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Lead Team

  • Ben Macnamara
    Ben Macnamara
    Acting Chief Executive Officer

    Ben commenced as Acting Chief Executive Officer in July 2021. Previously, he was Chief Operations Officer from February 2019 where he was responsible for leading CBH's world-class storage and handling, logistics, engineering and shipping services. Ben's focus is on delivering an efficient, sustainable and cost-effective supply chain for Western Australian growers.

    Ben joined CBH in 2014, serving as Commercial and Business Development Manager. Prior to his current role, Ben held the position of General Manager Planning, Strategy and Development.

    Before joining CBH, Ben worked for an investment advisory firm and an international professional services firm. Ben is a member of the Institute of Charter Accountants Australia.

  • Doug Warden
    Doug Warden
    Chief Financial Officer

    Doug joined CBH in October 2018 as the Chief Financial Officer, bringing extensive experience in group financial management, strategy, commercial and business development, risk, treasury and investor relations.

    Prior to joining CBH, Doug was Chief Financial Officer and Head of Strategy & Planning at Iluka Resources, and has 25 years’ experience in senior roles across the resources and professional services sectors.

  • Acting Chief Operations Office Mick Daw
    Mick Daw
    Acting Chief Operations Officer
    Mick was appointed Acting Chief Operations Officer in July 2021 and is responsible for leading CBH's world-class storage and handling, logistics, engineering and shipping services. He was previously the Esperance Zone General Manager.
  • Jason Craig
    Jason Craig
    Chief Marketing and Trading Officer

    Jason was appointed Chief Marketing and Trading Officer in April 2012 and is responsible for CBH's Marketing and Trading division.

    Jason has vast experience in domestic and international grain markets, and customer relationships through his previous roles of President Director with PT Eastern Pearl Flour Mills and as a Trading Manager with the Grain Pool (now CBH Marketing and Trading).

  • Kellie McKenzie
    Kelly McKenzie
    Chief People Officer

    Kelly was appointed Chief People Officer in 2017 and is responsible for human resources, employee relations, benefits and payroll, learning and organisational development and change management.

    Kelly joined CBH in June 2009 first serving as Human Resources Advisor and then as Human Resources Manager. Prior to her current role, she held the position of Group Manager People and Performance. Kelly has over 20 years' experience in human resources and leadership roles supporting leaders to attract, retain and develop high performing employees.

  • Brianna Peake
    Brianna Peake
    Chief External Relations Officer

    Brianna was appointed Chief External Relations officer in 2015 and is responsible for Corporate Affairs, Government and Industry Relations and Grower Relations including the Grower Service Centre.

    Brianna joined CBH in 2010 first serving as the Grower Service Centre Manager and then as a Marketing Communication Advisor. Prior to her current role, Brianna held the position of Government and Industry Relations Manager

  • Pieter Vermeulen
    Pieter Vermeulen
    Chief Project Delivery Officer

    Pieter joined CBH in January 2019 and was appointed Chief Project Delivery Officer in July the same year. He is responsible for the delivery of CBH’s capital projects. Prior to joining CBH, Pieter worked as an independent consultant to the resources sector.

    He has more than 30 years’ experience in project management in the resources and construction sectors, and recently held senior roles in the Western Australian mining sector where he played an integral role in progressing several projects for major mining companies.

  • David Woolfe
    David Woolfe
    Chief Legal, Risk and Governance Officer and Company Secretary

    David joined CBH in 2003. As Chief Legal, Risk and Governance Officer and Company Secretary he is responsible for the company secretarial, corporate governance, risk and legal functions of the CBH Group.

    David is a qualified lawyer and Chartered Secretary with over 30 years of corporate and commercial law experience as well as being a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the Chartered Governance Institute and the Governance Institute of Australia