Executive Leadership Team

Executive Leadership Team

Michael Clarke Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Michael Clarke, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Michael Clarke, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Michael Clarke

With over 20 years’ leadership experience in international business, Mike has an outstanding track record at some of the world’s iconic consumer goods companies. He has held senior executive roles at Kraft Foods, where he was President of the Company’s European business and sat on the global operating board, The Coca-Cola Company and Reebok International. Most recently he was Chief Executive Officer of the UK publicly listed company Premier Foods plc, where he led a significant turnaround of the business.

Tim Ford Chief Operating Officer

Tim Ford, Chief Operating Officer

Tim Ford, Chief Operating Officer

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Mr Ford joined Treasury Wines Estates in March 2011, where he led logistics across the business, with overall accountability for the service, quality and cost of distributing 30m+ cases of wine. In February 2014 Tim moved to the US to take the role of Senior Vice President, Supply Americas region. In this role, he led the team responsible for all supply chain functions across the Americas, sitting on both the Global Supply Leadership Team and the Americas Leadership Team. In February 2016 Tim took on the role of Director, Global Supply, and in May 2017, also added oversight of TWE’s Europe, South East Asia, Middle East and Africa regions to his responsibilities. In July 2018 he was appointed to the role of Deputy Chief Operating Officer, where he ran the Asia, Europe and ANZ regions, and since January 2019 when he was appointed as Chief Operating Officer he has been running the operation of all TWE regions. Prior to joining TWE, Tim worked at National Foods across multiple business functions (GM logistics & planning, GGM Juice & Drinks Category, Director Juice & Beverages Marketing) as well as at CUB in a variety of supply chain roles, from production to logistics.

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.

Angus McPherson President, Americas and Global Sales

Angus McPherson - President, Americas and Global Sales

Angus McPherson - President, Americas and Global Sales

Angus McPherson

Angus joined Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) in 2011 and was appointed to the role of Managing Director for the Australia & New Zealand in 2014, adding Europe to his remit in 2018, and South East Asia, Middle East and Africa region in early 2019. Most recently, Angus was appointed as President, Americas and Global Sales.  Angus leads the TWE business in this region, with the ambition to drive these teams to be a consumer- and customer-centric organisation, extracting full value from TWE’s portfolio of brands whilst providing solutions to exceed our customer’s growth objectives. In his Global Sales remit, Angus works across all regions to ensure we consistently drive sales strategies, execution plans and capability building through our sales leaders in every market. 

 

Angus has many years of international experience in the global wine industry, working across the United States, United Kingdom and Australia.  Prior to joining TWE, Angus worked for Casella Family Brands and Brown Forman.  He has a track record of building brand equity, and driving and delivering long term sustainable volume growth.

 

Angus holds a Master of Management Studies - University of Salford, UK, and a Bachelor of Economics (Marketing major) - University of Sydney.

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.

Tom King Managing Director, North Asia

Tom King, Managing Director North Asia

Tom King, Managing Director North Asia

photo of Tom King, sitting in front of wine barrels
Tom was appointed Managing Director – North Asia in February 2019, 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, most recently, 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.

Linnsey Caya Chief People and Legal Officer

Linnsey Caya, Chief People and Legal Officer

Linnsey Caya, Chief People and Legal Officer

Linnsey Caya

Linnsey joined Treasury Wine Estates as Chief Legal Officer and Group General Counsel in September 2016, bringing more than 17 years’ global legal executive and commercial experience, and in 2018 her role expanded to Chief People and Legal Officer. Prior to TWE, Linnsey held the role of Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary at Quiksilver, a global brand-focused apparel and footwear company. She has extensive experience across all aspects of legal and governance with listed companies, including legal, strategy, mergers and acquisitions and commercial negotiations. Linnsey started her legal career in private practice specialising in corporate transactional and securities matters. Linnsey has a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.A. from Boston College, and is a member of the State Bar of California.

Katie Hodgson General Manager, People & Capability

Katie Hodgson, General Manager - People & Capability

Katie Hodgson, General Manager - People & Capability

Katie Hodgson

Katie was appointed General Manager People & Capability in September 2018, and is responsible for leading Treasury Wine Estates’ People strategy, building a high performing organisation and an inclusive, collaborative culture. With more than 20 years’ experience in human resources management across multiple geographies and functions, Katie is a leader in organisational transformation, and is passionate about coaching and change capability as enablers of individual and business performance. Before joining TWE in 2017 as Senior Director Human Resources and Global Talent and Capability Lead, Katie was a founding member in a private equity startup business and prior to that held several HR leadership roles at Mondelēz International.

Michael Brooks Director Global Supply Chain

Michael Brooks, Director Global Supply Chain

Michael Brooks, Director Global Supply Chain

Michael Brooks

Michael Brooks joined Treasury Wine Estates as Director Global Supply Chain in February 2019.  He has held numerous senior engineering, production and logistics roles across his career, including Chief Supply Officer with Foster’s Group Limited and Group General Manager – Logistics with Exego Group where he oversaw all elements of Exego’s complex supply chain.  Michael also has experience in the retail industry, having led planning for the total reconfiguration of Target’s supply chain.  Directly prior to joining Treasury Wine Estates, he worked in a non-executive director capacity with a number of businesses.   Michael originally qualified as an Electrical Engineer at RMIT University and has attended the Stanford Executive Program.

Carolyn Coon Global Director, Corporate Affairs

Carolyn Coon, Global Director, Corporate Affairs

Carolyn Coon, Global Director, Corporate Affairs

Carolyn Coon

Carolyn Coon joined Treasury Wine Estates in 2015 and leads external and internal communications and corporate responsibility across the global business. She is a senior, highly collaborative communications leader, with more than 20 years’ experience working across the drinks, technology and consumer goods sectors. She was previously Head of Communications at Diageo Australia and New Zealand, where she was responsible for managing communications across the region, and earlier in her career worked in consulting roles for a number of high profile global FMCG and technology companies. Carolyn’s expertise spans corporate and brand reputation management, media relations, leadership communications, issues management and brand PR. 

Ash Peck General Manager, Global Business Services, South East Asia and Europe

Ash Peck - General Manager, Global Business Services, South East Asia and Europe

Ash Peck - General Manager, Global Business Services, South East Asia and Europe

Ash Peck

Ash joined Treasury Wine Estates in 2013, as Global Chief Information Officer, with responsibility spanning strategic and operational information, communication and technology management across the global business. With more than 20 years’ experience in commercial and strategy roles, he has led many transformational business projects to improve the company’s processes and systems, as well as technology innovation to enhance the digital consumer experience of TWE’s wine brands. In his current role, Ash takes operational ownership for global processes, driving greater efficiencies across all functions of the company.  Prior to joining Treasury Wine Estates, Ash worked in senior leadership roles at SP Ausnet, Cadbury and Kraft Foods International.

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