Board of Directors

Peter Bush

Peter Bush

Chairman

Peter had a long and successful career in fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), holding senior roles with SC Johnson, Reckitt and 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 also Chairman of Southern Cross Media Group Limited (since 2015). He was previously Chairman of Pacific Brands Limited, Nine Entertainment Co, Mantra Group and NEC Holdings Pty Limited and a director of Insurance Australia Group Limited.

Andrew Reeves

Andrew Reeves

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director

Bachelor of Arts (Economics), Advanced Management Program – Harvard Business School

Andrew Reeves joined Ingham’s as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer on 29 March 2021.

Andrew has more than 40 years’ experience in leadership and governance roles across the food and beverage and agribusiness industries in Australia and internationally.

From 2019 to 2021, Andrew was a non-executive director on the Inghams Group Limited Board, and was previously the Chief Executive Officer of George Weston Foods, Managing Director and Executive Director of Lion Nathan Limited, Managing Director Australia of Coca-Cola Amatil and Managing Director of The Smith’s Snack Food Company.

Ricky Lau

Michael Ihlein

Non-Executive Director

Mike has significant experience across fast-moving consumer goods and supply-chain logistics companies. He held senior roles at Coca-Cola Amatil Limited including Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer as well as Managing Director, Coca-Cola Amatil Poland. Subsequently he was Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer at Brambles Limited prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer until his retirement.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Business Studies (Accounting) from the University of Technology, Sydney. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, CPA Australia and the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.

Mike also serves on the Boards of Scentre Group, Ampol Limited and the not-for-profit mentoring organisation Kilfinan Australia.

Jackie McArthur

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. Jackie is an Independent Non-Executive Director on the Boards of Tassal Group Limited and InvoCare Limited. She was formerly a Non-Executive Director of Blackmores Ltd.

Helen Nash

Helen Nash

Non-Executive Director

Helen has more than 20 year’s executive experience across the Consumer Packaged Goods, Media and Quick Service Restaurants industries. Initially trained as a certified management accountant in the UK, Helen then spent more than 15 years in brands and consumer marketing including the role of CMO for McDonald's Australia and New Zealand. Helen also held the position of Chief Operating Officer for McDonald's Australia where she had strategic, commercial and operational responsibility for the business. Helen is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director of Metcash Ltd and Southern Cross Media Ltd. She was formerly a Non-Executive Director of Pacific Brands Ltd and Blackmores Ltd.

Linda Bardo Nicholls, AO

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 United States. She is a Chairman of Japara Healthcare and Chairman of Melbourne Health. Linda is also a director of Medibank Private and is a Member of the Museums Board of Victoria. Linda was previously an Independent Non-Executive Director of Fairfax Media, Pacific Brands and Sigma Pharmaceuticals.

Rob Gordon

Rob Gordon

Non-Executive Director

Rob has more than 35 years of experience in the FMCG and agribusiness sectors, including over 20 years in CEO and Managing Director roles for companies including Viterra Inc, Dairy Farmers Ltd and Goodman Fielder (Meadow Lea and Consumer Goods divisions). Rob is currently the CEO and a director of Ricegrowers Limited, and a member of the Rabobank Agribusiness Advisory Board. Rob has also served as a Non-Executive Director of Gresham Private Equity and as the Non-Executive Deputy Chair of the Australian Food & Grocery Council.

Senior Management

Andrew Reeves

Andrew Reeves

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director

Bachelor of Arts (Economics), Advanced Management Program – Harvard Business School

Andrew Reeves joined Ingham’s as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer on 29 March 2021.

Andrew has more than 40 years’ experience in leadership and governance roles across the food and beverage and agribusiness industries in Australia and internationally.

From 2019 to 2021, Andrew was a non-executive director on the Inghams Group Limited Board, and was previously the Chief Executive Officer of George Weston Foods, Managing Director and Executive Director of Lion Nathan Limited, Managing Director Australia of Coca-Cola Amatil and Managing Director of The Smith’s Snack Food Company.

