Board of Directors

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Dennis Lin

Executive Chair
CA, Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland

Mr Lin was appointed Executive Chair on 4 August 2021, a Non-Executive Director on 3 November 2017 and an Executive Director on 1 July 2020. Mr Lin is Executive Chairman of Bubs Australia Limited and a Director of Synertec Corporation Limited. He is also co-founder and chairman of Cortina Capital, an independent private equity fund. Mr Lin focusses on high growth branded businesses that are looking to expand globally. He speaks fluent Mandarin, Chinese and Japanese.

Other listed directorships: Bubs Australia Limited (ASX:BUB); Synertec Corporate Limited (ASX:SOP)
Former listed directorships (last 3 years): eCargo Holdings Limited (ASX:ECG)
Special responsibilities: Member of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Audit, Safety & Compliance Committee.

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Qi (Christina) Chen

Non-executive Director
B.A. Econ, B.Com Fin (University of Manitoba)

Ms Chen was appointed a Director on 28 July 2017. Ms Chen is a Director of ChaCha Food Co. Ltd and a Director and Vice Chairman of Hefei Huatai Group Co. Ltd. Ms Chen has relevant experience in fast moving consumer goods, E-commerce, and equity investment. She has held a number of senior positions previously including, CEO of Hefei ChaCha Weileyuan E-Commerce Co. Ltd, Assistant President, Vice President of Anhui Huayuan Financial Group Co. Ltd. and as an Investment Manager and a partner in Harvest Capital Co. Ltd. Ms Chen is also on the Board of the International Nut & Dried Fruit Council (INC).

Other listed directorships: QiaQia Food Co. Ltd (SHE: 002557)
Former listed directorships (last 3 years): None
Special responsibilities: None

Peter Francis O’Keeffe

Non-executive Director
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Mr O’Keeffe was appointed a Director at the 2014 AGM on 31 October 2014. Mr O’Keeffe is an accounting professional, with both public practice and commercial accounting experience, within Australia and overseas, across the full range of small and medium to large sized business structures. Recent industry involvement includes manufacturing, wholesale and distribution within the food industry, service industries, IT services and database development and contract accounting services to a variety of enterprises.

Other listed directorships: None
Former listed directorships (last 3 years): None
Special responsibilities: Chairman of the Audit, Safety & Compliance Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee.

Andrew Bond

Non-executive Director
B.Bus Acc, GAICD, CA
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Mr Bond has over twenty five years of broad corporate leadership experience across a range of industries. Qualifying as a Chartered Accountant whilst with KPMG, before moving to commerce, Mr Bond has held a number of senior roles both domestically and internationally across a variety of industries, predominately FMCG, including senior roles with Capilano Honey, Medihoney and Buderim Foods. Mr Bond was CEO of ASX Listed Buderim Group Limited from 16 December 2017 to 30 September 2020 and has been critical to the execution of the Company’s strategies and turnaround of the Company. After the sale of the Ginger business on 30 September 2020, the business rebranded and changed its name from Buderim Group Limited to Health and Plant Protein Group Limited on the 21st December 2020. Mr Bond became the CEO of Buderim Ginger (now owned by a private family) and a Non-Executive Director of ASX:HPP (Health and Plant Protein Group Limited).

Other listed directorships: None
Former listed directorships (last 3 years): None
Special responsibilities: Chair of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Audit, Safety & Compliance Committee.

Lisa Davis

Company Secretary
B.Com, GradDip Bus, CA

Ms Davis was appointed Company Secretary of all group companies on 27 May 2020. Ms Davis holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and IT), a Graduate Diploma in Business and is a qualified Chartered Accountant member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand institute. Ms Davis has over 15 years’ of experience leading high performing teams, focusing on driving finance transformation, process improvement, offshoring, strategic business planning, and systems improvement. Ms Davis has worked for multinational organisations in New Zealand, India and Australia and joined the Group as Finance Manager in June 2019 and Chief Financial Officer on 1 July 2020.

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