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This list showcases the top Australia based CFO’ operating in the Manufacturing space. If you think a CFO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Manitowoc Company
John O. Stewart was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Manitowoc Foodservice effective November 9, 2015. Prior to his appointment, his most recent position was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of Hostess Brands, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of cake and bread products, which he held from 2010 until May 2013. From May 2013 until his appointment with Manitowoc Foodservice, Mr. Stewart was retired. Before joining Hostess Brands, Inc. in 2010, Mr. Stewart served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, Inc., a publicly-traded carbonated soft drinks company, from 2006 until 2010. From 1990 to 2005, Mr. Stewart served in various finance roles within the business of Diageo PLC, a publicly traded premium spirits business, including as the Chief Financial Officer of Diageo PLC’s subsidiary Diageo North America, Inc. from 2001 until 2004. Mr. Stewart holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from the University of Glasgow and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.
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About The Manitowoc Company: Manitowoc Company Inc is an American global company specializing in products for the food service industry.
Chief Financial Officer of Amcor
Mr Casamento joined Amcor in March 2014 and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in September 2015. Former position: Vice President Corporate Finance, Amcor Ltd (2014-2015) based in Melbourne. Prior to joining Amcor, Mr. Casamento spent six years at SCA, a Swedish-listed global consumer goods and paper company assuming a variety of operational and corporate leadership roles across the Americas and Asia Pacific.
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About Amcor: Amcor is a provider of packaging solutions in Australia, Western Europe, North America.
Chief Financial Officer of BCI Minerals
Simon Hodge commenced as Chief Financial Officer on 1 February 2017. He has more than 25 years’ experience in senior executive, corporate advisory and equity research roles. He was most recently engaged in a consulting capacity as Corporate and Commercial Advisor to BCI. Prior to joining BCI, Simon Hodge was Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Quickflix limited, an ASX-listed company he co-founded. He has extensive finance, capital markets, corporate advisory and equity research experience having held senior positions in corporate advisory with Poynton and Partners and in equity research with JP Morgan (London) and a major Australian stockbroker. Simon Hodge has a Bachelor of Commerce (First Class Honours in Accounting and Finance) from University of Western Australia.
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About BCI Minerals: BCI Minerals is an Australian-based company that is developing the Mardie Salt & Potash Project.
Chief Financial Officer of SG Fleet Group
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About SG Fleet Group: SG Fleet Group provides fleet management, vehicle leasing, and salary packaging services.
Chief Financial Officer of Facade Access Investment Holdings
Stephen joined the company in January 2011 with over twenty years experience in commercial and financial roles having gained exposure to a broad range of financial and industrial environments, both from within the professional services sector, and hands on and leadership roles in the construction industry.
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About Facade Access Investment Holdings: Facade Access Group designs, manufactures, installs and services its equipment and solutions for facade access.
Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of Analytica
Mr. Mangelsdorf is a Chartered Accountant with 27 years experience. He works with SME production, manufacturing and retail firms assisting them with business, taxation and management services, taking on the role of Chief Financial Officer for a number of firms. He is a director of a Queensland-based land development company and a chartered accounting firm.
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About Analytica: Analytica focus is on the product development of Class I and Class IIa medical devices.
CFO of Crimsafe Security Systems
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About Crimsafe Security Systems: Crimsafe Security Systems manufactures stainless steel security mesh screens for home, business, and commercial applications.
CFO of Gale Pacific
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About Gale Pacific: Gale Pacific manufactures and distributes screening, shading, and home improvement products.
Chief Financial Officer of Vulcanite
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About Vulcanite: Vulcanite esigns, manufactures, distributes, and supplies engineered rubber products for rail, construction, and industrial markets.
CFO of Oldfields Holdings
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About Oldfields Holdings: Oldfields Holdings engages in the market, import, and manufacturing of paint application.
CFO of Tecside Group
Lemmy Hadassin is CFO at Tecside Group.
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About Tecside Group: Tecside Group is a boutique specialist consulting, recruitment and people resourcing company focusing on the supply of permanent contract.