Non Executive Chairman
Mr Denis Shelley is a highly experienced marketer, senior executive and CEO with more than 30 years experience across a number of leading multinational companies including Sterling Winthrop, Reckitt & Colman and a 14-year international CEO career with Sara Lee Corporation (1992-2006).
Mr Shelley has a broad industry background in FMCG, direct selling, intimate apparel and manufacturing operations in all these areas. Mr Shelley has in-depth experience in managing and building a broad range of consumer brands spanning pharmaceuticals, health and beauty, personal-care, intimate apparel and household products. Positions held include various brand management and marketing director roles such as Group Marketing Director Reckitt & Colman South Africa, CEO Sara Lee South Africa, CEO Sara Lee Household & Body Care Australia and President of Nutrimetics Australia.
Additionally, Mr Shelley also held the position of Group Chairman of Sara Lee Australia (1996-2006) and as a result brings considerable experience in the many areas of corporate governance to BWX. He holds a Bachelor of Psychology and a Bachelor of Education and is a qualified teacher.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr John Humble established Leisure and Hospitality Services Pty Ltd in 1993 to fill a niche in the manufacture of small-run personal-care products.
Through Mr Humble’s direction the business developed its own formulations (IP) and created a suite of “natural” products that now are exported around the world. Mr Humble led the executive team in establishing the business of BWX Ltd and was central in in delivering the successful acquisition of Sukin.
Mr Aaron Finlay is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Company Secretary with over 24 years experience in the accounting and finance profession, with experience in a range of industries, as well as in cross-border merger and acquisitions and corporate finance.
Mr Finlay has held a number of executive and director roles for ASX and NASDAQ listed companies, including most recently Cleveland Mining Company Limited, a gold-focused mining company based in Brazil, Mayne Pharma Group Limited (ASX:MYX), a specialty pharmaceutical company with which he was instrumental in the acquisition of Mayne Pharmaceuticals International Pty Ltd in 2009, pSivida Corp, an ASX, Frankfurt and NASDAQ listed bio-nanotechnology company (NASDAQ:PSDV), and ETW Corporation Limited, now Alexium International Limited, a specialty chemicals technology company based in the US (ASX:AJX).
Previously Mr Finlay was INVESCO Australia’s Chief Financial Officer after holding the position as Head of Group Tax & Treasury for INVESCO’s global operations in London. Prior to joining INVESCO, Mr Finlay worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers (then Price Waterhouse) in London and Perth, Australia for seven years.
Non Executive Director
Mr Craig Bottomley has more than 20 years experience in establishing and developing commercial ventures. He has been involved in the manufacturing, importing, exporting and marketing of products for his own companies. Mr Bottomley has established national and international sales distribution channels for both locally developed and imported product lines.
Mr Bottomley was one of the founders of ASX-listed company Halcygen Pharmaceuticals Ltd, serving as its Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director from 28 November 2005 to 28 July 2010. During this time Mr Bottomley was one of the team leaders who assisted in the acquisition of Mayne Pharmaceuticals International Pty Ltd in 2009. Mayne Pharma Group Ltd currently ranks in the S&P/ASX 200 index.
Non Executive Director
Mr Ian Campbell is a highly experienced company executive whose career started as a computer programmer and quickly moved into middle then senior management in a variety of operational roles in manufacturing and sales and marketing, with Actrol Industrial Products, ACI New Zealand and Repco manufacturing.
Mr Campbell joined Olex Cables as Group General Manager and then as Managing Director of the Pacific Dunlop Cables Group until 1998. The Cables group manufactured power and communications cables in Australia/NZ, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and China.
In 1998 Mr Campbell joined ASX-200 listed GUD Holdings Ltd as its Managing Director and CEO until his retirement in mid-2013. GUD managed a stable of consumer, trade and industrial businesses. It was a diverse portfolio of branded manufactured or sourced products selling to the retail, trade wholesale and B-to-B sectors. Companies in the GUD stable during his tenure were Sunbeam appliances, Oates cleaning, Victa Lawncare (divested in 2007), Davey Water Products, Lockfocus, Ryco and Wesfil automotive and Dexion storage solutions. During the 14 years of his stewardship, the company paid out more than $450 million in fully franked dividends to shareholders.
Mr Campbell has been a non-executive Director of Mirrabooka Investments Ltd since 2007. He was formerly a national councillor and Victorian Vice-president of the Australian Industry Group.
Feb , 2017
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