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Omri van Zyl

CEO, Agri SA

Omri was appointed as the Executive Director of Agri SA in December 2015, representing 27 000 commercial farmers in 9 provinces and 25 commodity organisations in various fora. He manages a team that has a strong strategic focus on policy and agricultural economic development that covers in amongst others, natural resources, rural safety, commercial and labour and socio-developmental initiatives. I was part of a selected group of 60 CEO’s that were formed to advise the government on turn-around interventions to revive the South African economy. 

Part of Agri SA's achievements include smart disaster aid solutions that assisted 12 000 farmers in SA, integrating the South African agriculture value chain into our business activities, business rejuvenation and communication turnaround interventions, brand positioning and marketing eminence, the establishment of a transformation Center of Excellence, Agriculture Services Company, Agricultural Training Academy, to name a few.