WMPG founder Rod Russell has taken full control, buying out other family members.
Rod and Shana Russell have completed a buyout of Russell and Lee family members in WMPG’s Margaret River abattoir, meaning the couple now have 100% ownership of all group assets. The couple have announced plans to expand the Margaret River facility to 400 head a day. Under the plan, the site will be bolstered with significant chiller capacity upgrades and other fit outs to accommodate developing export market prospects.
The upgrade is expected to create a 100 more jobs.
WMPG chief executive Andrew Fuda said such a positive investment by the founders signalled an exciting stage in teh beef company’s future.