Paul is the Managing Director of Oreco Group, previously known as Australian Prime Fibre. Oreco Group is a privately owned, manufacturing company, who produce and supply a diverse range of horticultural and agricultural products throughout Australia. Oreco Group’s sole focus is to produce the best quality products, while supporting local and regional businesses and communities, by sourcing recycled, eco-friendly and sustainable raw materials.
Both Paul and Oreco Group have been fortunate to experience several years of great success and recognition through a range of awards. Oreco Group was named as one of Westpac’s Top 20 Businesses of Tomorrow 2017, which recognises outstanding businesses that demonstrate a clear vision to shape Australia’s economy and the qualities and potential to help tomorrow’s customers and communities. This year, Oreco Group was announced as the TMA Small Company (turnover <$100 million) Turn Around of the Year for 2016, which recognises organisations who establish effective operations, implement solid management, improve cash flow, and increase production, in addition to the other operational factors leading to the recovery and sustainable operation of a growing business. In 2015, Paul won the EY Entrepreneur or the Year for the Northern Region.
Paul has been a member of the Queensland Division Council since October 2015.