Nigel D. Garrard
B.Econ (Adelaide), CA
Resident of Australia
Appointed Non-Executive Director in March 2020
Member of the Sustainability & Risk Committee, Human Resources Committee and Share Buyback Sub-Committee.
Current Directorships: Chairman of McMahon Services (2019 to present), Non-Executive Director of Hudson Institute of Medical Research (2016 to present).
Previous Directorships: Managing Director of Orora Limited (2013 to 2019), Managing Director of Amcor Australasia and Packaging Distribution (2009 – 2013), Managing Director of SPC Ardmona Limited (2000 to 2007), Managing Director of Chiquita Brands South Pacific Ltd (1994 to 2000).
Mr. Garrard is an experienced executive with a successful track record across FMCG and Industrial/Manufacturing sectors. Mr. Garrard has 20 years’ experience as an ASX-listed CEO across 3 companies. In 2019, Mr. Garrard retired as Managing Director and CEO of Orora Limited. Mr. Garrard led the demerger of Orora from Amcor, and subsequent listing on the ASX in 2013. Prior, Mr. Garrard was President of the Australasia and Packaging Distribution business group, Managing Director of Coca-Cola Amatil’s Food and Services Division, Managing Director of SPC Ardmona and has held a range of positions in Australia and New Zealand with US-based Chiquita Brands International, including as Managing Director of Chiquita Brands South Pacific Limited. Mr. Garrard commenced his career with Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co (now KPMG) and remains a qualified Chartered Accountant. Mr. Garrard brings broad international experience across listed, not-for-profit, governance, private and industry entities.
The Board considers Nigel Garrard to be an independent Director.