Diplomat, former SAS man Martyn Dunne to head Ministry for Primary Industries

Tue, 01 Oct 2013

Oct 1 (BusinessDesk) – Martyn Dunne, New Zealand’s High Commissioner to Australia and a former head of the Customs Service and senior military officer, has been named head of the Ministry for Primary Industries. Dunne will take up the three-year term on Nov 18, replacing Scott Gallacher, who has been acting director-general of MPI since the departure of former head Wayne McNee for a job as CEO of dairy genetics group Livestock Improvement Corp. Dunne has been High Commissioner since 2011, following 6 ½ years running the Customs Service, where...

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