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Board of Directors
Paul Rayner, BEc, MAdmin, FAICD
Member of the Board since May 2011. Chairman since 1 September 2012. Mr Rayner is an independent Director.
Mr Rayner has extensive experience in finance, corporate and general management. He has been a Director of Centrica Plc since 2004, and was appointed a Director to the Boards of Qantas Airways Limited and Boral Limited in 2008. He chairs the Audit Committee at Centrica and Boral. Prior to pursuing a Non-Executive career, Mr Rayner was Finance Director of British American Tobacco Plc based in London from January 2002 through to April 2008. Mr Rayner joined Rothmans Holdings Limited in 1991 as its Chief Financial Officer and held some other senior executive positions within the Group, including Chief Operating Officer of British American Tobacco Australasia Limited from 1999 to 2001. Previously, Mr Rayner has worked in various finance and project roles with General Electric, Rank Industries and the Elders IXL Group.
Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
Member of the Board since May 2011. Chief Executive Officer since May 2011.
Mr Dearie was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Treasury Wine Estates on 9 May 2011. He has extensive experience in alcohol beverage companies, most recently Managing Director, Australia and New Zealand Wine for Foster’s Group Limited and prior to this, Managing Director, Western Europe and Africa for Brown-Forman. Mr Dearie started his career with Whitbread and Co in various business development and sales roles before joining Inchape in sales and marketing roles rising to Regional Director South East Asia.
Lyndsey Cattermole, AM, B.Sc., FACS
Member of the Board since May 2011. Mrs Cattermole is an independent Director.
Mrs Cattermole was a member of the Foster’s Group Limited Board from October 1999 until May 2011. Mrs Cattermole has extensive information technology and telecommunications experience. She was a former Executive Director of Aspect Computing Pty Ltd and Kaz Group Limited, and a former director of PaperlinX Limited. She has also held a number of significant appointments to government, hospital and research boards and committees. Mrs Cattermole is a director of Tattersall’s Limited.
Ed Chan BA/Ec, MS
Member of the Board since 1 September 2012. Mr Chan is an independent Director.
A Hong Kong resident, Mr Chan is currently Vice Chairman of Charoen Pokphand Group, and from 2006 to 2011 was the President and CEO of Wal-Mart China. He has also held senior positions with Dairy Farm including his last position as North Asia Regional Director, as well as leading the Bertelsmann Music Group business in Greater China. Mr Chan began his career as a consultant with McKinsey & Co working in both Hong Kong and the United States.
Michael Cheek, B.BA (Hons)
Member of the Board since 1 September 2012. Mr Cheek is an independent Director.
Mr Cheek is an American resident who has held prior roles as Chairman of Finlandia Vodka Worldwide for the Brown-Forman Corporation, and also as a non-executive director for Glenmorangie. His career spans over ten years with Brown-Forman in executive roles including President, Global Spirits Group and President, North American Spirits. Mr Cheek also spent over nine years with the Coca-Cola Company in senior positions in both The Wine Spectrum and in Coca Cola USA. He is a member of the Board of Advisers of the privately owned Jose Cuervo Co., and is Chairman of the Board of Advisers of the Fuzzy Vodka Co.
Warwick Every-Burns, AMP, Harvard University (Advanced Management Program 1996)
Member of the Board since May 2011. Mr Every-Burns is an independent Director.
Mr Every-Burns recently retired from The Clorox Company – a US$5 billion, NYSE S&P 500 Consumer Products Company. Mr Every-Burns began his career at Unilever learning all aspects of the fast moving consumer goods industry. He is a former Managing Director of Glad Products Australia and New Zealand and was a member of the Executive Committee and President of international business at The Clorox Company. Mr. Every-Burns is currently a member of the Advisory Council of the Frontier Strategy Group working with clients to develop business strategies in emerging markets.
Peter Hearl, B Com (UNSW), MAIM, GAICD, Member – AMA
Member of the Board since February 2012. Mr Hearl is an independent Director.
Mr Hearl has a wealth of experience in international business and the food industry in particular. He is the former global Chief Operating & Development Officer for YUM Brands, the world’s largest restaurant company, and throughout his career with YUM he oversaw much of the growth in the KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut businesses around the world. He is a director of the Australia and New Zealand listed company Goodman Fielder Limited and a member of the UNSW’s Australian School of Business Alumni Leaders Group. Mr Hearl is also honorary Chairman of the US based UNSW Study Abroad-Friends and US Alumni Inc.
Garry Hounsell, BBus(Acc), FCA, CPA, FAICD
Member of the Board 1 September 2012. Mr Hounsell is an independent Director.
Mr Hounsell is an Australian resident and currently Chairman of PanAust Limited; he also holds directorships with Qantas Airways Limited, Dulux Group Limited and Ingeus Limited. Mr Hounsell is also Chairman of Investec Ltd’s Global Aircraft Fund, and on the Advisory Council of Rothschild Australia. He is a former director of Orica Limited, Freehills and Nufarm Limited and has held senior positions at Ernst & Young and Arthur Andersen. Mr Hounsell succeeds Paul Rayner as Chair of TWE’s Audit and Risk Committee.