Agri-Masterclass for family businesses

Family businesses are a key contributor to the Australian agribusiness sector. Some of these are conducted in a boardroom environment, whilst others are managed around a kitchen table. Irrespective of their size and complexity, many family businesses experience common challenges.


Piper Alderman are partnering with Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA) to deliver an Agri-Masterclass series as part of PIRSA’s Women Influencing Agribusiness and Regions Strategy (WIARS).

The second seminar in the 2017 Agri-Masterclass series Family Business: the Benefits and Challenges will be held at Level 16, 70 Franklin Street, Adelaide on Wednesday, May 24 starting at 5:30pm.

An interactive panel discussion, from influential family businesses in the agribusiness sector, will cover topics including: the benefits and challenges of family business; Governance strategies and mechanisms; managing and resolving conflict; succession for your family business – management, ownership and leadership; nextgen’s role in the family business.

The seminar panellists are Lucy Wilson, General Manager/Marketing, Bremerton Wines; Sally Paech, Marketing Director, Beerenberg Farm; Simon Haigh, Joint Managing Director, Haigh’s Chocolates; Kathy Ruggiero, Managing Director, Swanport Harvest.  Bianca Battistella, from Piper Alderman will facilitate the seminar.

For further information, please contact Adele Tatarelli by email.



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