Mr Wade left Landmark last year, after serving as its livestock manager in Queensland and northern New South Wales.
He has also previously held positions as a director of AuctionPlus and Landmark Real Estate.
Mr Wade’s involvement in the cattle industry began more than three decades ago with the establishment of his stock agency, Watkins & Co in Roma, Queensland.
He also served as national president and Queensland chair of the Australian Livestock & Property Agents Association.
Previous chief operating officer Scot Braithwaite has moved into the role of chief business development officer.