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AA Co appoints banker as new CEO to replace Jason Strong

Beef Central, 20 December 2017

The Australian Agricultural Co board has ended its five month executive search by today appointing Hugh Killen as its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, to take effect from February 1.

AA Co delivers full year operating profit of $45m

Beef Central, 10 May 2017

The Australian Agricultural Co has just minutes ago announced operating EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation) for the 12 months to March 31 of $45 million, and statutory EBITDA of $133.2m.

AACo appoints executive director

Beef Central, 11 April 2017

The Australian Agricultural Company has announced the appointment of Dr Shehan Dissanayake to the position of Executive Director.

AA Co posts strong $47.9m half-year profit

Beef Central, 23 November 2016

The Australian Agricultural Co, the world’s largest beef producer, this morning posted a half-year statutory net profit after tax of $47.9 million for its six months to September 30.

AA Co shareholders grill board on wide-ranging issues

Jon Condon, 18 July 2016

Shareholders at Thursday’s AA Co annual general meeting grilled the board on wide-ranging issues during questiontime, ranging from animal welfare to trade access, the performance of the new Darwin abattoir, the absence of shareholder dividends, and the rationale behind the company’s new brand program.

AA Co previews suite of new beef brands + VIDEO

Jon Condon, 14 July 2016

Shareholders at the Australian Agricultural Co’s AGM this morning were treated to a sneak preview of a new suite of commercial beef brands, designed to further consolidate the company’s transformation from large-scale cattle producer to fully-integrated global beef marketer.

$67.8 million record net profit for AA Co

Beef Central, 25 May 2016

The Australian Agricultural Co this morning announced a record net profit after tax of $67.8 million for the 12 months to March 31, 2016, a huge $58m increase on the previous financial year.

Cost of conversion continues to improve at AA Co’s Darwin plant

Jon Condon, 25 May 2016

The first full year’s operations at AA Co’s Livingstone Beef processing plant near Darwin has for the first time provided some insight as to the new business’s financial and operational performance. Here’s some insights.

AA Co’s Darling Downs Wagyu named finalist for RAS’ President’s Medal

Beef Central, 24 July 2015

The Australian Agricultural Co’s Darling Downs Wagyu was last night recognised as a finalist for the Royal Agricultural Society’s President’s Medal – the country’s most prestigious agricultural commodity award.

Darling Downs Wagyu crowned RNA’s best steak

Beef Central, 22 May 2015

A WAGYU entry has steaked its claim as the nation’s finest beef in the Royal Queensland Food and Wine Show’s prestigious Branded Beef and Lamb competition, results from which were announced at the Brisbane Showgrounds a few minutes ago. The Darling Downs Wagyu entry, produced by AA Co, was announced as grand champion branded beef of show, beating 41 entries in grassfed, grainfed and Wagyu categories.