The TeamMeet the People Behind Brighann Cotton

Passionate, Professional Team 

Brighann Cotton employs a niche group of cotton professionals. Each team member brings their unique and specialised skill set and is integral to ensuring Brighann can operate optimally and efficiently. 

We assist this process by committing to quality on-going training, and creating a working environment that fosters the best in our team.

Management Team

Ian McDonald

Australian General Manager


Ian has been working with Brighann for 10 years. Prior to Brighann, Ian worked with QC (now Olam). Ian has attended the American Cotton Shippers Association International Cotton School and is a qualified classer, and had extensive experience as commodity price risk manager and cotton trader.




Michael Zheng 

Chinese Sales Manager

Michael is sales manager of BCM and his key responsibility is to ensure open communication occurs between Brighann and end users regarding ongoing price negotiations, quality and logistic matters.

Michael finished University of International Business and Economics in 2006 and joined Dunavant China. From 2010 Michael joined the Brighann team. Michael has attended the ACSA School in University of Memphis, and graduated with distinction.   




Cameron Austin

USA General Manager

Cameron has 21 years of experience trading cotton in Australia and USA. During the last 8 years, Cameron has been based in the USA building strong relationships on the sourcing side of cotton in Arizona, Texas and the Mid-South. Cameron is currently serving as a Board Member for the American Cotton Shippers Association, the Texas Cotton Association and EWR Inc.






Join Brighann Cotton

Brighann Cotton is currently recruiting for ginning operators. 

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