Executive Leadership Team

Executive Leadership Team

Tim Ford Chief Executive Officer

Tim Ford, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Tim Ford, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Noel Meehan

Tim Ford is Treasury Wine Estates’ (TWE) 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.

 

Tim holds a Bachelor of Business from the University of South Australia and a Masters of Business Administration from Melbourne University Business School.

Matt Young Chief Financial Officer

Matt Young, Chief Financial Officer

Matt Young, Chief Financial Officer

Matt Young, Chief Financial Officer

Matt was appointed Chief Financial Officer in May 2018, after several years in various senior finance roles across TWE, including leading the global financial control team, and his most recent position as Deputy CFO. Prior to joining TWE, Matt was a Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia, providing commercial support to complex, global organisations in the FMCG and Retail industries. Matt holds a Bachelor of Commerce, a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Melbourne, he is also a member of the Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand.

Stuart Boxer Chief Strategy and Corporate Development Officer

Stuart Boxer, Chief Strategy and Corporate Development Officer

Stuart Boxer, Chief Strategy and Corporate Development Officer

Stuart Boxer is Treasury Wine Estate’s (TWE) Chief Strategy and Corporate Development Officer responsible for leading strategic business planning and driving priority growth, transformation and business improvement projects, the commercial investment strategy as well as mergers and acquisitions.

Stuart joined TWE in June 2020 after 11 years as Chief Financial Officer and Executive General Manager Strategy with DuluxGroup Ltd.  He has significant financial, strategy and M&A experience, tenure in ASX listed entities, as well as a background in management consulting.

Stuart holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) from the University of Melbourne and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Ben Dollard President, Americas

Ben Dollard - President, Americas

Ben Dollard - President, Americas

Ben Dollard is Treasury Wine Estates’ (TWE) President for the Americas with responsibility for leading the commercial and operations across the region.

 

With 20 years’ experience in the alcohol beverages industry in the Americas region, Ben joined TWE in January 2020 having worked in various senior executive leadership roles with Constellation Brands in the US and Canada. Ben has had extensive experience in leading the agenda for wine and other alcohol beverages, including all aspects of marketing, consumer insights and commercial operations, across a number of key roles including Chief Growth Officer, Chief Marketing Officer and head of International Markets for Constellation Brands’ Wine and Spirits Division, as well as President of the Canadian wine business.

Kirsten Gray Chief Corporate Services Officer and Company Secretary

Kirsten Gray, Chief Corporate Services Officer and Company Secretary

Kirsten Gray, Chief Corporate Services Officer and Company Secretary

Linnsey Caya

Kirsten was appointed as Chief Corporate Services Officer & Company Secretary in March 2020.  Prior to joining TWE Kirsten was Chief Corporate Services Officer & Company Secretary at Orica Limited and before that spent twenty years with BHP Limited in various legal roles.  Kirsten has responsibility at TWE for the Corporate Governance, Legal and Corporate Affairs functions and holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours), Bachelor of Arts and Post-graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Melbourne.  She is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia. 

Katie Hodgson Chief People Officer

Katie Hodgson, Chief People Officer

Katie Hodgson, Chief People Officer

Katie Hodgson

Katie was announced as Treasury Wine Estates’ Chief People Officer in January 2020, having joined the company in 2017. Katie is responsible for TWE’s People strategy, building a high performing organisation and an inclusive, collaborative culture where people and results thrive. With more than 20 years’ experience in Human Resources, Katie is a leader in organisational transformation, and is passionate about building coaching and change capability as enablers to unlock individual and business performance.

Prior to joining TWE, Katie was a foundational and executive member of Axieo where she was responsible for the establishment and leadership of the HR, Internal Communications and Environmental Social Governance functions. Prior to Axieo, Katie held numerous leadership roles at Mondelez International/Kraft Foods. Katie holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts.

Tom King Managing DIrector Asia

Tom King, Managing Director Asia

Tom King, Managing Director Asia

Tom is Treasury Wine Estates' Managing Director - Asia and is responsible for leading the TWE business in a region of considerable growth and opportunity. With strengths in building strong partnerships with customers and developing high performing teams, Tom joined Treasury Wine Estates in 2013 as Commercial Director for Global Travel Retail and has since held multiple senior roles across the business, including Managing Director – Europe where he led the team to deliver double digit EBITS growth and Chief Operating Officer – Asia. Prior to working for TWE, Tom held a number of commercial and financial roles at Bacardi Limited and Ernst & Young.

Angus Lilley Chief Marketing Officer

Angus Lilley, Chief Marketing Officer

Angus Lilley, Chief Marketing Officer

Angus Lilley

Angus leads the marketing strategy and implementation for our portfolio of treasured brands across every region. He is responsible for the development and implementation of multi-faceted consumer marketing programs for some of the biggest names in wine including Penfolds, Wolf Blass, Squealing Pig, Seppelt and 19 Crimes.

Angus has vast experience across the global wine industry having held previous senior marketing roles with Hardy’s in Australia and Constellation Brands across the US, UK and Europe. He has a proven track record for developing effective brand strategies and leading strong teams, and challenges the status quo in the ever-changing marketing landscape.

Peter Neilson Managing Director, Australia and New Zealand

Peter Neilson, Managing Director Australia and New Zealand

Peter Neilson, Managing Director Australia and New Zealand

Peter Neilson

Peter joined Treasury Wine Estates in 2012, working across a number of senior sales roles, and was appointed to the role of General Manager, Sales in 2017 before becoming Managing Director of ANZ in 2018. In this role, Peter leads the ANZ business, ensuring the strength of TWE’s position as the region’s leading wine company. Home to some of the industry’s leading names, including Penfolds, Wolf Blass, Squealing Pig and Seppelt, Peter’s ambition is to enrich the ANZ team with a focus on brand growth and category leadership. With over a decade in the wine and spirits industry and a strong sales and commercial acumen, Peter has a proven track record for driving and delivering business results. Prior to joining Treasury Wine Estates, Peter held roles with Diageo, Mars Confectionery and Reebok.

Kerrin Petty Director Global Supply Chain

Kerrin Petty, Director Global Supply Chain

Kerrin Petty, Director Global Supply Chain

Kerrin Petty joined Treasury Wine Estates in 2004. He has held numerous positions during his time with TWE, including National Vineyard Manager Australia, Supply Chain Development Manager, and SVP, Supply Chain Services, where he oversaw America’s supply chain and was responsible for delivering products to the US, Canada, and Latin America. Kerrin became Director, Global Supply Chain on 1 July 2020.

Kerrin has more than fifteen years’ experience years in all aspects of wine supply management spanning across viticulture, wine production, wine packaging, and supply chain management. Kerrin holds a Bachelor of Agricultural Science from the University of Adelaide and is currently completing an MBA.

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