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Senior Management

Jim Leighton

Chief Executive Officer

Jim joined Ingham's in November 2018 as Managing Director and CEO. Jim has more than 40 years of experience in fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), most recently the President and Founder of 40 North Foods, a start-up venture backed by global company Pilgrims Pride and JBS. Prior to that, he served as Chief Operating Officer, Interim CEO and Director at Boulder Brands where played a key role scaling the business and ultimately selling it to Pinnacle Foods. He also spent seven years at Perdue Farms and, in his last role there served as President of the company's global multi-billion dollar Food Group. Jim also serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Aryzta AG.

Gary Mallett

Chief Financial Officer

Gary joined Ingham’s in October 2019. Gary has over 30 years’ experience in a range of senior finance roles with ASX listed companies including Origin Energy and Brambles. Prior to joining Ingham's, Gary was CFO at Senex Energy where he was responsible for corporate finance, business planning, governance, IT and business improvement. Gary will serve as secretary and director on a number of Inghams Group subsidiary companies.

Jonathan Gray

CEO New Zealand

Jonathan joined Ingham’s in 2008 as Retail Sales Manager for Ingham’s Enterprises NZ before moving into the National Sales Manager position in 2010. In October 2015, he was promoted to executive leader of the Sales division based in Sydney and in February 2016 also took over the Marketing division. Jonathan has extensive experience in retail sales in the UK, NZ and Australia and has held senior positions with Countdown Supermarkets and Marks and Spencer.

Tim Singleton

Chief Operations Officer

Tim joined Ingham’s in May 2019 from Case Farm in the US, where he held the position of Vice President. Tim has over 20 years’ experience in the poultry industry and has also held key operational roles at Pilgrim’s Pride, Simmons Prepared Foods and Tyson’s Food. Tim is responsible for Ingham’s Australian operations, spanning farming, primary processing, further processing, warehousing and logistics and operational support.

Chris Croese

Chief Customer Officer

Chris joined Ingham’s in June 2019 and brings over 30 years’ experience in retail operations, sales and customer relationship management in the poultry and broader food industry. He has held senior leaderships roles with Woolworths, most recently as the Head of Meat, and prior to that had senior roles with Beak and Johnston, Harris Farm and Hans Smallgoods.

Seb Brandt

Chief Marketing Officer

Seb joined Ingham’s in May 2019. Seb has 20 years' marketing experience in the food and beverage, QSR and retail categories, having held prior roles with companies including McDonalds, Fosters, PepsiCo and Red Bull. Seb's skills and passion lie in the development and implementation of brand and consumer strategies, creating new business and importantly, a focus on innovation.

Anne-Marie Mooney

Feed Business Director

Anne-Marie joined Ingham’s in May 2018 as the General Manager Milling Operations. Anne-Marie brings 10 years’ of experience at Ridley Corporation Ltd, where she held a number of senior executives roles in both the commercial and feed areas. In May 2019, Anne-Marie was appointed as the Feed Business Director and is responsible for feed procurement, milling and ingredients.

Grant Kerswell

Chief People Officer

Grant joined Ingham’s in July 2019. Grant brings more than 20 years’ of extensive leadership experience in the HR function at Arnott’s, Seven Network and Coca-Cola Amatil. Most recently he has been with Broadspectrum where he provided strategic advice and support in the core areas of HR including organisational development, performance management, culture and capability, talent and succession, recruitment, remunerations and workplace relations.

Craig Haskins

Investor Relations Director

Craig joined Ingham’s in July 2019. Craig has over 20 years’ experience in Australian capital markets through his previous roles as Managing Director at Jefferies Australia, and senior roles within Credit Suisse, UBS and Merrill Lynch.

Dave Matthews

General Counsel and Company Secretary

David joined Ingham's in November 2015. David has over 30 years’ experience as a lawyer with international law firms in Australia and the UK and with large, listed global companies. Prior to joining Ingham’s he was General Counsel and Company Secretary of Fonterra Co-operative Group, Telcom New Zealand’s Australian operations, and Arnott’s Biscuits/Campbell Soup in the Asia Pacific Region.

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