CSR Board & Senior Management

Meet our Board of Directors and Senior Management team.

John Gillam

JOHN GILLAM

BCom, MAICD, FAIM.

Chairman since 1 June 2018, non-executive director since December 2017.

Other CSR responsibilities
Member of the Remuneration & Human Resources Committee.

Experience and expertise
John was formerly CEO of Bunnings in Australia and New Zealand from 2004 to early 2016. John joined Wesfarmers Limited in 1997 and held a number of senior leadership roles in the Wesfarmers Group, including managing director of CSBP from 2002 to 2004 and as chairman of Officeworks from 2007 to 2016.

Other directorships/offices held

  • Chairman of BlueFit Pty Limited (2018 to current)
  • Chairman of Trinity Grammar School, Kew (2018 to current)
  • Director of Clontarf Foundation (2017 to current)
  • Director of Heartwell Foundation (2009 to current)
Julie Coates

JULIE COATES

BA, DipE

Appointed to the board as an executive director and managing director on 2 September 2019, having joined CSR on the same date.

Other CSR responsibilities
Attends committee meetings by invitation.

Experience and expertise
Julie was formerly the managing director of Goodman Fielder Australia and Goodman Fielder New Zealand. Julie has also held several senior roles at Woolworths Limited, including managing director of Big W, chief logistics officer and human resources director, working closely on business strategy and major transformational change programs, delivering strong results at both a divisional and group level. Julie has proven leadership skills, a strong understanding of manufacturing, safety and operational processes and deep experience in supply chain efficiency, optimisation and digitisation.

Other directorships/offices held

  • Non-executive director of Coca Cola Amatil (March 2018 to current) and Member of the Related Party Committee, People Committee and Nominations Committee.
  • Previously a director of Spotless Group Holdings Limited (until July 2017).
Christine Holman

CHRISTINE HOLMAN

PGDipBA, MBA, GAICD.

Non-executive director since October 2016.

Other CSR responsibilities
Member of the Workplace Health, Safety & Environment Committee and the Risk & Audit Committee.

Experience and expertise
Christine was formerly Commercial Director at Telstra Broadcast Services until March 2016 and Chief Financial Officer and Commercial Director of Globecast Australia until June 2015. Christine also spent seven years at Capital Investment Group involved in strategy, business development and mergers and acquisitions. Christine has over 20 years’ experience across the technology, private equity and digital sectors in a variety of functions including finance, commercial, technology and marketing.

Other directorships/offices held

  • Non-executive director of WiseTech Global Limited (2018 to current)
  • Non-executive director of Blackmores Limited (2019 to current)
  • Non-executive director of The Moorebank Intermodal Company, a Federal Government Business Enterprise (2018 to current)
  • Non-executive director of The Bradman Foundation (2016 to current)
  • Non-executive director of the State Library of NSW Foundation (2017 to current)
  • Non-executive director of the T20 World Cup 2020 Cricket Board (2018 to current)
  • Member of Chief Executive Women (CEW)
Mike Ihlein

MIKE IHLEIN

BBUS (Accounting), FAICD, FCPA, FFIN, MFEI.

Non-executive director since July 2011.

Other CSR responsibilities
Chairman of the Risk & Audit Committee and member of the Workplace Health, Safety & Environment Committee.

Experience and expertise
Mike 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.

Other directorships/offices held

  • Non-executive director of Scentre Group (2014 to current)
  • Non-executive director (2012 to current) and chair of the People & Culture Committee (2015 to current) of Snowy Hydro Limited
  • Non-exeutive director of Kilfinan Australia Limited (2016 to current)




Mathew Quinn

MATTHEW QUINN

BSc (HONS), ACA, ARCS.

Non-executive director since August 2013.

Other CSR responsibilities
Chairman of the Remuneration & Human Resources Committee and member of the Risk & Audit Committee.

Experience and expertise
Matthew was formerly managing director of Stockland, a position held until January 2013. Matthew’s management career with Stockland spanned 12 years, and he has an extensive background in commercial, retail, industrial and residential property investment and development.

Other directorships/offices held

  • Chairman of Class Super (Director since 2015, Chair since February 2017 to current)
  • Chairman of TSA Management Group Holdings Pty Limited (2018 to current)
  • Non-executive director of Regis Healthcare Limited (2018 to current)
  • Member of the Australian Business and Community Network Scholarship Foundation
Penny Winn

PENNY WINN

BCOM, MBA, GAICD.

Non-executive director since November 2015.

Other CSR responsibilities
Chair of the Workplace Health, Safety & Environment Committee and a member of the Remuneration & Human Resources Committee.

Experience and expertise
Penny was formerly director Group Retail Services with Woolworths responsible for leading the Logistics and Information Technology divisions and the Customer Engagement teams, a position held until October 2015. Penny has over 30 years of experience in retail in senior management roles in Australia and overseas.

Other directorships/offices held

  • Non-executive director of Caltex Australia Limited (2015 to current)
  • Non-executive director of Goodman Limited and Goodman Funds Management Limited (Feb 2018 to current)
  • Chairman of Port Waratah Coal Services Ltd (2015 to current)
David Fallu

DAVID FALLU

BBUS, LLB (Hons), FFIN

David joined CSR as Chief Financial Officer in February 2017. Previously he was a Finance Director of Lion Pty Ltd, where his responsibilities included supporting the group wide business transformation initiative across Lion's beer and dairy businesses. His previous roles with Lion included Finance Director of Lion's New Zealand business and Group Corporate Development & Risk Director where he was responsible for all mergers and acquisitions, treasury and insurance operations. David has extensive investment experience with prior roles at CHAMP Ventures and AMP Private Equity where he was a Director and had investment responsibility for companies covering a number of sectors including manufacturing, logistics, finance and retail. David is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia and a former member of the NZ CFO Forum for Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Debbie Schroeder

DEBBIE SCHROEDER

BED (HONS), LLB, MAICD, AGIA.

Debbie joined CSR in 2001 and has been Company Secretary since 2010. In 2018, Debbie was appointed head of Risk & Internal Audit. Prior to joining CSR, Debbie was a lawyer at Tress Cocks & Maddox and Lander & Rogers. Debbie has extensive experience in corporations law and corporate governance, risk management and compliance, dispute resolution, employment law, and insurance. Debbie holds a Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance and is an Associate of the Governance Institute of Australia and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

Senior Management

CSR Corporate Management

Julie Coates, Managing Director

David Fallu, Chief Financial Officer

Luke Murphy, Executive General Manager, Human Resources

Sara Lom, Group Financial Controller

Marion Johnstone, General Manager, Treasury & Strategic Capital

Debbie Schroeder, Company Secretary and Risk & Internal Audit Manager 

Andrée Taylor, General Manager, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

Sean Ventris, Head of Legal

Building Products

Ian Hardiman, Executive General Manager, New Business, Innovation and Technology

Nick Pezet, Executive General Manager, PGH Bricks & Pavers

Andrea Pidcock, Executive General Manager, Lightweight Systems

Anthony Tannous, Executive General Manager, Bradford Insulation and Monier Roofing

Steve Darwell, General Manager, AFS

Andrew Rottinger, General Manager, Hebel Lightweight Concrete

Property

Andrew Mackenzie, General Manager, Property

Aluminium

Mark White, General Manager, Gove Aluminium Finance

Workplace Health Safety and Environment

Linden Birch, Group Sustainability Manager

Scott Lewis, Group Workplace Health and Safety Manager