The Board of GrainCorp Limited announced the appointment of Mr. John Maher and Mr. Peter Knoblanche as Non-executive Directors of GrainCorp, effective 1 December 2023. Messrs Maher and Knoblanche will offer themselves for election by shareholders at the next Annual General Meeting in February 2024. Mr. John Maher John has had extensive experience in strategy, capital allocation, agribusiness growth and innovation, and agriculture supply chains.

He also has a strong understanding of sustainability, international agricultural trade and Indigenous engagement and business. John is currently the Chair of AWN Food and Fibre Pty Ltd. and Director of goFARM Australia Pty Ltd. and the NSW Biodiversity Conservation Trust. He is also a director of not-for-profit organisations, Autism Awareness Australia and the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation.

John?s previous executive roles include long-term Managing Director & CEO of Ruralco Holdings Ltd., Senior Group Executive at Wesfarmers Ltd. and AWB Ltd. where he led the Landmark (now Nutrien Ag Solutions) rural services business. Most recently John was Group CEO of the Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation. John has an honours degree in Agricultural Science from Sydney University, an EMBA from AGSM (University of NSW), completed the Advanced Management Program at INSEAD Business School in France, is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management.

He is a strong advocate for Australian agribusiness, international agricultural trade and regional and remote communities, being awarded Sydney University?s Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award for services to these areas. John will join GrainCorp?s Safety, Health and Environment Committee and Sustainability Committee. Peter has had nearly 40 years' experience in wholesale and retail banking, having worked with various local and international banks across his executive career.

Peter's most recent role was as Regional Manager of Australia and New Zealand and CEO Australia for Rabobank. He was also a member of Rabobank's global Wholesale and Rural Management Team and has been closely involved in the agribusiness sector across Australia, New Zealand and Globally. Peter has a deep understanding of strategy, agribusiness, funding, commodity trading and risk management.

Peter is currently Non-executive Director of the Wheen Bee Foundation. Peter is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Programme 190, a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Wollongong University. Peter will join GrainCorp's Audit and Risk Committee and Remuneration and Nominations Committee.