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.
Mr Rayner was a director of Centrica Plc, a UK listed company, from September 2004 until December 2014.
Member of the Board since March 2014.
Mr Clarke has dual Irish/South African citizenship and is an Australian resident.
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. He was Chief Executive Officer of the UK publicly listed company Premier Foods Plc, where he led a significant turnaround of the business.
Mr Clarke was a director of Quiksilver Inc. from April 2013 to February 2016 and a director of Wolseley plc from March 2011 to March 2014.
Member of the Board since September 2012.
Mr Chan is an independent Director and a Hong Kong resident.
He is currently Vice Chairman of Charoen Pokphand Group (since January 2012), and a director of Hong Kong-listed CP Lotus (since April 2012) and a director of Hong Kong-listed LINK REIT (since February 2016). 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.
Member of the Board since September 2012 and a member of the Human Resources Committee.
Mr Cheek is an independent Director and an American resident.
He has more than 25 years of experience in the alcohol beverages industry in senior executive positions, including 14 years of leadership in the US wine industry.
He has held prior roles as Chairman of Finlandia Vodka Worldwide for the Brown-Forman Corporation and also as a non-executive director for Glenmorangie. His career spans over ten years with Brown-Forman in executive roles including President, Global Spirits Group and President, North American Spirits. Mr Cheek also spent over nine years with the Coca-Cola Company in senior positions in both The Wine Spectrum and in Coca Cola USA.
Mr Cheek is the Chairman of Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery and a member of the Board of Advisers of privately owned Jose Cuervo Co and Conecuh Investors, LLC.
Member of the Board since September 2012, Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee and member of the Nominations Committee.
Mr Hounsell is an independent Director and is an Australian resident.
He is currently a director of Dulux Group Limited (since July 2010 and where he also serves as Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee), Spotless Group Holdings Limited (since March 2014 and where he also serves as Chairman of the Audit, Business Risk and Compliance Committee) and Integral Diagnostics Limited (since October 2015 where he also serves as Chairman
of the Audit and Risk Committee). Mr Hounsell was also appointed a director of the Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation Limited in July 2016.
Mr Hounsell is a former Chairman of PanAust Limited (from July 2008 to August 2015) and former director of Qantas Airways Limited (from January 2005 to February 2015), and was a Partner at both Ernst & Young and Arthur Andersen.
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 Chair of fashion retailer Charlotte Russe Holding Inc and a director of Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN) and Deckers Outdoor Corporation (NYSE: DECK).