Meet the Team

Larry McHugh – CEO

Larry McHugh is the Chief Executive Officer of Macadamia Marketing International, a member of the Board of the Australian Macadamia Society and a member of the Australian Macadamia Marketing Committee. Larry has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and has worked in the macadamia industry since 1992 in roles including factory design, factory management, quality management, operations management and general management. In 2011 he moved from his role as General Manager of Macadamia Processing Company (MPC) to become the General Manager of Macadamia Marketing International. Then in 2018, he became the CEO of Macadamia Marketing International. Larry has a wealth of experience in many facets of the macadamia industry and is keen to use this knowledge to assist you in establishing and growing your macadamia business.


Eric Zhang – International Sales Manager

Eric is the International Sales Manager at Macadamia Marketing International. He has a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters Degree in Business Administration. He is fluent in both Mandarin and English. He started his career in China as a Railway HVAC System Engineer and then moved into the sales and marketing field. He has extensive experience in introducing products from Australia, Germany, Spain and the USA into the Chinese market and a proven track record in making and implementing Market Strategies, Project Management, Data Analysis and Key Account Management. Eric has the drive and ability to help you succeed with your macadamia projects.


George Hagios

George Hagios is the International Sales and Marketing Manager of Macadamia Marketing International. George has a degree in Marketing and Business Management from Macquarie University and has worked in the macadamia industry since 2007. He has a wide range of experience working in account management, marketing and sales roles both in Australia and overseas for various multinational companies that specialise in food, chocolate and confectionery categories. With a decade of experience in the macadamia industry, George is ready to assist you in developing key partnerships to help your business grow.