January 14, 2015

14/01/2015: GrainCorp announces board appointment

GrainCorp is pleased to announce that Ms Rebecca Dee-Bradbury has been appointed to the GrainCorp board as a non-executive director. The appointment is effective from 29 September 2014, Milling and Grain reports.

Ms Dee-Bradbury was formerly the Chief Executive Officer & President of Developed Markets (Asia Pacific & ANZ) with Mondelēz International (previously known as Kraft Foods / Cadbury) from 2010 to 2014, where she led the business through major transformational change.


Prior to joining Mondelēz, Ms Dee-Bradbury was the Chief Executive Officer of the Barbecues Galore group, and has held a number of other senior executive positions in organisations including Maxxium, Burger King Corporation and Lion Nathan / Pepsi Cola Bottlers.

In addition to her position on the GrainCorp Board, Ms Dee-Bradbury is a non-executive director of TOWER Limited (NZSX/ASX) and BlueScope Steel Limited (ASX). GrainCorp Executive Chairman Mr Don Taylor said that Ms Dee-Bradbury brings to GrainCorp significant experience in consumer and retail marketing, product innovation, and technology development.

“The skills Rebecca has built through her career in the FMCG sector will be invaluable to our organisation as we continue to deliver growth through our downstream processing businesses. Rebecca will be a strong contributor and complements the existing skills set of the Board. We welcome Rebecca to GrainCorp,” Mr Taylor said

Ms Dee-Bradbury has participated in a number of industry policy leadership forums, including the Prime Minister’s Manufacturing Leaders Group (Food and Agriculture Representative), and Premier Napthine’s Food and Agriculture to Asia Strategic Advisory Committee.

“Earlier in the year we outlined a plan to refresh the board and bring new skills and perspectives to our business. The appointment of Rebecca is the first step in this process,” Mr Taylor said.

With Ms Dee-Bradbury’s appointment, the GrainCorp board comprises seven independent nonexecutive directors and the Executive Chairman.

Read the magazine HERE.

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