2016 Frank Vale Award Winner

Pictured above (from left to right): David O’Brien (RWTA Chairman), Graeme Lee (Polar Fresh Cold Chain Services) and Shannon Porter (CEO – Retracom Contracting Pty Ltd) 

Pictured above (from left to right): David O’Brien (RWTA Chairman),
Graeme Lee (Polar Fresh Cold Chain Services) and Shannon Porter (CEO – Retracom Contracting Pty Ltd) 

The Frank Vale Award has been awarded annually since 1993 to acknowledge talented young people within the industry, who are 35 years of age, or younger, have worked in the cold chain industry for a minimum of three years, and who have demonstrated to their employers that they have the potential to become future leaders, and make a positive contribution to the development of the Australian Cold Chain Industry.

 Graeme Lee (Polar Fresh Cold Chain Services) representing the RWTA NSW Division was announced as the 2016 Frank Vale Award Winner by Mr. Shannon Porter (CEO – Retracom Contracting) at the Conference Gala Dinner on Friday 2nd September 2016.

On behalf of all RWTA members we wish to congratulate Graeme on becoming the Frank Vale Award Winner for 2016, and we wish him all the best for the future.

Comment /Source

Russell Sturzaker

As the former Chief Executive Officer of Four Wheel Drive Victoria, Russell has extensive experience in the Not for Profit Sector, and this was recently validated by his peers with his election to the position of Chairman of the Australasian Society of Association Executives (Melbourne Region).