Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
Tom was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of PaperlinX Limited in February 2004. He was previously Chief Executive Officer of Goodman Fielder Limited, Chief Executive Officer of Southcorp Limited, and Executive Vice-President of Kraft Foods Limited. Tom has broad business experience in Australia, Asia, North America and Europe.
Chief Financial Officer
Mark joined PaperlinX as Chief Financial Officer in October 2008 and was also appointed as a Company Secretary in August 2009. He has worldwide responsibility for finance, taxation, commercial, legal, audit and business systems. Mark has held a wide range of senior roles in the mining and pharmaceutical industries over the past 30 years, including appointments as a non-executive director on a number of publicly listed companies.
President, PaperlinX North America
Chris was appointed President, PaperlinX North America in March 2001 and has responsibility for the operations in the US and Canada. Chris has an extensive background in merchanting and has held various senior positions in Australia and North America.
Executive General Manager, Global Merchanting (until 14 August 2009)
Martin was appointed Executive General Manager, Global Merchanting in October 2008. He was previously Group General Manager, Merchanting Australasia and Regional President – UK & Ireland. Martin joined the PaperlinX Group in 2002 as Managing Director of Bunzl Fine Paper in the UK, later renamed to The Paper Company. Martin has over 30 years’ experience in paper merchanting.
Executive General Manager, PaperlinX Merchanting Australia, New Zealand and Asia
Larry was appointed Executive General Manager to PaperlinX Merchanting Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Paper Products Marketing in October 2008. Prior to this role Larry was President of PaperlinX Canada. Previous experience in Australia and Asia are in paper distribution, global trading, industrial power tools and building materials.
Executive General Manager, Business Development
Chris joined PaperlinX in 2004 and was appointed Executive General Manager, Business Development in August 2008. He was previously Executive General Manager, Strategy & Operational Excellence. His current role encompasses the review and realignment of business processes, operational improvement, mergers and acquisitions and strategic redevelopment. Chris has held senior management positions in both FMCG and strategic management consulting.
Chief Executive Officer, PaperlinX Europe
Toby was appointed Chief Executive Officer, PaperlinX Europe in July 2008 and has responsibility for the growth and strategic direction of the Merchanting businesses in Europe. Toby was previously Regional President for PaperlinX UK, Ireland and South Africa and Managing Director of Robert Horne Group and has over 25 years’ experience in Paper Merchanting.
Executive General Manager, Human Resources
Ross joined PaperlinX in March 2003 and is responsible for developing the Group’s worldwide human resources and environment, safety and health policy and strategy. Ross has held various senior executive level roles in human resources and operational areas in Australia, the US and Europe.
Group General Manager, Manufacturing Strategy
Jon was appointed Group General Manager, Manufacturing Strategy in June 2009. He joined PaperlinX in May 2006 as General Manager for the Tasmanian and Shoalhaven Mills. Jon has held a wide range of international senior roles in the pulp and paper industry over the past 20 years and has a PhD in Pulp and Paper Manufacturing.
Executive General Manager, Corporate Affairs
David joined PaperlinX in 2000 and has responsibility for investor relations, external communication, including media relations, and internal communication. David has broad experience in investor relations and in the finance industry.