New Zealand meat processor Richmond has appointed Richard Carver as its new chief executive, effective 1 July. Carver, who is currently chief executive of Ecopine, a timber and plywood business, succeeds acting chief executive Graeme Milne, who held the post for the ten months following John Loughlin's resignation. Carver was Richmond's finance manager from 1990 to 1992, reported Dow Jones International News.