICM’s Peechelba Feedlot, and Operations Manager for The Victorian Grain Store. In more recent years Craig has worked for Ridley Agri-Products as their National Monogastric Sales Manager, and Pfizer Animal Health (Zoetis) as their National Feed Medication Manager before joining BEC. Craig is responsible for BEC’s key relationships with customers, suppliers and business partners.
Scott has more than 23 years’ experience within the Northern Livestock industry.
He has worked for Stanbroke Pastoral Company, Stocklick Trading and Zoetis before joining BEC Feed Solutions in 2014.
Scott manages BEC Feed Solutions national Feed Phosphate portfolio including – Kynofos21, Bolifor MGP+, Kalori3000, PhosSure6, PhosSure12 and PhosPro17.
Scott enjoys living in his small-town community with his family on a small acreage property and enjoys travelling to and connecting with his customers as he aims to help them achieve their industry goals.
Product Manager – Monogastric
Ashley is our Product Manager and manages our portfolio of Distributor & Commodity product offering across all species, with a focus on Monogastric.
Ashley has over 30 years experience in Animal Nutrition, and in more recent years has been the National Sales Manager at ADM, having worked previously at Novus International, Coopers Animal Health, and Elders. Ashley has even managed an Agricultural supply store in Vanuatu!
Growing up in Deniliquin on a sheep and cropping farm (rice, oats, barley and wheat), Ashley always knew that he wanted to work in Agriculture to support farmers without being tied to a family farm and is always on the lookout for new products that will bring benefit to the industry & customers across all species.
Ashley completed study at Adelaide University in Business Management and has also completed the CEO Institute Program. Ashley is a committee member with FIAAA (Feed Ingredients Association Australia) and is keen to support BEC’s engagement with industry through such groups as Poultry Research Foundation, Stock Feed Manufacturers & Australia Eggs Foundation.
Australia Technical & Sales Manager
Natalie grew up in Geelong Victoria in the family hospitality businesses, moving to Queensland in 2008 after completing a Bachelor of Animal Science at the University of Melbourne. She began her career in the animal feed industry working as a production nutritionist with a feed mill in regional Queensland. Her roles since then have included; project management of silage on Australia’s largest feedlots, research and development on large scale piggeries, rumen health in dairy nutrition and implementation of new nutritional technologies in poultry, as well as working for a global corporation as Technical Services Manager for Australia. Natalie completed a Masters of Science in Agriculture at the University of New England and is also a member by exam in the Australian Association of Ruminant Nutrition. Natalie’s experience has allowed her to develop a sound practical and technical knowledge of animal nutrition and what is necessary to have animals perform at their peak.
Chris has been with BEC since 2018 beginning initially as a Nutritionist and now as Technical Manager, he brings a wealth of experience particularly within the ruminant and poultry spaces with knowledge of both premix and finished feed formulation. Prior to BEC Chris spent several years with a large poultry integrator and grew up on mixed grazing/cropping properties in Victoria and Tasmania. He is a member by exam of the Australian Association of Ruminant Nutrition and uses his practical knowledge and experience to assist the needs of BEC customers.
Ray commenced with BEC Feed Solutions in 2022 as a premix formulator, focusing on the design and implementation of customer and BEC branded premix formulations. Ray has significant overseas feed additive and probiotics research experience, and years of hands-on experience working with both poultry and pigs within Australia and Asia. Ray holds a Master of Animal Science which he obtained through the University of Queensland.
Originally from regional Victoria, Rachel relocated to Queensland and joined BEC in 2021.
After completing her Bachelor of Animal Science (Honours) at Charles Sturt University, Rachel developed her passion for animal nutrition while formulating dairy cattle diets for a feed mill in Victoria.
Rachel also gained experience in technical sales through her advisory position in livestock self-feeders, which involved facilitating lot feeding programs for sheep and cattle.
Having a predominantly ruminant focused background, Rachel readily embraces the multispecies diversity that BEC offers and is committed to advancing production systems and promoting animal health through nutrition.
Jason was born and raised on a dairy farm and started release milking cows and assisting his parents on the farm at an early age. Jason commenced working on dairy farms at age 16 and has gathered over 30 years of experience within Agriculture, particularly within the Feed Industry in previous roles he has held. Jason is based in the Bay of Plenty where our Mount Mauganui warehouse is located and covers a range of regions within the country. In his spare time, Jason loves to get outdoors to Hunt and Fish as well as spending time with his family.
Maree is a Taranaki Local and looks after all customers within that Region. While Maree is new to the BEC Team, we are lucky to have her on board with her dedication to customers and wealth of experience, particularly within the Dairy Sector. Maree works part time with BEC as outside of work, she leads an active life looking after her own farm alongside her wonderful family and loves to get outdoors horse riding.
Customer Manager, Traded Products
As Customer Manager Traded Products, Debbie works closely with our Sales Team to ensure prompt delivery of all contracted Traded products throughout Australia and New Zealand. She is responsible for ensuring that BEC’s customer experience always exceeds expectations.
Starting her journey with BEC Feed Solutions in 2001 she has many years’ experience in the industry having worked in various roles, including Customer Service, Logistics, Supply Chain and Accounts. Her knowledge is second to none and she is committed to ensuring our service is delivered at the highest standard. Debbie is married to Paul, BEC’s Production & Site Manager.
Logistics and Service Manager
Brooke joined the BEC Feed Solutions team in October 2018. Brooke has worked in various roles during her time at BEC including Supply Chain purchasing, logistics and services, as well as servicing our international customers through handling their orders and logistics to ensure their needs are met.
As Logistics and Service Manager, Brooke is responsible for ensuring that BEC’s customers’ expectations are always met and exceeded. Brooke is committed to ensure our service is delivered at the highest standard.
Logistics and Service Coordinator
Evelyn started with BEC in 2022 in our Logistics and Services team and assists with the coordination of customer orders Australia wide. The most favourite thing about her role is working together with her exceptional team and liaising with our customers. Evelyn has the drive to succeed and meet our customers’ needs every time.
Evelyn was born in Papua New Guinea, has a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture and is multi lingual, she knows 4 or more languages! In her spare time Evelyn enjoys watching and umpiring netball, and cheering on her favourite NRL team, the Parramatta Eels.
Logistics and Service Coordinator NZ
Suzanne was born in rural South Auckland and later in life moved to the Waikato. Suzanne is our Logistics and Services Coordinator and assists in the coordination of all customer orders in New Zealand, and is committed to providing exceptional customer service. Having worked in the industry for many years, Suzanne brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in the rural industry.
Suzanne has previously worked on a 7000-acre beef and sheep station on the Whanganui River and has always had a great interest in the rural sector. She currently lives in Te Awamutu with her husband who is an ex. Dairy farmer and has two daughters. In her spare time Suzanne enjoys spending time with her family and enjoying the outdoors, reading, and painting – she has a great passion for the arts.
Logistics & Services Coordinator
BEC welcomed Angela to the customer service team in 2021. Angela comes to us with extensive customer service skills that she honed while working in real estate for over five years, before deciding on a career change. She has two teenage sons, and is an Ipswich local. Angela’s bubbly personality and efficiency makes her a great asset to the team.
Customer Service Representative
Kristin has been with the Customer Service Team since July 2018. Kristin came to us after managing a Hairdressing Salon for 12 years. Her exceptional Customer Service experience was instantly apparent and now she is kept busy co-ordinating customer orders out of, not only our Brisbane warehouses, but all our external warehouses in Australia.
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