The Maggie Beer Holdings Board of Directors and Management team plays a pivotal role to ensure that the company operations serve the best interests of shareowners and other stakeholders.
Chantale Millard CEO
Chantale has 15 years’ experience in executive roles holding the position of Chief Operating Officer, Finance Director and Chief Financial Officer in private companies and private equity owned businesses in Australia and overseas. Her experience includes FMCG, manufacturing, hospitality, publishing and financial services. Chantale is currently on the board of KeyInvest Limited, was previously on the board of not for profit YWCA Adelaide and on the board of a large privately owned family group. Chantale has a Bachelor of Commerce, is a qualified FCPA and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).
Reg Weine CHAIRMAN (NON-EXECUTIVE)
Reg joined the MBH Board as Chairman in March 2020. He has more than 25 years in agri-food and fast-moving consumables, including roles as Managing Director of SPC Ardmona and CEO of Bulla Dairy Foods.
Reg is currently a Director of Apple & Pear Australia Limited (APAL) and is also a Director of the Starlight Children’s Foundation and Chair of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. Reg is a past Board Member of the Australia Food & Grocery Council (AFGC) and Chair of the AFGC’s Sustainability Committee.
Tom Kiing Director (non-executive)
Board member since July 2008, Mr Kiing is also a Director of Bridge Capital Pty Ltd, an Australian technology investment firm that manages a portfolio of investments in the IT sector. He currently also sits on the Board of: Melbourne IT Ltd, Australia’s largest domain name and web services business, and The Atomic Group, an integrated sports and entertainment.
Hugh Robertson Director (non-executive)
Hugh Robertson has worked in stockbroking for over 30 years with a variety of firms including Bell Potter, Investor First and more recently Wilson HTM. Among his areas of interest is a concentration on small cap industrial stocks and he currently sits on the boards of Hub 24 Ltd and Oncard International Ltd.
Maggie BeerDIRECTOR (NON-EXECUTIVE)
Maggie Beer’s career in the food industry spans over 40 years, beginning as a farmer at the Pheasant Farm in 1979, whereby the fresh, seasonal ingredients produced led to a farm shop in the Barossa, and soon after a Nationally acclaimed restaurant, followed by a commercial food production business, Maggie Beer Products. Each venture has always been driven by a passion to use only the highest quality ingredients but also to create a unique range.
Maggie was Telstra South Australia Business Woman of the Year in 1997, Senior Australian of the Year 2010 & once again in 2011, appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia in 2012 and awarded an honorary doctorate of Macquarie University in 2013, and honorary doctorate of the University of South Australia in 2016 in recognition of her achievements in tourism, hospitality and the promotion of Australian cuisine. In addition to this, Maggie established the Maggie Beer Foundation in 2014 to improve the food experiences for older Australians, particularly those living within aged care homes.
Maggie joined the board of Maggie Beer Holdings as part of the sale of Maggie Beer Products to the group. Maggie continues to play a pivotal role in the growth and strategy of the Maggie Beer Products business as well remaining deeply involved in the development of new and exciting products.