Mr David Allman

Chairman and Non-Executive Director since November 2009 B.Sc.

David was Managing Director of McPherson's Limited from 1995 to 2009 and prior to that he was Managing Director of Cascade Group Limited for seven years. Before this David held senior positions with Elders IXL Limited and Castlemaine Tooheys Limited. David holds a degree in engineering and prior to obtaining general management positions held managerial roles in production management, finance and marketing. David is Chairman of Muir Engineering Pty Ltd and Careers Training Group Pty Ltd.

David is the Chairman of the Company's Nomination Committee and is a member of the Audit and Risk and Remuneration Committees.

Mr John Murphy

Non-Executive Director in August 2007 CA, FCPA, B.Comm, M.Comm

John was the Managing Director of Investec Wentworth Private Equity Limited from 2002 until September 30, 2011. Also on that date John changed from being an executive to a non executive director of Investec Bank (Australia) Limited. John is currently a director of Ariadne Australia Limited and Vocus Communications Limited.

John is the Chairman of the Company's Remunerationand Audit & Risk Committees and is a member of the Nomination Committee.

Mr Nick Pritchard

B.Bus (Marketing)

Nick joined GALE in August 2013 as Managing Director Australia and New Zealand and was appointed Group Managing Director in August 2014. Prior to joining GALE, Nick held senior leadership positions at Newell Rubbermaid, most recently, Vice-President / General Manager – Australia and New Zealand where he led all business segments for the Australia and New Zealand markets. Nick has considerable local and international experience in brand development, business consolidation and leading a highly profitable, high growth organisation. Nick was formerly Marketing Manager and Product Manager of GALE Pacific between 1996 and 2003 and developed the Coolaroo brand and many of the company’s highly successful products.

Mr Peter Landos

Non-Executive Director in May 2014 B.Econ., CA

Peter is the Chief Operating Officer of the Thorney Investment Group of Companies with whom he has been since September 2000, having previously worked at Macquarie Bank Limited. Peter has extensive business and corporate experience specialising in advising boards and management in mergers and acquisitions, divestments, business restructurings and capital markets. Peter is also a Non Executive Chairman of Adacel Technologies Limited. 

Peter is a member of the Company’s Nomination, Audit and Risk and Remuneration Committees.