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Lenard’s appoints new CEO, to replace founder

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Poultry franchise Lenard’s has appointed its former chief operating officer, Harry Rumpler, as its new CEO.

Rumpler will succeed the company’s founder and director, Lenard Poulter, who said he would continue to oversee the business and look at various opportunities moving forward.

Lenard’s New CEO, Harry Rumpler

“This is certainly the next step for Lenard’s, and we are extremely excited about Harry’s appointment and commitment to his new role,” said Poulter.

“Harry has demonstrated exceptional leadership and delivered strong results in the short time he has been on board, that have had an immediate positive impact on the business.”

Prior to his role as COO at Lenard’s, Rumpler has worked in many roles,including CEO at IGA Fresh (Metcash), business advisor to the CSIRO, and various advisory board appointments. 

“After several months in the business as COO, I have been working within the business, understanding the different areas, and implementing new strategies,” said Rumpler.

“I am excited about the opportunities ahead of us here at Lenard’s, and with the team, we are all looking very positively both within retail and franchise networks moving forward.”

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