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Board Chair, Non-Executive Director

John Klepec was appointed as a Non-Executive Director on 19 November 2020, and as Chair of the Board from 26 February 2021.

John possesses considerable expertise in commercial management, business development and finance across a wide range of industry groups including construction, building products, construction materials, resources, agriculture, logistics, health care and media.

John has considerable public company experience, including most recently, Executive Chairman of Wellard Limited and previously as a non-executive director and alternate director of Ten Network Holdings Limited.

John has held the following directorships of listed companies in the three years immediately before the end of the financial year: Executive Chairman of Wellard Limited (appointed November 2016).

John was previously the Chief Development Officer for Hancock Prospecting, and prior to that, held senior management positions with major Australian publicly listed companies BHP Billiton Limited, Mayne Group Limited and with the BGC Group.

John holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Non-Executive Director, Chair of Audit Committee

Jeff Dowling was appointed as Non-Executive Director on 1 July 2017, and thereafter as Chair of the Audit Committee.

Jeff is a highly experienced corporate leader with over 40 years’ experience in professional services with Ernst & Young. Jeff held numerous leadership roles within Ernst & Young which focused on mining, oil and gas and other industries. Jeff’s expertise is centred around audit, risk and financial acumen derived from acting as lead partner on numerous large public company audits, capital raisings and corporate transactions. As a Non-Executive Director of a number of ASX listed companies Jeff has been involved with various corporate acquisitions and takeovers, debt restructures and equity raisings.

Jeff holds a Bachelor of Commerce and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, and a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.


Non-Executive Director, Chair of Nominations and Diversity Committee

Adrienne Parker was appointed as a Non-Executive Director on 23 August 2017, and thereafter as Chair of the Nominations & Diversity Committee.

Adrienne is a partner and Head of Pinsent Masons’ Perth office, a global law firm. Adrienne specialises in major construction, engineering and resources projects, including disputes in the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas and transport sectors.

Adrienne’s experience includes advising parties on the procurement, management and delivery of infrastructure projects across Australia via traditional project delivery models and relationship contracting, including PPP projects. Adrienne has also acted in many large scale complex disputes in many jurisdictions involving mining projects, processing plants, oil and gas facilities, and major commercial building and infrastructure projects.

Adrienne holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Australia. She is the Chair of the Joint Law Council of Australia and Law Society of Western Australia’s Construction and Infrastructure Law Committee and a past president of the WA Chapter of The National Association of Women in Construction. She is also a member of the Society of Construction Law Australia and a Member of the Australia Institute of Company Directors.


Non-Executive Director, Chair of Remuneration Committee

Mark Southey was appointed as a Non-Executive Director on 10 October 2018, and thereafter as Chair of the Remuneration Committee.

Mark is an experienced senior executive with extensive global experience in industrial technology and services and project development in the natural resources sectors. Mark has previously held senior executive positions with Honeywell and ABB in Australia and internationally, and was a member of the global executive leadership team within WorleyParsons where he held the position of Group Managing Director for the Minerals, Metals and Chemicals Sector.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Engineering with Business Studies, has an MBA from the University of Sydney Business School, and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Non-Executive Director, Chair of Risk Committee

Martin Monro was appointed as a Non-Executive Director on 1 June 2020, and thereafter as Chair of Risk Committee.

Martin was formerly the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Watpac Limited from August 2012 until his retirement in an executive capacity in June 2019. Martin has more than 30 years’ experience in the Australian and international construction sectors, with a proven track record in prudent financial management, safety leadership and successful expansion into new markets. Martin remains a Non-Executive Director of Watpac Limited.

Martin is the immediate past National Vice President for the Australian Industry Group, a member of the Royal Melbourne Showgrounds Unincorporated Joint Venture Board, and the Chair of the Moits Advisory Board. He is also a Specialist Workplace Relations Advisor to the Board of the Australian Constructors Association. In addition, Martin is a Director of the construction industry suicide prevention charity, Mates in Construction, a voluntary position he has held since 2017.

Martin has formal qualifications in Psychology and Human Resources Management, is a graduate of the Accelerated Development Program at the London Business School, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Building.



Chief Executive Officer

A highly credentialled building and construction materials executive, Bruce has demonstrated expertise delivering results within challenging environments and projects in Australia, New Zealand, North America and Europe.

Prior to joining Fleetwood, Bruce served as Chief Executive and Managing Director of Waco Kwikform Group, Australia and New Zealand’s leading supplier of scaffolding and false work to commercial and civil construction, residential and industrial markets.

Bruce was credited with leading the turnaround of a complex manufacturing operation in the concrete piping and products business, as Head of Fletcher Building Group’s ROCLA business.

Deep experience in heavy manufacturing is complemented by Bruce’s logistics and commercial skills honed from extensive roles within the CSR Readymix Group, where he progressed to the position of Executive General Manager for Holcim’s Australian and New Zealand Aggregates operations.

His substantial industry experience is underpinned by a Bachelor in Civil Engineering from the University of Technology and an MBA from James Cook University.


Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

Andrew Wackett commenced as Chief Financial Officer on 12 June 2017 and was appointed as Company Secretary on 5 July 2018.

Prior to joining Fleetwood, Andrew was a Division Director of Macquarie Securities Group for 20 years. During that time, Andrew gained significant commercial experience with large Australian and international listed entities, developed an in depth knowledge of corporate governance, and statutory financial requirements, and has proven financial and leadership skills in guiding business, departments and teams in the formulation and execution of financial strategies. Prior to Macquarie, Andrew worked at Wesfarmers for over six years.

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Commerce, is a fellow of CPA Australia, a fellow of Financial Services Institute of Australasia and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


General Counsel and Company Secretary

Elizabeth Maynard commenced as General Counsel & Company Secretary on 3 September 2018.

Prior to joining Fleetwood, Elizabeth was a commercial and corporate lawyer and governance professional having spent a number of years in private practice as an M&A and corporate advisory lawyer with a top-tier Australian law firm advising clients in a variety of sectors on domestic and cross-border transactions. Elizabeth also has significant international experience, having spent over 3 years working in Singapore and the Asia-Pacific region at a top-tier UK law firm.

Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Elizabeth is also a member of the Law Society of Western Australia and a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel Australia.


General Manager – WHSE & HR

Andrew McCormack was appointed as General Manager for WHSE and Human Resources in July 2014, after commencing with Fleetwood in July 2011.

Prior to joining Fleetwood, Andrew held a variety of Operations Management, Industrial Engineering and Human Resources roles in Australian and international manufacturing firms. Andrew has significant experience in risk management and employee relations legislation and a genuine passion for the wellbeing and development of our people.

Andrew holds a Master of Engineering (Industrial), a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) and a Diploma of Human Resources Management and is an AHRI certified Human Resources Practitioner.


Executive General Manager, Manufacturing

Tara Goldsworthy was appointed as Executive General Manager, Manufacturing in October 2021.

Prior to joining Fleetwood, Tara held a variety of senior transformational, process, manufacturing, supply chain, and business development roles spanning mining, manufacturing, and industrial sectors. With more than 20 years’ experience, Tara’s career includes 16 years delivering process improvement, manufacturing and business improvement solutions within Rio Tinto and the broader heavy industry.

Passionate about driving manufacturing and supply chain improvements, Tara brings a wealth of expertise in diagnosing and realising operational improvements using process, systems and technology changes that unlock substantial increases in business value.

Tara holds a Bachelor of Metallurgical Engineering, is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has a passion for supporting women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.


Chief Operating Officer, RV Solutions

Manny Larré was promoted to the role of Chief Operating Officer of RV Solutions in August 2018 following the acquisition of Northern RV.

Having joined Fleetwood in September 2011, Manny held several Executive General Management roles within the Company, driving the turnaround of several businesses, as well as business sales and acquisitions.

Prior to joining Fleetwood, Manny held various executive leadership roles in the automotive and consumer products industries. During that time, Manny gained significant operational and commercial experience within large Australian and internationally listed companies, leading several companies through operational turnarounds.

Manny holds a Bachelor of Engineering, with post graduate studies in Management, Marketing and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Chief Operating Officer, Community Solutions

Dominic Letts was appointed as Chief Operating Officer of Accommodation Solutions in January 2018, having previously held senior appointments at Fleetwood since joining in 2008.

He has been responsible for the significant commercial transactions and operational performance of Accommodation Solutions and has deep insight of accommodation drivers for construction and residential workforces.

Prior to joining Fleetwood, Dominic served as a Special Forces Army Officer and led operations and training in the Middle East and Asia Pacific.

Dominic holds a Master of Human Resources Management and Industrial Relations, a Bachelor of Arts (History/Politics) and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Executive General Manager, Sales

Tom Gleeson was appointed as Executive General Manager, Sales in February 2022.

Before joining Fleetwood, Tom held senior transformation and commercial roles in Australia and internationally, including Global Sales Leader of GE Additive, Commercial Excellence Director at GE Aviation, Chief Commercial & Transformation Officer at Nova Systems and CEO of Priava Group.

Tom’s career includes management consultancy work at McKinsey and Company and leading several start-ups in software and renewable energy. This followed early career progression in the Royal Australian Air Force, where Tom served for fifteen years as a fighter pilot, flying instructor and executive.

Tom holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management, and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Executive General Manager, WA

Giles was appointed as Fleetwood Australia’s Executive General Manager WA, in August 2022.

With a history in the company, Giles has previously held positions at Fleetwood between 2007 and 2017 that include Executive General Manager Manufactured Accommodation West, General Manager WA and Project Services Manager.

Bringing extensive experience, Giles has held executive positions in private and listed mining services and supply chain and logistics businesses and has had significant experience in project management across construction and industrial services. He has successfully led businesses through turnarounds, accelerated growth, acquisition and economic downturn. He has an unwavering commitment to safety and is passionate about leadership, culture and continuous improvement.

Giles holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Western Australia and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors