Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Paul Rayner Chairman

Paul Rayner, Chairman

BEc, MAdmin, FAICD

Paul Rayner, Chairman

BEc, MAdmin, FAICD

Paul Rayner

BEc, MAdmin, FAICD

Member of the Board since May 2011 and Chairman of the Board and the Nominations Committee since 1 September 2012.

Mr Rayner is an independent Director and is an Australian resident.

He brings to the Board extensive international experience in markets relevant to Treasury Wine Estates including Europe, North America, Asia, as well as Australia. He has worked in the fields of finance, corporate transactions and general management in the consumer goods, manufacturing and resource industries. His last role as an executive was as Finance Director of British American Tobacco plc, based in London, from January 2002 to 2008.

Mr Rayner is also a director of Qantas Airways Limited (since July 2008 and where he also serves as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee), Boral Limited (since September 2008 and where he also serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee) and a director of Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (since December 2014  and where he also serves as Chairman of the Audit, Finance and Risk Committee).

Mr Rayner was a director of Centrica Plc, a UK listed company, from September 2004 until December 2014.

Timothy Ford Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer since 1 July 2020

Timothy Ford, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer since 1 July 2020

BBus MBA

Timothy Ford, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer since 1 July 2020

BBus MBA

BBus MBA

Member of the Board since July 2020.

Mr Ford is an Australian resident.

Tim Ford is TWE’s Chief Executive Officer, leading the TWE team to boldly drive change in the world of wine.

Since joining TWE in February 2011, Tim has held key roles across the business’ global operations, including Director, Global Supply and Managing Director Europe, South East Asia, Middle East and Africa, and Deputy Chief Operating Officer with responsibilities for Asia, Europe and the ANZ regions.

In January 2019 Tim was appointed Chief Operating Officer with responsibility for TWE’s global operations, and took the helm as Chief Executive Officer on 1 July 2020.

Tim has more than 20 years’ experience in the wine, food and beverages sectors with a strong track record for disciplined execution of strategy, driving growth and building high performing and connected teams.  Prior to joining TWE he held senior management roles with National Foods and CUB.

Ed Chan Non-Executive Director

Ed Chan, Non-Executive Director

BA/Ec, MS

Ed Chan, Non-Executive Director

BA/Ec, MS

Ed Chan

BA/Ec, MS

Member of the Board since September 2012 and member of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Mr Chan is an independent Director and a Hong Kong resident.

He is currently a director of Hong Kong-listed LINK REIT (since February 2016) and Yum China Holdings, Inc (since October 2016). 

Mr Chan is the former Vice Chairman of Charoen Pokphand Group (from January 2012 to February 2018) and a former director of Hong Kong-listed CP Lotus (from April 2012 to February 2018). From 2006 to 2011, Mr Chan 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

Louisa Cheang Non-Executive Director

Louisa Cheang, Non-Executive Director

B.Soc.Sc

Louisa Cheang, Non-Executive Director

B.Soc.Sc

Louisa Cheang

B.Soc.Sc

Member of the Board since December 2018.

Ms Cheang is an independent Director and a Hong Kong resident.

Ms Cheang is currently the Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of Hang Seng Bank, listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, and has had a successful career spanning a number of critical leadership roles with the HSBC Group throughout the Asia Pacific region. She is also currently Group General Manager of HSBC Holdings plc and a director of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation.

Ms Cheang is also a member of key government advisory committees, notably The Twelfth Jiangsu Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and the Consulting Committee for the China (Guangdong) Pilot Free Trade Zone.

Antonia Korsanos Non-Executive Director

Antonia Korsansos, Non-Executive Director

Antonia Korsansos, Non-Executive Director

Toni Korsanos

Member of the Board since April 2020 and member of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Ms Korsanos is an independent Director and an Australian resident.

Ms Korsanos has extensive senior executive, strategy, M&A, financial and governance experience, acquired over a successful career as Chief Financial Officer of ASX-listed Aristocrat Leisure Limited between 2009 and 2018, where she also served as Company Secretary from 2011. During her career with Aristocrat, Ms Korsanos gained a significant understanding of the US market and regulatory environment, and led a number of transformational cross-border acquisitions.

Prior to joining Aristocrat, Ms Korsanos held senior leadership roles in the fast-moving consumer goods industry for a period of 10 years, including at Goodman Fielder and Kelloggs. Ms Korsanos commenced her career with accounting firm Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC) and has been a Chartered Accountant since 1994.

Ms Korsanos is currently an independent Non-Executive Director of ASX listed companies Crown Resorts Limited, Webjet Limited and Ardent Leisure Group Limited. Ms Korsanos also serves as Chair of the Audit Committees of Crown Resorts Limited, Webjet Limited and Ardent Leisure Group Limited.

Warwick Every-Burns Non-Executive Director

Warwick Every-Burns, Non-Executive Director

AMP, Harvard University (Advanced Management Program 1996)

Warwick Every-Burns, Non-Executive Director

AMP, Harvard University (Advanced Management Program 1996)

Warwick Every Burns

AMP, Harvard University (Advanced Management Program 1996)

Member of the Board since May 2011, Chairman of the Human Resources Committee and a member of the Nominations Committee.

Mr Every-Burns is an independent Director and is an Australian resident.

He was Chief Executive Officer of Treasury Wine Estates on an interim basis from 23 September 2013 until 30 March 2014.

Mr Every-Burns previously worked for more than 30 years in the consumer packaged goods sector. Most recently, he was President of International Business and a member of the Worldwide Executive Committee of The Clorox Company, a NYSE listed, S&P 500 business with a market capitalisation of circa US$17 billion. He was based at The Clorox Company’s headquarters in the United States for more than five years. Mr Every-Burns began his career at Unilever; is a former Managing Director of Glad Products of Australia and New Zealand and was formerly on the Advisory Council of the Frontier Strategy Group.

Mr Every-Burns is a director of The a2 Milk Company Limited (since August 2016).
Garry Hounsell Non-Executive Director

Garry Hounsell, Non-Executive Director

BBus(Acc), FCA, FAICD

Garry Hounsell, Non-Executive Director

BBus(Acc), FCA, FAICD

Garry Hounsell

BBus(Acc), FCA, FAICD

Member of the Board since September 2012, Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee and member of the Nominations Committee and Human Resources Committee.

Mr Hounsell is an independent Director and is an Australian resident.

He is currently Chairman of Helloworld Travel Limited (since October 2016) and Myer Holdings Limited (since November 2017, and a director since September 2017). Mr Hounsell is also a director of the Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation Limited (since July 2016).

Mr Hounsell is a former Chairman of PanAust Limited (from July 2008 to August 2015), Spotless Group Holdings Limited (from February 2017 to August 2017, and a director from March 2014 to August 2017) and a former director of Qantas Airways Limited (from January 2005 to February 2015), Integral Diagnostics Limited (from October 2015 to March 2017) and Dulux Group Limited (from July 2010 to December 2017), and has held senior positions at both Ernst & Young and Arthur Andersen.

Colleen Jay Non-Executive Director

Colleen Jay, Non-Executive Director

BBA

Colleen Jay, Non-Executive Director

BBA

Colleen Jay

BBA

Member of the Board since April 2018 and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Ms Jay is an independent Director and a United States resident.

Ms Jay has extensive experience in the fast-moving consumer goods industry, acquired over a long and successful career at Procter & Gamble (P&G, NYSE: PG), an American multinational consumer goods company, between 1985 and 2017. She has held a number of senior leadership roles at P&G, including President of Global Retail Hair Care & Colour and her most recent position as President of the US$5 billion Global Beauty Specialty business, where she also led a complex transition and divestiture of several businesses. 

Ms Jay has significant global experience having lived and worked in the United States, Europe, China and Canada. Her leadership experience includes significant global line operational leadership, strategy creation and execution, global brand building, new business development, transformational innovation and M&A. 

Ms Jay is currently an independent non-executive director of The Cooper Companies (NYSE: COO).

 
Lauri Shanahan Non-Executive Director

Lauri Shanahan, Non-Executive Director

JD Business Law, BS Finance

Lauri Shanahan, Non-Executive Director

JD Business Law, BS Finance

Lauri Shanahan

JD Business Law, BS Finance

Member of the Board since November 2016 and a member of the Human Resources Committee. 

Ms Shanahan is an independent Director and an American resident.

Ms Shanahan has extensive retail, consumer brand, e-commerce and governance experience. Ms Shanahan has held senior executive positions, including as Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary with The Gap Inc, where she was involved in leading the company’s domestic and international expansion. Ms Shanahan also founded the consulting practice Maroon Peak Advisors of which she is a Principal.

Ms Shanahan is currently a director of Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN) and Deckers Outdoor Corporation (NYSE: DECK).

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