Hiro Brands Limited is planning to list on the Australian Securities Exchange in July 2022. The Board and management of Hiro are committed to achieving and demonstrating the highest standards of corporate governance to protect and enhance shareholder interests.
Garry is currently the Chairman of Helloworld Travel Limited (since October 2016) and is a director of the Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation Limited (since July 2021), Findex Group Limited (since January 2020) and Treasury Wines Estates Limited (since 2012). Garry is the former Chairman of PanAust Limited (from July 2008 to August 2015), Myer Holdings Limited (from November 2017 to October 2020, and a director from September 2017 to October 2020), Spotless Group Holdings Limited (Chairman from February 2017 to August 2017, and a director from March 2014 to August 2017) and a former director of Qantas Airways Limited (from January 2005 to February 2015), Integral Diagnostics Limited (from October 2015 to March 2017) and Dulux Group Limited (from July 2010 to December 2017), and has held senior positions at both Ernst & Young and Arthur Andersen.
Garry is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand.
Managing Director and CEO
Steven Chaur has been appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of WNB effective from 24 January 2022. Steven is a transformational leader who has delivered sustainable shareholder value growth in competitive and dynamic sectors such as consumer products, specialised industrial products and agricultural production across local and international customer markets. Steven has proven experience in FMCG strategy leadership, lean manufacturing, global distribution, consumer marketing, ASX financial oversight and governance. Steven has held recent Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer roles at Castlegate James Australasia, Nutrano Produce Group, Patties Food Limited (ASX: PFL), Saint-Gobain Pacific (EPA: SGO) and has held senior executive roles at George Weston Foods, Findus Australia, National Foods Ltd (ASX: NFL), Simplot Australia and Unilever. He is a past Non-Executive Director at Wingara AG Limited (ASX: WNR), Meat & Livestock Australia and Davies Bakeries.
Steven has an MBA, a Grad Dip (Marketing) and is a Graduate of the AICD Company Director’s Course
Margaret Lyndsey Cattermole, AM
Lyndsey Cattermole, AM, founded Aspect Computing, the largest Australian Software and Services Company, going on to be a major force in Australian ICT with 1300 employees. She remained as joint Managing Director from 1974 to 2003, before the business was sold. Lyndsey has been at the forefront of the Australian IT Industry including the Australian Computer Society, the Prime Minister’s Science and Engineering Council, the Federal Government Electronic, Electrical and Information Industry Board, and the Multimedia Advisory Committee. Lyndsey has held a number of board and membership positions on a range of government, advisory, association and not for profit committees. In particular, Lyndsey helped form the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute from the Murdoch and Royal Children’s, one of Australia’s largest biomedical research institutes. Lyndsey is currently a non-executive Director of Pact Group Holdings Limited (ASX:PHG) and also holds directorships with MPH Agriculture and Melbourne Rebels Rugby Union. With a Bachelor of Science from the University of Melbourne, Lyndsey is a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society. Lyndsey is formerly a director of Treasury Wine Estates, Tatts Group and Fosters Group Limited.
Ms Cattermole will not be an independent director.
David has a business career spanning over 35 years in Australia, Europe, Asia and New Zealand. From 1996-1997, David was the Retail Director Nike Australia, responsible for eight stores, opening a chain of factory stores. In 1997 David moved to Nike Europe as Retail Director with responsibility for two Nike Towns and 52 factory stores. He was responsible for establishing the first pan-European retailer. In 2001, David moved back to Australia in the role of CEO for Jeanswest, a retail business with 220 stores and revenue of $185m. During this time David also took the business to the UAE. David’s next move was to Colorado Group, with five major retail labels with a total of 480 stores, 3,500 employees and revenue of $500m. More recently, David owned Qualspec Australia’s largest independent quality assurance company with operations across Asia, this business was sold in 2019. David is currently involved in several businesses focused in the technology and consumer space.
Mr Botta will be an independent director.
Paul is Founder and Executive Chair of the BRC Group, one of Australia’s leading Incubator and Accelerator’s. Prior to founding the BRC Group, Paul was the Founder and CEO of Direct Connect, a business that was sold with Lumo Energy for $600m to Snowy Hydro in 2014. Paul holds Chairmanships across MedTech, Health, Technology and BRC’s Food businesses, and is both the Regional Chair of YPO in Australia and New Zealand, and the Chairman of the Melbourne Rebels.
Mr Docherty will not be an independent director.
Amber started her career at Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising London working on FMCG brands such as Schweppes and Carlsberg-Tetley before joining Lowe Howard-Spink as the Board Director managing Tesco PLC. Over the next five years Amber worked as a Director of brand consultancy Interbrand in London and the USA. Returning to Australia, she spent nearly 10 years at Coles and Target in multiple management roles with responsibility for product development, brand management, digital marketing, communications and media. Amber joined Australia Post as Chief Marketing Officer in 2019 and is on the board of Foodbank Vic.
Ms Collins will be an independent director.