Grant W. Peck B.Bus, CA
CEO & Managing Director
Grant has a rich history with McPherson’s, being appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of McPherson’s Limited on 14 December 2017. Effective 20 February 2018, he was appointed a member and Chairman of the Board’s Audit, Risk Management and Compliance Committee, and a member of the Board’s Nomination and Remuneration Committee.
Grant was appointed interim CEO & Managing Director on 10 December 2020, and was appointed as CEO and Managing Director on a permanent basis on 31 March 2021. Grant stepped down as a member (and Chairman) of the Audit, Risk Management and Compliance Committee on 19 January 2021.
Grant is a proven leader with more than 30 years of branded consumer goods experience both domestically and internationally, including leading the finance and supply chain functions in both large and mid-sized Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) organisations. He has a strong record of delivering improved performance outcomes across varied functions, business sectors and geographies.
Grant most recently held the position of Chief Executive Officer for Sunny Ridge Farms and prior to this role has had an extensive history of senior management positions, where he was responsible for operations spanning Australia, China, Singapore, and Joint Ventures throughout Asia. His vast experience includes the positions of Chief Financial Officer of Carlton & United Breweries (CUB), Group Managing Director of Supply for CUB with the Fosters Group and Chief Financial Officer for the Asia Pacific Region at McCormick & Co.
Grant is focused on driving excellence and growth through meeting consumer needs and building long-term sustainable partnerships for the future.
Grant is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business.
Paul Witheridge, B.Com, CA
Chief Financial Officer and Joint Company Secretary
Mr Witheridge was appointed Chief Financial Officer and Joint Company Secretary of McPherson’s Limited on 1 December 2011. In May 2010 Mr Witheridge was appointed the Chief Financial Officer of McPherson’s Consumer Products Pty Ltd.
Before joining McPherson’s, Mr Witheridge held senior financial and company secretarial positions with a number of listed companies in the retail sector including Angus and Coote Limited and OPSM Limited. Prior to that Mr Witheridge spent six years within KPMG’s Audit and Assurance Practice.
Mr Witheridge is a Chartered Accountant and has a Commerce degree.