Directors

Hutch Ranck

Mr James Hutchison (Hutch) Ranck

Chairman

BS Econ, FAICD

Age 68 – Appointed Chairman in April 2014. Non-Executive Director of the Board since June 2008. He is also Chairman of the Occupational Health and Safety Committee and the Nomination and Prudential Committee, and a member of the Remuneration and Human Resources Committee, and the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee. Hutch retired as Managing Director of DuPont (Australia) and Group Managing Director of DuPont ASEAN in May 2010. In his 31 years with DuPont Hutch has led businesses in ANZ and Asia Pacific in Agriculture, Pharmaceuticals, and Industrial Chemicals. In the last 10 years Hutch has served as a director in a variety of companies and organisations including, The Business Council of Australia, an Australian Government Statutory Authority -APVMA, The Chemical and Plastics Association – PACIA, and The Crop Chemical Association – Crop Life. From 2000 until 2010 Hutch was a member of the Prime Minister’s Science, Engineering and Innovation Council – PMSEIC. Currently Hutch is a director of Iluka Resources and the CSIRO. Mr Ranck is a resident of New South Wales.

Mark Allison

Mr Mark Charles Allison

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

BAgrSc, BEcon, GDM, FAICD

Age 56 – Appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director in May 2014. He has extensive experience spanning 30 years in the agribusiness sector. He is a former Managing Director of Wesfarmers Landmark Limited and Wesfarmers CSBP Limited and Executive Director of GrainGrowers Limited. Prior to his appointment at Wesfarmers in 2001, Mr Allison held senior positions with Orica Limited as General Manager of Crop Care Australasia and with Incitec Limited as General Manager – Fertilisers. Between 1982 and 1996 Mr Allison performed a series of senior sales, marketing and technical roles in the Crop Protection, Animal Health and Fertiliser industries. Mr Allison was the Managing Director of Makhteshim Agan Australasia Pty Ltd from 2005 to 2007 and Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Jeminex Limited from 2007 to 2008. Mr Allison is a resident of South Australia.

James Jackson

Mr James Jackson

Non-executive director and Deputy Chairman of the Board

B Com, FAICD

Age 54 – Non-Executive Director and Deputy Chairman of the Board since April 2014. He is also Chairman of the Remuneration and Human Resources Committee and a member of the Occupational Health and Safety Committee, the Audit Risk and Compliance Committee and the Nomination and Prudential Committee. Mr Jackson has more than 25 years’ experience in capital markets and agribusiness, both in Australia and overseas. He held a Senior Vice President role with investment bank SG Warburg (now part of UBS) in New York and was a director of MSF Sugar Limited from 2004 to 2012, including being Chairman from 2008. He is currently Chairman of Australian Rural Capital Limited. Mr Jackson owns and operates a beef cattle enterprise in northern New South Wales and is a resident of New South Wales. Mr Jackson brings strong skills and knowledge in capital markets, agricultural production and supply chains, corporate governance, corporate and financial strategy and hands on experience in the rural agency business.

Ian Wilton

Ian Wilton

Non-executive director of the Board

FCCA, FCPA, FAICD, CA

Age 64 – Non-Executive Director of the Board since April 2014. He is also Chairman of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee and a member of the Occupational Health and Safety Committee, the Nomination and Prudential Committee and the Remuneration and Human Resources Committee. Ian Wilton is an accountant with extensive experience across the agricultural sector as both a Non-Executive Director and Senior Executive. He has held Chief Financial Officer positions with the sugar division of CSR Limited, Ridley Corporation Limited and GrainCorp Limited and was President and Chief Executive Officer of GrainCorp Malt. Mr Wilton is a Non-Executive Director of Sheep CRC Limited and One Harvest Holdings Pty Ltd. Mr Wilton is a resident of New South Wales.

Robyn Clubb

Robyn Clubb

Non-executive director of the Board

BEc, CA, F Fin, MAICD

Age 59 – Non-Executive Director of the Board since 21 September 2015. She is also a member of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee, Work Health and Safety Committee, Remuneration and Human Resources Committee and Nomination and Prudential Committee. Robyn is a Chartered Accountant and Fellow of the Finance & Securities Institute of Australia, with Senior Executive experience of over twenty years in the financial services industry, working for organisations including AMP Limited, and Citibank Limited.

She is currently Chair of the Rice Marketing Board for the State of NSW, Deputy Chair of the Australian Wool Exchange, Treasurer of the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW and Chair of the NSW Primary Industries Ministerial Advisory Council. Robyn is a former Non-Executive Director of Rural Bank Ltd, Beef CRC Limited, UrbanGrowth (a NSW state-owned corporation responsible for urban land development) and Murray Irrigation Limited. Ms Clubb is a resident of New South Wales.

Company Secretaries

Peter Gordon Hastings

Mr Peter Gordon Hastings

BA LLB GDLP

Mr Hastings was appointed Company Secretary in February 2010. He held the position of Group Solicitor with the Elders Group between 1995 and 1999 and again between 2003 and 2010, and has held the position of General Counsel since February 2010.

Sanjeeta Singh

Ms Sanjeeta Singh

BEd (Primary)

Ms Singh has previously held the role of Assistant Company Secretary for the past 6 years, prior to her appointment as Joint Company Secretary in March 2016. Ms Singh has extensive experience in all governance activities having served with the Company for over 10 years.

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