Established in 1933 on the Far North Coast of New South Wales, Australia, the Northern Co-operative Meat Company (NCMC) is a co-operatively owned service provider with a long tradition in maintaining and enhancing the manufacture, marketing and distribution of the finest quality food products to the world.
The Co-operative is recognised in Australia and globally as an industry leader in red meat processing and it is held in high esteem by its peers.
We are focused on the safest and healthiest management practices and processes that are underpinned by environmentally sound and technologically innovative philosophies and we are committed to all customers and the wider community that mutually benefit from the continued success of the business.
The Co-operative provides customers with a unique opportunity to process livestock including; beef, veal and pork within Australia using the customer’s marketing image. The Co-operatives business is to provide world class processing facilities and to enhance the development of its customers.
We have all required licenses to supply product throughout the world including Australia, the America’s, Japan, Korea, European Union, Halal and Organic markets.
We believe it is important to provide a clear set of values that emphasise a culture encompassing strong corporate governance, sound business practices and good ethical conduct.
NCMC is 100 per cent owned by its producer & operator members and operates under Co-operative principles. We are committed to ensuring that our policies and practices reflect a high standard of corporate governance.
Our governance framework and adherence to that framework are fundamental in demonstrating that the Directors are overseeing the management of risk and the future direction of NCMC. Our governance policies are regularly reviewed to make sure they are consistent with best practice and always at the forefront of our business.
Our corporate governance practices are set out in:
- Rules of the Co-operative
- Corporate Governance Policies
The Board and its Committees also operate in accordance with the following Charters:
- Audit Committee Charter
- Risk Committee Charter
- Remuneration Committee Charter
- Nominations Committee Charter
1 John Seccombe
John became a Director of the Co-operative in 2010 and Chairman in 2013. John is currently Chairman of the Board’s… Read more »
2 Neil Summerville
Neil became a Director of the Co-operative in 2011. Neil currently sits on the Board’s Audit committee. Neil is a… Read more »
3 Kevin Flack
Kevin became a Director of the Co-operative in 2009 and currently sits on the Board’s Audit Committee and the Remuneration… Read more »
4 Neil Short
Neil became a Director of the Co-operative in 2013 and currently sits on the Board’s Risk Committee. Neil is a… Read more »
5 Ron Chittick
Ron became a Director of the Co-operative in 2008. Ron is currently Chairman of the Board’s Audit Committee and Risk… Read more »
6 Rob Sinnamon
Robert became a Director of the Co-operative in 2015. Robert is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors… Read more »