J. Warner Ide
CEO, Board of Directors
Warner Ide serves on the Board of Directors and as CEO of MPSC, Inc. and its international subsidiaries. Mr. Ide initially came to MPSC as an investor and consultant, and later held the positions of Executive Vice President, Vice President-Operations, and Vice President Latin America of MPSC. He was responsible for raising capital during the early years of R&D, and subsequently managed MPSC’s Latin American operations. Prior to MPSC, Warner Ide worked in manufacturing and as a marketing consultant to Fortune 500 clients. Mr. Ide graduated from Dartmouth College.
John E. Marlette
Founder & Director, MPSC Australia
A resident of Australia since 1997, and also a dual citizen of Australia and the United States, Mr. Marlette is Director of MPSC Australia Pty Ltd. and also CEO of MPSC Pacific, as well as principal sales Agent in the territory. He is the founder and former Managing Director of the Australian subsidiary company and has enjoyed a hands-on role in its market development, operations, engineering and administration. Prior to coming to MPSC, John spent a career at IBM in Chicago. There, he was predominantly involved in marketing and financial structuring of mainframe related deals in the online transaction processing sectors. He also previously completed extensive sales training at Harris Lanier Corporation. John holds an MBA from Northwestern University with a double major in International Finance and International Marketing, and is a graduate of Dartmouth College with a BA in Government.
Managing Director, MPSC Australia
Mr. Bird is an Australian meat industry veteran who after serving in the Australian military, learned the meat and wool industries from the bottom to the top. He has served as Director, General Manager, Plant Manager and many other roles for a number of prominent Australian lamb and beef processing companies including Gundegai Meat Processors, Woodward Foods, CRF/Australian Lamb Co., and Matisse Foods.
Director of Sales
Born and bred in Murray Bridge, South Australia, Mr. Mundy started his career as an 19 year old with a broom in his hand, and moved his way up through the ranks of Slaughter, Quality Assurance, Fabrication Manager, Marketing and finally Global Sales Manager for the largest family-owned processor in Australia. Winner of the Bob Metcalf Future Industry Leaders Award, Matt has also managed global sales of various proteins from US, Latin America and South Africa origin.
Senior Manager, Field Operations
Mr. Wilesmith has over 25 years experience in Plant Operations and Management, has been involved with developing new technology for MPSC, and is a listed co-inventor of a key patent. He has worked in several capacities and is a highly experienced slaughterman, boner, and consultant for Pelt-O-Matic. A former kill floor supervisor in beef, pork and lamb at Milton District Meats, Brad has passed certifications for MSA Grader, Qualified Meat Inspector, AUSMEAT Chiller Assessment, and AUSMEAT Beef & Sheepmeat Specifications, MSA Meat Science Course.