Peter was appointed Executive Chairman of RFG effective 7 November 2018, following his original appointment as a non-executive Director in September 2018, and election as Chairman of the Board in October 2018. He is an experienced executive and non-executive Director and executive, with an extensive background in telecommunications, media and corporate finance. He led the restructuring and merger of listed print, media and digital services provider PMP Limited as Managing Director from 2012 – 2017, and was Executive Chairman of Nylex Limited from 2004 – 2008. Peter was also a non-executive Director and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee of Asciano Limited from 2007 – 2016, and spent four years on the Board of Australia’s second largest telecommunications carrier, Optus Communications between 1994 – 1998.
David was appointed a non-executive Director on 25 September 2018. He is an experienced public company director with a broad financial and commercial resume. He is currently a non-executive Director of Event Hospitality and Entertainment Limited, The Reject Shop Limited and A2B Australia Limited. Former directorships include iiNet Limited, Consolidated Rutile Limited and Murray Goulburn Cooperative Limited (including its associated listed unit trust). David has a deep experience chairing key board subcommittees, especially in relation to audit and risk, and assumed Chairmanship of RFG’s Audit & Risk Management Committee contemporaneously with his appointment to the Board. He also serves a Chairman of RFG’s Nominations & Remuneration Committee. David’s executive career included extensive food industry experience through a range of accounting, finance and commercial roles with Goodman Fielder Limited, including the position of Group M&A Director. David was also Chief Financial Officer of Iluka Resources Limited.
Kerry joined the Board on 27 August 2015. Kerry is an experienced non-executive director across a range of industries, including professional services, sport, health and fitness, and education. Kerry’s professional background is in commercial law, where she was a former partner at international law firm Norton Rose Fullbright working predominantly in the consumer markets area. She has substantial international experience, including on-the-ground experience in Asia, and has worked with many well-known retail, food and beverage brands in relation to their international business dealings. Kerry is an external member of the audit committee of the Parliament of Victoria and currently sits on the board of the Richmond Football Club and Aligned Leisure, which runs the Club’s health and fitness business and its education arm, the Richmond Institute of Sports Leadership (in conjunction with Swinburne University of Technology). In the non-for-profit sector, Kerry serves on the boards of Mental Health First Aid International and Kids First Australia. Kerry is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia. She is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria.