Executives

MIKE BARRY – Chief Executive Officer (MSF Sugar) and Chief Operating Officer – Australia and Laos (Mitr Phol Group)

BBus (Management), MBA

Mike was appointed to the position of CEO in February 2008. In 2017, Mike took on another role as Chief Operating Officer (Australia and Laos) for the Mitr Phol Group. Before he joined MSF Sugar, Mike was previously managing director of the private equity-owned Hudson Building Supplies, one of Australia’s largest building supply companies. For the ten years prior to holding that position, Mr Barry held a number of senior management roles within Boral Limited, the most recent being Regional General Manager for Boral’s Construction Materials business in Western Australia and South Australia, where he had responsibility for the company’s concrete, quarries, transport, pre-cast concrete, asphalt and mining activities in those regions.

BELINDA KENNY – Chief Financial Officer

B.Com, CPA

Belinda was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2015. Prior to this, she held positions of Chief Accountant, Financial Controller and Management Accountant within the MSF Sugar group.

HYWEL COOK – General Manager Cane Supply

BE (Chem), Grad Dip AFI

Hywel joined MSF Sugar in March 2010.  He has 22 years experience in the sugar industry with roles in production (mill and refinery), product development, export marketing and financial risk management.

JIA POONTANASOMBAT – General Manager Business Improvement & Development

BSc (Ag), BBus, MBE

Jia has 15 years experience in Finance, Accounting and Business Development in the Sugar and Energy business at Mitr Phol Group. She has also spent 8 years in Banking and Public Company of Agricultural Industry Business including Sugar, Senior MIS and Economic Researcher.