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Meet the team

George Russell
George Russell
Business Manager
Starting with Wilmar in 2011, George was initially employed as a Sales Agronomist, working with Plane Creek and Mackay growers. George holds a Masters of Agribusiness, specialising in sugarcane and related value chain projects. He became the Business Manager for AgServices in 2015. He supports the AgServices team and the service providers who deliver our liquid fertiliser and stockfeed products. George has previously worked in irrigation sales, Quality Assurance training and fertiliser extension services.

Menno Bokma
Northern Agribusiness Agronomist
Menno joined the Wilmar Agservices team in 2018. He has an extensive agronomic background, including 10 years’ experience in agribusiness finance in the Burdekin region. He was born in the Netherlands and grew up in Zimbabwe. He attained a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture from the University of Natal in South Africa before returning to work for the Zimbabwe Fertilizer Corporation. Menno migrated to Australia in 1999, settling with his family in Emerald, Central Queensland, as a Sales Agronomist. Menno is based at Kalamia Mill, in the Burdekin, and provides technical and sales support to Bio Dunder® fertiliser customers in the Burdekin, Bowen and Proserpine regions.

Liana Lillford
Liana Lillford
Stockfeed Product Manager
Liana joined Wilmar in 2011 after previous roles in technical, regulatory and government affairs for a number of agrochemical companies. She holds a Bachelor of Natural Resource Management/Urban Regional Planning. After six years as AgServices’ Research and Development Agronomist, Liana was appointed Stockfeed Product Manager in early 2020. In this role she focuses on the development, management and marketing of Wilmar’s liquid stockfeed product lines.