Meet our Board of Directors and Management team.
As at April 2013
LLB (HONS) MAICD, AGE 55.
Appointed Chairman July 2011 and a member of the Risk & Audit Committee and Remuneration & Human Resources Committee. Jeremy joined the board in 2008 as an independent director. He held the position of interim CEO and managing director from 1 April to 31 December 2010. Jeremy was Group CEO of Sims Metal Management Limited from 2002 until 2008 and a director until 2009. He is a non–executive director of Amcor Limited, a member and director of The Australian Rugby League Commission Limited. Is a member of the Investment Committee of Lazard Australia Corporate Opportunity Fund No 2. and is Executive Chairman of Evrol Pte Ltd, a company incorporated in Singapore. Previously held advisory roles with Scholz AG and Veolia Environmental Australia.
BA (ECON) (DIST), MBA, FAICD, AGE 49.
Chairman of the Remuneration & Human Resources Committee and is a member of the Risk & Audit Committee. Kathleen joined the board in 2004 as an independent director after seven years as a partner and director of the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) where she led BCG’s Asia Pacific Operational Effectiveness Practice Area and, previously, the Sydney office. She is a member of Chief Executive Women, and a non-executive director of the REA Group Limited, Lynas Corporation Limited, The Benevolent Society and the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD). She is also President of the AICD NSW Council.
BBus (accounting), MAICD, FCPA, F Fin, AGE 57.
Chairman of the Risk & Audit Committee and a member of the Workplace Health, Safety & Environment Committee. Mike joined the board in 2011 as an independent director. He was formerly chief executive officer and executive director of Brambles Limited until November 2009, prior to which he was Brambles’ chief financial officer for four years. Mike has also had a long career with Coca-Cola Amatil Limited including seven years as chief financial officer and executive director and a number of senior operational, finance, business development and treasury roles including managing director of Coca-Cola Amatil Poland. Mike is currently a non-executive director and chair of the Audit & Risk Committee of Westfield Retail Trust. He is also a non-executive director and chair of the Portfolio Risk Committee of Snowy Hydro Limited and a non-executive director and chair of the Compliance Committee of Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. Ltd. Mike is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Financial Executives Institute of Australia and a Fellow of CPA Australia and Financial Services Institute of Australasia. He is also chair of the Australian Theatre for Young People.
RAY HORSBURGH AM
BENG (CHEM), HON D UNIV, FAICD, FIE AUST, AGE 70.
Chairman of the Workplace Health, Safety & Environment Committee. He joined the board in October 2006. Ray has had a distinguished record of managing manufacturing businesses, including leading a number of mergers and acquisitions. He was managing director of Smorgon Steel Group Limited for 15 years until its merger with OneSteel Limited in August 2007. This followed a 31 year career with the Australian Consolidated Industries Group, primarily in senior roles in the glass and packaging businesses. In September 2007, he was appointed chairman of Toll Holdings Limited where he has served as a director for eight years. In August 2012 appointed Chairman of Calibre Group Limited. Ray is also a director and former chairman of Traffic Technologies Limited, National Can Industries Limited, Revolution Roofing and the Ponting Foundation.
BTP (HONS), MASC, FAICD, AGE 48.
A member of the Workplace Health, Safety & Environment Committee and Remuneration & Human Resources Committee. Rebecca joined the board in 2012 as an independent director. She was formerly chief financial officer and executive director of BP Australasia, a position held until January 2012, prior to which she was vice president operations and executive director, Australia & Pacific for BP Australasia and general manager, group marketing performance, for BP Plc (London). Rebecca’s management career with BP spanned 22 years. Rebecca is currently a non-executive director of Goodman Group, Oz Minerals Limited and Incitec Pivot Limited and was previously a director of Big Sky Credit Union. She is also a council member of Chief Executive Women, and a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
BENG, MBA, GAICD. AGE 48.
Appointed to the board as an executive director December 2010 and managing director January 2011. Joined CSR April 2008 as executive general manager of CSR Lightweight Systems. In October 2009 appointed CEO of CSR Building Products. Formerly the managing director of Civil & Marine (UK), a subsidiary of the global building materials company, Hanson, now part of the Heidelberg Cement Group. Rob has also held the position of commercial trading director for Hanson Aggregates (UK). Previously, Rob was with Pioneer Australia, where he worked for over 13 years. A member of the UNSW Australian School of Business Advisory Council and a member of the Australian Business and Community Network Council, a not for profit organisation, working on mentoring and coaching programs with schools in areas of high need.
BCOM, CA, MBA, GAICD
Joined CSR as Chief Financial Officer, CSR Building Products in July 2009 and appointed chief financial officer CSR Limited in December 2010. Previously Greg was at Dyno Nobel Limited initially as group management controller responsible for planning, investor relations and treasury and then as vice president finance Asia Pacific. Prior to this, Greg spent six years with De La Rue PLC in various senior finance roles in Australia, Europe and North America following an earlier career in professional services with Price Waterhouse and HLP Mann Judd.
BED (HONS), LLB, MAICD
Company secretary since July 2010 and CSR legal counsel. Joined CSR in September 2001, managing workers' compensation 2003 to 2006 and human resources for the sugar division 2006 to 2008. Debbie was appointed legal counsel for CSR Limited in 2008. Was previously a lawyer at Tress Cocks & Maddox and Lander & Rogers. Debbie has extensive experience in corporations law and corporate governance, dispute resolution, employment law, insurance and competition and consumer law. Debbie holds a Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance and is a member of Chartered Secretaries Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
CSR Corporate Management
- Rob Sindel, Managing Director
- Greg Barnes, Chief Financial Officer
- Debbie Schroeder, Legal Counsel and Company Secretary
- Andrée Taylor, General Manager, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
- Luke Murphy, General Manager, Human Resources
- Marion Johnstone, Group Treasurer
- Renee van Vugt, Financial Controller
- Sean Ventris, Head of Legal
- Martin Jones, General Manager, Government Relations
- Peter Moeller, Executive General Manager, Viridian Glass
- Ian Hardiman, Executive General Manager, Lightweight Systems
- Nick Pezet, Executive General Manager, PGH Bricks and Monier and Wunderlich Roofing
- Anthony Tannous, Executive General Manager, Bradford Insulation
- Andrew Mackenzie, General Manager, Property
- Mark White, General Manager, Gove Aluminium Finance
Workplace Health Safety and Environment
- TBA, Group Health and Safety Manager
- Linden Birch, Group Environment Manager