Gary Mallett

Gary Mallett

Chief Financial Officer

Chartered Accountant, Bachelor of Business (Accounting)

Gary joined Ingham’s in 2019. He is responsible for the company’s financial and management reporting, treasury, investor relations, governance and information technology. Gary has more than 30 years’ experience in a range of senior finance roles with ASX listed companies including Brambles and Origin Energy. Prior to joining Ingham’s, Gary was Chief Financial Officer at Senex Energy. Gary also serves as secretary and director on a number of Inghams Group subsidiary companies.

Jonathan Gray

Jonathan Gray

Chief Executive Officer, New Zealand

Master of Business Administration

Jonathan joined Ingham’s in 2008. He is responsible for leading the New Zealand business and managing all operations, sales and marketing as well as support services. Jonathan’s experience in the company includes executive responsibility across Australia and New Zealand, having previously held the roles of Sales and Marketing Director based in Australia and General Manager, Sales and Marketing for New Zealand. He has more than 18 years’ experience in retail sales in the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia. Prior to joining Ingham’s, he held senior positions with Countdown Supermarkets and Marks and Spencer.

Tim Singleton

Tim Singleton

Chief Operations Officer

Bachelor of Health Information Management

Tim joined Ingham’s in 2019. He is responsible for Ingham’s Australian operations, spanning primary processing, further processing, warehousing and logistics, quality, continuous improvement, engineering, regulatory compliance, and our turkey farming, operations and strategy development. Tim joined from Case Farms in the US, where he held the position of Vice President. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the poultry industry, including in key operational roles at Pilgrim’s Pride, Simmons Prepared Foods and Tyson Foods.

Anne-Marie Mooney

Anne-Marie Mooney

Chief Agribusiness Officer

Bachelor of Commerce

Anne Marie joined Ingham’s in 2018. She is responsible for leading our farming, feedmill and procurement with a focus on continually improving the nutrition and welfare of our animals. She was previously General Manager Milling Operations, and Feed Business Director. Anne Marie has more than 20 years of experience across the energy and agriculture sectors, including senior executive roles in both commercial and operational areas at Ridley Corporation Ltd.

Seb Brandt

Seb Brandt

Chief Marketing Officer

Bachelor of Economics

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

Mark Powell

Mark Powell

Chief Customer Officer

Bachelor of Commerce, Master of Business Administration, Chartered Accountant, Graduate of the Institute of Company Directors of the Institute of Company Directors

Mark joined Ingham’s in 2021. He has more than 25 years’ experience in the FMCG industry and in his previous roles has led cultural change to build high-performing sales team; achieved consistent sales, share and profit growth with major customers; and developed and executed strategic plans. Prior to joining Ingham’s, Mark was the National Sales Director for Lion, and previously held senior roles at Coca Cola and Price Waterhouse.

Grant Kerswell

Grant Kerswell

Chief People Officer

Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management), Master of Business Administration

Grant joined Ingham’s in 2019. Grant provides strategic advice and support in the core areas of people, culture and communications, including organisational development, performance management, capability, talent and succession, recruitment, remuneration and workplace relations. Grant brings more than 20 years of extensive leadership experience in the human resources function from previous leadership roles at Arnott’s Biscuits/Campbell Soup in the Asia Pacific Region, Broadspectrum, Coca Cola Amatil and Seven Network.

Edward Alexander

Edward Alexander

Chief Strategy Officer

Bachelor of Commerce (Economics, Finance)

Ed joined the Ingham’s team in 2015 and was promoted to Chief Strategy Officer in 2020. He is responsible for creating short- and long-term value by managing the integrated business planning process and implementing our five-year strategy. Ed was formerly General Manager, Transformation and supported the organisation to create value through operational excellence initiatives. He brings more than 10 years’ experience in strategy and integrated business planning through his previous roles at Aon Risk Solutions and Ernst & Young.

Dave Matthews

Dave Matthews

General Counsel & Company Secretary

Bachelor of Economics, Bachelor of Laws

David joined Ingham’s in 2015. David has more than 30 years’ experience as a lawyer with international law firms in Australia and the United Kingdom 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.