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.

Robert Foye Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer

Robert Foye

As Chief Operating Officer of Treasury Wine Estates, Robert is focused on driving performance across all regions of the Company and leading several global growth initiatives. Robert joined Treasury Wine Estates in September 2014 in the role of President and Managing Director of Asia and Europe, driving success across both regions. Since then he has also held the role of President of the Americas and brings extensive experience from several senior executive positions held with The Coca-Cola Company over 22+ years. He was Vice President, Customer & Commercial of Coca-Cola's Asia Pacific Region. An avid wine enthusiast, he has more than 24 years of beverages experience and a proven track record of delivering strong and sustainable profit growth.

Tim Ford Deputy Chief Operating Officer

Tim Ford, Deputy Chief Operating Officer

Tim Ford, Deputy Chief Operating Officer

Noel Meehan

Tim 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 provides operational oversight across all of TWE’s 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.

Michelle Terry Chief Marketing Officer

Michelle Terry, Chief Marketing Officer

Michelle Terry, Chief Marketing Officer

Megan Collins

Michelle was appointed Chief Marketing Officer on 1 March 2018, after more than 10 years in various senior marketing and strategy roles across TWE and Foster’s Group. Michelle has led marketing across every geography of the TWE business, including the Asia and Americas regions. She brings a wealth of international strategic and brand building experience, along with strong leadership capability. Michelle has more than 20 years’ experience in marketing for consumer goods, retail and professional services, working for blue chip organisations including Marks & Spencer, Accenture and Ernst & Young.

Linnsey Caya Chief Legal Officer & Global General Counsel

Linnsey Caya, Chief Legal Officer & Global General Counsel

Linnsey Caya, Chief Legal Officer & Global General Counsel

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. Most recently 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.

Megan Collins Chief People & Communications Officer

Megan Collins, Chief People & Communications Officer

Megan Collins, Chief People & Communications Officer

Megan Collins

Megan joined Treasury Wine Estates in January 2013 as Chief Human Resources Officer. Previously, Megan held various HR Leadership roles within the Financial Services and Banking sector, most recently as the General Manager People & Culture at Business Bank at the NAB. Prior to this Megan spent 15 years with General Electric in both the United States and Australia, most recently as the Vice President Human Resources at GE Capital Australia & New Zealand where she led the HR team through significant periods of organisational growth and change.

Carolyn Coon Global Director, Corporate Communications

Carolyn Coon, Global Director, Corporate Communications

Carolyn Coon, Global Director, Corporate Communications

Carolyn Coon

Carolyn Coon joined Treasury Wine Estates in 2015 and leads external and internal communications 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

Ash Peck, General Manager, Global Business Services

Ash Peck, General Manager, Global Business Services

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.

Angus McPherson Managing Director - Australia, New Zealand & Europe

Angus McPherson, Managing Director - Australia, New Zealand & Europe

Angus McPherson, Managing Director - Australia, New Zealand & Europe

Angus McPherson

Angus leads the TWE business across Australia & New Zealand and, as of 1 July 2018, Europe. His ambition is to drive the ANZ and Europe 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. 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 held senior leadership roles at Casella Family Brands and Brown Forman.  He has a proven track record of building brand equity, and driving and delivering long term sustainable volume growth.

Peter Dixon Managing Director - Asia & Global Travel Retail

Peter Dixon, Managing Director - Asia & Global Travel Retail

Peter Dixon, Managing Director - Asia & Global Travel Retail

Peter Dixon

Peter has more than fifteen years’ experience in the wine industry in Asia. He joined TWE in 2008 and has held senior roles based in Singapore, Hong Kong and now Shanghai. In his role as Managing Director for Asia and Global Travel Retail, Peter is responsible for leading the TWE business in a region of considerable growth and opportunity. With a strong understanding of this market, Peter excels at developing strong customer partnerships, strengthening TWE’s route to market and taking a consumer-led approach to building brands.

 

 

Victoria Snyder President - Americas

Victoria Snyder, President - Americas

Victoria Snyder, President - Americas

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Victoria Snyder was appointed to the role of President - Americas in June 2018. In this role, she has total accountability for the Americas business and delivering on the company's growth plans. Victoria joined Treasury Wine Estates (Foster's) in 2005 and has held multiple senior roles within the business, demonstrating strong commercial acumen and leadership in both the US and Australia. Most recently she was the Executive Vice-President Americas. In this role she lead our Canadian, Latin American, and Direct-to-Consumer US business.  She has worked across pricing, commercial strategy, supply chain and was also Senior Vice President of Sales North America. Prior to TWE, Victoria worked in management consulting at McKinsey & Company and holds a PhD in Science and Engineering.
 

 

Bob Spooner Managing Director - Global Strategic Initiatives, Systems and Processes

Managing Director - Global Strategic Initiatives, Systems and Processes

Managing Director - Global Strategic Initiatives, Systems and Processes

Bob Spooner

Bob joined Treasury Wine Estates in January 2015 as Chief Supply Officer, with extensive experience in leading and optimising complex supply chains across a diverse range of industries, and a proven track record of building efficient and commercially focused teams. Bob started his supply chain career with Sara Lee’s Household and Personal Care business in the United Kingdom before moving to ICI Paints as their European Supply Chain Director, where he also held the position of Managing Director of the UK and Ireland Paints business. He was also previously Group Supply Chain Director for Premier Foods plc, and Chief Executive Officer of Hovis Ltd. Bob was appointed President Americas in February 2016 and led this region through an important period of transformation, including the integration of the Diageo wine business. Bob has taken up the role of Managing Director, Global Strategic Initiatives, Systems and Processes based out of Australia.

Gunther Burghardt Executive President, Operations - Americas

Gunther Burghardt, Executive President, Operations - Americas

Gunther Burghardt, Executive President, Operations - Americas

Gunther Burghardt

Gunther was appointed Executive President, Operations – Americas in May 2018 and is accountable for leading all corporate and supply chain functions in the Americas. Gunther has deep commercial knowledge of the business, having worked at TWE for more than eight years, holding various senior roles across the Company, including Chief Financial Officer. In his time with TWE, and previously Foster’s Group, he has been CFO for every region of the business, including global marketing and supply chain. Bringing an incredible combination of technical finance capability along with excellent leadership capability, Gunther’s career spans more than two decades in the consumer goods sector, previously at Mondelez International (formerly Kraft Foods), Reckitt Benckiser and Proctor & Gamble.

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