Fresh Markets Australia
reappoints Directors

Peak industry body, Fresh Markets Australia (FMA) appointed Directors at their Annual General Meeting on 29 November and re-elected Shane Schnitzler unopposed as Chair. Freshmark Chair, Carlo Trimboli joins the re-appointed FMA Directors.

“We have a great board with Directors from around the country who are leaders in the wholesale sector and the industry more widely. I welcome newly appointed Non-Executive Director Carlo Trimboli who will join our experienced and respected board” says Shane Schnitzler, FMA Chair.

FMA has a representative board of ten, with two directors appointed from each of the state fruit and vegetable wholesaler representative bodies Brismark, Freshmark, Fresh State, SA Chamber of Fruit and Vegetables Inc. and Market West.

“As a Board, we will continue to challenge ourselves to be active, strong and strategic to deliver great outcomes for industry. I want to encourage the industry to keep engaging with us to ensure the next year is even better than our last”.

“FMA highlights its ongoing relationship with Toyota Material Handling and the building strong collaboration with market owners/operators”.

FMA Board:

  • Shane Schnitzler – Chairperson (Fresh State)
  • Hamish Montague – Deputy Chairperson (Brismark)
  • Mark Brougham (SA Chamber of Fruit & Vegetables Inc.)
  • Trish Skinner (Market West)
  • Carlo Trimboli (Freshmark)
  • Jason Cooper (Fresh State)
  • Andrew Young (Brismark)
  • George Giameos (SA Chamber of Fruit & Vegetables Inc.)
  • Rod McPherson (Market West)
  • Meegan George (Freshmark)

See Director details –


About FMA: The Australian Chamber of Fruit and Vegetable Industries Limited trading as Fresh Markets Australia (FMA), is the national organisation representing each of the five Market Chambers, which themselves are organisations which represent the fruit and vegetable wholesalers located in each of Australia’s six central Markets (Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Newcastle).