Natalie Browning makes history as the first Australian on the International Co-operative Alliance board

08 December 2021

CBH’s first female grower director Natalie Browning is continuing to smash glass ceilings after becoming the first Australian elected to the International Co-operative Alliance’s Asia Pacific Board.

Ms Browning was appointed to the 11-person board for a four-year term this month after a vote of its Asia-Pacific members.

The Kondinin farmer made history when she became the first female grower director appointed to the CBH board in February 2018.

Then aged 34, Ms Browning is also believed to be the youngest grower director in the co-operative’s now 88-year history.

She added to her string of accolades when she was appointed deputy chair in April 2020 and was that year also selected to complete the Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals Co-operative Farming program.

Read the full article, Natalie Browning makes history as the first Australian on the International Co-operative Alliance board, in The West Australian – Countryman (paywall), 7 December 2021

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