R M Herron* FCA FAICD
Appointed Non-Executive Director on 17 June 2004. Appointed Chairman on 1 January 2012.
Mr Herron has been a Chartered Accountant since 1973. He is a former Deputy Chairman of Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) and retired as a partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers in December 2002.
He is also a Non-Executive Director of Select Harvests Limited (since January 2005), Insurance Manufacturers Australia Ltd and Kinetic Superannuation Fund. Mr Herron is Immediate Past President and former Chairman of the Royal Automobile Club of Victoria (RACV) Ltd (retired December 2014).
M G Smith* Dip. Business (Marketing) FAMI CPM FAIM FAICD
Appointed Non-Executive Director on 26 May 2009.
Mr Smith is Non-Executive Director and Chairman of Patties Foods Limited (since April 2013). He is a former Non-Executive Director of Toll Holdings Limited (retired May 2015), and a former Chairman of Food Holdings Limited (retired August 2011).
Mr Smith was Managing Director of Cadbury Schweppes Australia and New Zealand (2003 to 2007) and a member of the Asia Pacific Regional Board. Over a 16-year career with the Cadbury Schweppes group he held senior management positions in Australia, the UK and North America. Prior to joining Cadbury Schweppes Mr Smith's career included senior management roles with Unilever and Uncle Toby's.
G A Billings* BCom FCA MAICD
Appointed Non-Executive Director on 20 December 2011. Appointed Chairman of Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee on 1 January 2012.
Mr Billings retired from PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2011 after 34 years, where he was head of the Melbourne Assurance practice as well as heading the firm's Australian and Global Industrial Products business.
Mr Billings was appointed Chairman of Korvest Limited in September 2014 and a Non-Executive Director of Clover Corporation Limited on 20 May 2013. He was appointed Chairman of Azure Healthcare Ltd on 21 October 2015.
D D Robinson* BSc MSc
Appointed Non-Executive Director on 20 December 2011.
Mr Robinson has spent the past 22 years prior to joining the Board with global automotive parts, general industrial and consumer products manufacturer and marketing company Robert Bosch GmbH.
In that time he has worked in the USA, Germany and Australia and had responsibility for sales, marketing, engineering, manufacturing, accounting and personnel. He was President of Robert Bosch Australia and Robert Bosch New Zealand.
A L Templeman-Jones* BComm MRM EMBA CA FAICD
Appointed Non-Executive Director on 1 August 2015.
Ms Templeman-Jones is currently a Non-Executive Director of APN News & Media Limited, where she serves as Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee and a Non-Executive Director of Cuscal Limited, where she is Chair of the Risk Committee. She is also Non-Executive Director of Pioneer Credit Limited.
Ms Templeman-Jones has considerable experience in institutional and commercial banking, wealth management and insurance, having previously held a number of senior executive roles within Westpac and ANZ.
J P Ling BEng MBA FAICD
Appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer on 1 August 2013. Mr Ling was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Pact Group Holdings Ltd on 28 April 2014.
Mr Ling was previously CEO and Managing Director of Fletcher Building Limited (2006 to 2012). He has extensive management experience in competitive manufacturing businesses through his senior roles with Fletcher Building and prior roles with Pacifica, Visy and Nylex.
Mr Ling is a former Non-Executive Director of Pacific Brands Limited (retired February 2014).
* All Non-Executive Directors are independent.