Deer Industry chief appointed

Deer Industry New Zealand has appointed Dan Coup as its new chief executive.

Mr Coup, who is at present the Meat Industry Association trade and economic manager, will take up the position on July 22.

He takes over from Mark O'Connor, who has stood down after 13 years in the position to run his family-owned investment business.

Deer Industry New Zealand chairman Andy Macfarlane said Mr Coup had a unique background, combining an honours degree in genetics and molecular biology plus an MBA.

His experience at the Meat Industry Association dealing with trade and market access issues would stand him in good stead, Mr Macfarlane said.

Add a Comment

drivesouth-pow-generic-1.png

Our journalists are your neighbours

We are the South's eyes and ears in crucial council meetings, at court hearings, on the sidelines of sporting events and on the frontline of breaking news.

As our region faces uncharted waters in the wake of a global pandemic, Otago Daily Times continues to bring you local stories that matter.

We employ local journalists and photographers to tell your stories, as other outlets cut local coverage in favour of stories told out of Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

You can help us continue to bring you local news you can trust by becoming a supporter.

Become a Supporter