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

Noel Meehan

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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