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Neil Kearney appointed FGB’s new Chairman

23rd February 2017

Felton Grimwade & Bosisto’s Pty Ltd (trading as FGB Natural Products) has appointed Neil Kearney as Non-Executive Chairman, effective immediately.

Mr Kearney has extensive experience in agribusiness and the food and beverage industries, including previous senior executive roles with Warrnambool Cheese & Butter, Goodman Fielder and National Foods. He is currently Non-Executive Chairman of ASX listed Huon Aquaculture Group Ltd.

In announcing Mr Kearney’s appointment, FGB’s owner Peter Abbott said Mr. Kearney is suitably qualified and experienced to lead FGB Natural Products forward.

“I’m confident that Neil will continue the strong growth of the Company and that he will continue our good standing with customers, suppliers and regulators,” Peter Abbott said.

Mr Kearney takes over Chairmanship from Peter Abbott, who will remain Director and an active member of the Board.

Mr Kearney said he is proud to have been appointed Chairman of FGB Natural Products and is looking forward to the challenges and opportunities of the new role.

About FGB Natural Products

FGB is an Australian-owned and operated pharmaceutical company specialising in safe, natural and effective products. Based in Oakleigh South, Victoria, FGB manufactures and markets a range of over the counter pharmaceuticals, nutritional supplements, household products, personal care products and medical devices in pharmacies and supermarkets throughout Australia and in a growing number of export markets.

Brands owned or distributed by FGB include Bosisto’s, Euky Bear, Clements, Hypol, Vicks Home Health, Braun Health & Wellbeing and Babystart. FGB is one of the largest producers of eucalyptus oil and eucalyptus oil based products in Australia, being 'first in eucalyptus' since 1852. For more information visit: www.fgb.com.au

Media contact: Carla Coulston (03) 95432 0122, email ccoulston@fgb.com.au