2018 Annual General Meeting
The 2018 AGM of Market West and the Credit Service was held on Wednesday 7th November in the Market West Board Room.
President Trish Skinner (Australian Produce Brokers) and Vice President Rick Smith (Smiths Enterprises) and Executive Committee James Ryan (Perfection Fresh), John Mercer (WA Farm Direct), Paul Neale (Mercer Mooney) and John Travers (Allied Farms Australia) were all elected unopposed.
The AGM was well attended and the President provided the background to the year’s performance across a number of areas, highlighting financial performance including the dividend income stream from the investment in Perth Markets Ltd, the considerable work done with our Members and industry locally on the newly implemented Horticulture Code in association with Fresh Markets Australia nationally, the record attendance at the Market City Ball and record Retailer of the Year nominations, tax exemption of the Chamber, the outstanding results for the Cherry Auction and the launch of the national independent retailer support program “A Better Choice”.
The President also highlighted the ongoing commitment to working collaboratively with the Market City landlord, Perth Market Ltd on a range of issues including the Market Rental Valuations, variable outgoings, site Master Planning and other strategic issues.