Chief Executive, Kimberley Meat Company / Yeeda Pastoral Company
David Larkin AM is an experienced business leader, entrepreneur, chief executive, private company executive, and a board director and chair. He also has significant experience in the beef processing industry, in building brands and distribution networks.
Mr Larkin was the chief executive of Hancock Agriculture for almost 4 years before becoming chief executive of the Kimberley Meat Company in November 2021. He had also been a board member of the Red Meat Advisory Council for 5 years, and the Australian Meat Industry Council for 17 years as chair and deputy chair.
Mr Larkin received the Distinguished Australian of the Year award in 2009 by Australian Meat Industry Council. In 2017, he was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to international business and commerce through leadership and innovation in the Australian beef export industry.