Harry Rumpler has been named as the new CEO at Lenard’s, replacing the company’s Founder and Director, Lenard Poulter, who will continue to remain in the business, looking at various opportunities moving forward.

Rumpler, who was formerly the Chief Operating Officer at the Australian poultry success story, joined the Lenard’s business in January 2022.

Previously he worked in many roles including CEO of IGA Fresh (Metcash), Business Advisor to CSIRO as well as other Advisory board appointments.

Poulter says Rumpler’s appointment is the “next step forward for Lenard’s”.

“We are extremely excited about Harry’s appointment and commitment to his new role.

“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. We cannot be more excited to have Harry on board in his new role.”

Rumpler said that he has gained a solid understanding of the different areas of the business since his appointment and has been implementing new strategies.

“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.

“We have a great mix of experience and new team members here and with this, new ideas and prospect are being worked on.”

Lenard’s was founded in 1987 in Brisbane and its handmade chicken products utilise premium, locally-sourced, and naturally delicious ingredients.

A leader in the fresh food marketplace, Lenard’s can be found at 25 locally-owned stores and 2,000 independent supermarkets around Australia.

With a recently launched hub and spoke model and range of pre-cooked meals, its reach continues to grow in order to give customers the classics they know and love.

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