David Lock joins Cannings Purple as special counsel

Communications consultancy, Cannings Purple, has hired agribusiness specialist David Lock as special counsel.

Most recently, Lock was the CEO and managing director of seafood distribution company, Mareterram Limited. He will bring his experience in the sector to Cannings Purple, in order to advise clients operating in agribusiness.

David Lock will advise Cannings Purple’s clients operating in agribusiness

Lock is currently the chairman of primary producer Odeum Produce and Sea Harvest Australia and non-executive director of Water Corporation and CBH.

Previously, he was the managing director of Craig Mostyn Group, which has livestock, rendering and seafood processing plants in WA, Victoria and Tasmania.

Cannings Purple managing director, Warrick Hazeldine, said in a statement: “I’m delighted that David has decided to join the Cannings Purple team – he brings decades of experience in a sector that is vital to WA’s economy.

“David’s knowledge and insights will be invaluable to our clients operating in the agribusiness sector, with his thorough understanding of food production, processing, value-adding and marketing.

“David’s strategic advice will ensure our clients are best-placed to succeed in a rapidly changing landscape.”

Lock said of his appointment: “I’m very much looking forward to being part of that team and sharing my knowledge with clients and colleagues.”

In August, Cannings Purple established a specialist stakeholder engagement team.


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