Travis joined Ruralco in 2007 and has held several senior leadership roles including General Manager – Mainland Operations, General Manager – Rural Retail and was appointed Managing Director & CEO on 16 November 2015.
During his tenure, Travis has overseen all Rural operations including livestock, wool, merchandise, live export and real estate. These businesses consist of joint venture and 100% owned operations and include some iconic rural services brands such as Rodwells, Primaries of WA, GDL, BGA and Davidson Cameron & Co.
Travis has been involved with the agribusiness industry for over 20 years and has extensive experience in all activities across the group.
Travis holds an Advanced Diploma in Rural Business Management and is currently completing an MBA.
Matt has over 27 years experience in the Australian agriculture industry with a career extending across sales, marketing, management experience in wool, exporting, livestock, real estate, merchandise, finance, insurance, grain trading and water.
Matt has held various senior positions within the Ruralco Group including Managing Director of Primaries of WA, and Southern Regional Manager for Ruralco – WA, SA and Victoria.
With significant experience within the Australian wool industry, Matt was President of the National Council of Wool Selling Brokers Association and their representative on the Australian Chinese industry working group.
Adrian was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Ruralco Holdings Limited on 6 July 2015. Adrian brings almost 30 years’ experience in finance and accountancy spanning professional advisory and assurance with Price Waterhouse in London through to a number of Top 100 ASX Listed organisations within the resources and FMCG retail/ wholesale sectors.
Adrian held the position of CFO at Metcash Limited for five years prior to joining Ruralco and prior to his role as CFO, held several senior positions at Metcash including General Manager Finance; General Manager, M&A, Risk and Investor Relations; National Commercial Manager, Metcash; National Commercial Manager, IGA Distribution; and National Accounting Manager, Davids Ltd. His experience within the resources sector includes senior positions at RGC Limited (now Iluka Limited) and Ampolex (oil explorer and producer acquired by Mobil).
Adrian is responsible for Group finance and reporting, treasury, IT, transactional services (AP, AR and credit), property, insurance, business development, risk and internal audit.
Ian joined Ruralco in October 2015 after a 35 year career with ANZ Banking Group Limited.
Ian has experience across all levels of banking and finance with a specialisation in Corporate and Institutional Agribusiness over the past 15 years, and has consulted in areas of Agribusiness Finance and Insurance in the past 12 months.
Ian has a passion to support the growth and development of Australian Agribusiness through facilitating innovative capital structures and insurance products.
Ian has a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Services Management.
Greg has over 30 years experience with CRT and is responsible for the merchandise business of the CRT/Town & Country membership, as well as marketing and communications for the Ruralco Holdings Limited Group. Greg has held various senior positions with the Company including marketing, category and state management and, since 1996, general management.
Rick joined the Ruralco group in 2002 within the agronomy team and has held several senior leadership roles including National Category Manager (Crop Protection), National Merchandise Manager, and General Manager - Rural Supplies.
In his current role as General Manager - Rural Supplies & Water Services, Rick is accountable for the national procurement team, supply chain and logistics functions, private label strategies, grain marketing activities, our water brokering network, and our specialist design and construct water services entities (Total Eden, Rob Rye Irrigation, and Archards Irrigation).
Rick has been involved within the agribusiness industry for his entire career and holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Agriculture and an Advanced Diploma in Business Management.
Peter joined Ruralco in 2012 as General Manager of Rodwells, one of Victoria’s largest rural services and supplies businesses and was appointed to his current position on 15 February 2016.
His significant experience within agribusiness extends across several senior management positions including CEO of Ridley Products, General Manager Operations of Cheetham Salt and Operations Manager for ABB Grain. Peter has a deep understanding of commodity trading, procurement, sales, finance multiple site operations, supply chain logistics and talent management.
Peter holds multiple qualifications including a Graduate Diploma of Management, Diploma of Financial Services, Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and attended the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.
Elizabeth joined Ruralco in May 2015 as our Executive General Manager - People & Culture. Elizabeth has in excess of 15 years experience in human resources, gained from various industries including FMCG, Retail, Distribution, Services and Medical Devices.
Elizabeth has tertiary qualifications in Human Resources in addition to an Advanced Diploma in Business and is completing her Masters.
Ilona was appointed as General Counsel and Company Secretary of Ruralco Holdings Limited on 19 February 2016. Ilona brings over 20 years’ experience in general legal affairs, corporate governance, global supply and sales/distribution throughout the Asia Pacific and Middle East regions.
Ilona held the position of Vice President and General Counsel Asia Pacific at ResMed Limited for six years prior to joining Ruralco, and prior to that has held various senior leadership roles across a diverse range of industries including 3M, Medtronic and Computer Associates.
Ilona holds a Masters in Law, Bachelor of Laws and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. She is currently completing her Masters of Business Administration.
As General Counsel and Company Secretary, Ilona is responsible for managing all of the Group’s Legal functions whilst maintaining the highest standards of corporate governance.