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Board of Directors 

Peter Bush

Chairman

Peter had a long and successful career in fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), holding senior roles with SC Johnson, Reckitt & Coleman, Ampol/ Caltex and Arnott’s and was CEO of AGB McNair and Schwarzkopf. He then ran his own strategic consultancy business for six years with clients including Qantas, Telstra, George Patterson Bates, John Singleton Advertising and McDonald’s Australia. In 2003, he became the CEO of McDonald’s Australia. Peter is Chairman of Mantra Group Holdings Limited (since 2014) and Chairman of Southern Cross Media Group Limited (since 2015) and was previously Chairman of Pacific Brands Limited, Nine Entertainment Co and NEC Holdings Pty Limited and a director of Insurance Australia Group Limited.

Mick McMahon

Chief Executive Officer

Mick joined Ingham’s in January 2015 as Executive Chairman and was subsequently appointed CEO in February 2016. Mick has more than 30 years’ operational management experience. He is the former Managing Director, CEO and a board member of Skilled Group. He served as COO at Coles Supermarkets Australia from 2007 to 2009 and Managing Director of Coles Express from 2005 to 2009. Prior to Coles, he spent 19 years with Royal Dutch Shell both in Australia and overseas. Mick is also Chairman of Red Rock Leisure, a private Australian tourism and entertainment venue operator.

Joel Thickens

Non-Executive Director

Joel is TPG Capital's Head of Australia and New Zealand and is a Partner of the firm. Prior to TPG Joel served as a Director at CHAMP Private Equity. He has served as a Director of Accolade Wines and Blue Star Group and was Chairman of Gerard Lighting. Prior to joining CHAMP Joel worked as a Vice President at Dyno Nobel Limited and held strategic and operational positions with Boral Limited in the United States.

Ricky Lau

Non-Executive Director

Ricky is a Partner of TPG based in Hong Kong. Since joining TPG in 1998, Ricky has played a key role in TPG’s investments in China and has served or serves on the board of directors of Shenzhen Development Bank, China Grand Automotive Services Co. Ltd., Daphne International and Phoenix Satellite Television. Prior to joining TPG, he was responsible for the corporate and project finance division of Hopewell Holdings, a regional infrastructure project developer. Ricky received an Executive Master of Business Administration from Kellogg-HKUST and an undergraduate degree from the University of British Columbia. Ricky is also a CFA charter holder.

Linda Bardo Nicholls, AO

Non-Executive Director

Linda has more than 30 years’ experience as a senior executive and director in banking, insurance and funds management in Australia, New Zealand and the United States. She is a Chairman of Japara Healthcare and a director of Fairfax Media, Medibank Private, and the Olivia Newton John Cancer Research Institute. Linda was previously Chairman of Healthscope, Chairman of Australia Post, Chairman of Keolis Downer (trading as Yarra Trams) and a director of Pacific Brands, Sigma Pharmaceuticals and St George Bank.

Helen Nash

Non-Executive Director

Helen has more than 20 years’ brand and marketing experience including a number of senior executive roles with McDonald’s Australia and a variety of marketing and FMCG roles in Australia and internationally with IPC Media Ltd and Procter & Gamble. Helen is also a non-executive director of Blackmores Limited, Southern Cross Media Limited and Metcash Limited and a former non-executive director of Pacific Brands Limited.

Jackie McArthur

Non-Executive Director

Jackie has more than 20 years’ experience in supply chain and logistics roles globally. Jackie was most recently the Managing Director ANZ for the Martin-Brower Company, a global logistics solutions provider for quick service restaurants. Prior to that Jackie was the McDonalds Vice President Supply Chain for Asia, Pacific, Middle East and Africa having also had roles in McDonalds Australia as Senior Vice President Chief Restaurant Support Officer and Vice President Supply Chain Director.

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