Jason Lowry – Chief Executive Officer

Jason Lowry – BEng, MBA – Chief Executive Officer

Jason's primary focus is to create and implement development strategies that ensure the company's business objectives are achieved and stakeholder expectations are met. He is responsible for managing the business to achieve optimal profitability and effective use of the business' assets and people.

Jason was appointed Chief Executive Officer in September 2015, having previously held the position of General Manager-Milling Operations since 2013. He first joined Mackay Sugar as Milling Operations Manager in early 2012. Jason has a wealth of experience in leading operations in a variety of food commodities. Prior to coming to Mackay Sugar, Jason held leadership positions with American Crystal Sugar Company and Cargill, Incorporated.

David Said – Chief Financial Officer

David Said – BBus FCPA - Chief Financial Officer

David was appointed as Chief Financial Officer from 16 January 2017 having previously held the position of Manager - Business Services. He is responsible for Business Services, Supply and Procurement.

David and his team perform the financial operations for the group ensuring statutory and contracted obligations are met. They provide the necessary financial reporting to internal and external stakeholders as well as dealing with financial institutions to manage daily transactions and borrowings, ensuring all compliance requirements are satisfied. They also source, negotiate, acquire and supply the goods and services required by the business.

David has over 25 years’ experience with Mackay Sugar, commencing as a Graduate Accountant at Corporate Office in 1990. He moved to Pleystowe Mill in 1993 to perform various accounting roles before transferring to the Business Service Centre at Farleigh Mill in 2001 as Senior Accountant. David is a Director of Pioneer Valley Water Co-operative Limited.

Peter Gill - General Manager Commercial and Legal

Peter Gill – BEc LLB GDipTax FCPA - General Manager Commercial and Legal

Peter was appointed Chief Financial Officer with effect from 31 May 2013 having previously undertaken the role of General Manager - Commercial. Peter returned to Mackay Sugar having previously acted as General Counsel and Company Secretary for Mackay Sugar Cooperative between 1999 and 2003.

Peter is a qualified solicitor and is a Fellow of CPA Australia. He was previously employed by McCullough Robertson Solicitors from 1988-1999 and 2004-2012. During his time at McCullough Robertson and when employed by Mackay Sugar Cooperative, Peter has been closely involved with Mackay Sugar's commercial legal matters and in particular the establishment of the sugar refining joint ventures, financing arrangements, Cane Supply and Processing Agreements, the Racecourse Cogeneration Project and the acquisition of Mossman Mill. He has also been involved in general sugar industry matters from both a legal, commercial and financial perspective.

Terry Doolan – General Manager – Milling Operations

Terry Doolan – General Manager – Milling Operations

Terry is responsible for milling operations at the Farleigh, Racecourse and Marian mills, including all maintenance and capital works programs. He also oversees the Company's diversification and improvement projects. Terry was appointed Acting General Manager-Milling Operations in September 2015, having previously held the position of Factory Manager at Racecourse and Farleigh mills. He has more than 30 years' experience at Mackay Sugar. Terry first commenced his career in the sugar industry in 1970 as an Apprentice Fitter and Turner at Pleystowe Mill and after leaving the industry for a brief period of dairy farming in 1980 returned to Mackay Sugar in 1995 to perform in roles such as Single Shift Supervisor, Maintenance Supervisor and, most recently, Factory Manager.

Craig Bentley – General Manager Cane Supply and Logistics

Craig Bentley – BSc Eng (Agricultural) MSc Eng – General Manager Cane Supply and Logistics

Craig's focus is to provide leadership, management and strategic direction to the Cane Supply and Logistics departments and the safe and efficient operation of Mackay Sugar's cane transport operations.

Craig was appointed to the role of General Manager Cane Supply and Logistics in May 2014 after commencing as Cane Supply Manager in November 2012. Prior to that, Craig spent nearly 14 years with one of South Africa's leading supply chain services companies, Unitrans Supply Chain Solutions, where he occupied several roles with their Mining and Agriculture Division. He was at various times a member of the Executive Committee as General Manager Technical and Operational Excellence, General Manager of an operations business unit and General Manager of Business Development. Craig has also worked as a professional engineer in agricultural mechanisation, design and construction of water reticulation systems and specialist materials engineering consulting in concrete structures, water-proofing and corrosion protection.