Board of Directors

The Company’s Board of Directors consists of nine members. Five of the Directors are elected by shareholders to represent the five different share classes of the Markets, those being the Wholesale, Warehouse, Flower, Grower and Retail sections. Two Directors are elected by a vote of all shareholders as Expertise Directors, and a further two are appointed as Independent Directors.

Sydney Markets Limited Board


John C. PEARSON
Non-Executive Director & Chairman

Experience
  • Chairman since May 2005
  • Experienced and successful finance executive with significant banking, building society and management exposure at senior levels.
  • Director of R.P. Cricket Pty Ltd – T/A Randwick Petersham Foundation
SML Committees:
  • Finance & Audit, Remuneration, Master Plan, Retail Markets Sub committee
Interest in shares:

Nil



William L. LYNCH
Non-Executive Expertise Director

Experience:
  • Board Member since 1998
  • Director of several companies in the flower industry, including:
    • W & D Lynch Pty Ltd
    • Carismatic Pty Ltd
  • Past President, Australian Flower Growers Association
  • Past President, Flower Growers Group of NSW Inc
  • Associate Member, NSW Chamber of Fruit and Vegetable Industries Inc.
  • Over 54 years experience in the Australian Horticulture Industry as a grower, wholesaler & retailer.
SML Committees:

Remuneration, Finance & Audit

Interest in shares:

10 Retail Markets Ordinary; and 7 Flower Market Ordinary Shares


David WHITEMAN
Expertise Director

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Arts – Macquarie University
  • Mediator Law Society & Bar Association NSW
Experience:
  • Vice President - NSW Chamber (Services) Pty Ltd
  • Vice President - NSW Chamber of Fruit & Vegetables Industries Inc.
  • Vice President - The Australian Chamber of Fruit & Vegetables Industries Ltd
  • Current Director - Sydney Markets Limited
  • Chairman - Sydney Markets Limited Environmental Committee
Interest In Shares:
N/A

David W. HYNES
Non-Executive Independent Director

Qualifications:

B.Ec / LL.B (Sydney Uni)

Experience:
  • Board Member since 2005
  • Executive Director of Winston Langley Pty Limited, a property development and property advisory organisation
  • President of the Australian Baseball Federation
SML Committees:

Remuneration, Master Plan, Retail Markets Sub Committee

Interest in shares:

Nil



Billy W.B. LEE
Non-Executive Nominee Director – Growers

Experience:
  • Board Member since 26 October 2011
  • Over 51 years experience in the growers industry
SML Committees:

Nil

Interest in shares:

1 Warehouse Ordinary Share; 2 Growers Ordinary Shares; and 3 Retail Ordinary Shares


Cos CREMONA
Non-Executive Nominee Director – Warehouses

Experience:
  • Board Member from 24 July 2002 to 13 July 2011 and from 17 July 2013
  • Over 33 years experience in the fruit and vegetable industry
  • Member of the Lions Club, Sydney Markets
SML Committees:

Environment Management

Interest in shares:

Nil


Shaun MCINERNEY
Non-Executive Nominee Director – Wholesale

Experience:
  • Board Member since 2011
  • Over 30 years experience in the fruit and vegetable industry
  • Director of Fresh Fellas Pty Ltd
SML Committees:

Environment Management

Interest in shares:

2 Wholesale Ordinary Shares; 1 Warehouse Ordinary Share; 6 Retail Markets Ordinary Shares; and 1 Growers Ordinary Share


Alvisio (John) OLIVIERI
Non-Executive Nominee Director – Flower Market

Experience:
  • Board Member since 2008
  • Over 33 years involvement in the commercial cut flower industry
  • Director of A & L Property Developments Pty Ltd.
  • Former President of the NSW Flower Growers Group
Interest in shares:

4 Flower Ordinary Shares


Mario MESSINA
Non-Executive Nominee Director – Retail Markets

Qualifications:
  • Diploma - Marketing
Experience:
  • Board Member since 18 July 2012
  • Representative, Paddy’s Advisory Committee
SML Committees:

Environment Management

Interest in shares:

8 Retail Markets Ordinary Shares