Board of Directors

Harry Boon

Independent
Non-Executive Chairman

  • Harry is Chairman of the Board and the Nomination and Governance Committee and is also a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Remuneration and Human Resources Committee.
  • He was appointed on 30 May 2014.
  • Harry has over 40 years’ broad industry experience including global marketing and sales, manufacturing and product development. He is also currently a Director of ASX listed Tabcorp Limited.
  • Previously, he was Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Ansell Limited, until he retired in 2004. During his 28 years with Ansell, he worked in senior management positions in Australia, Europe and North America.
  • Within the past three years he has been Chairman of Tatts Group Limited and a Director of Toll Holdings Limited.
  • Harry holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce from The University of Melbourne.

Sid Takla

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

  • Sid joined the Company in 2007 and has over 20 years of industry experience. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director on 23 October 2018. Previously, he was Chief Operating Officer from May 2017, the Company’s Executive General Manager, Business to Business (2015–2017) and Executive General Manager, Tork Professional Hygiene and Pacific Islands (2012–2015).
  • Previously, he held senior operational and finance roles within Carter Holt Harvey Packaging (2000–2007) and Amcor Flexible Packaging (1996–2000).
  • Sid holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Commercial Law) from the University of Western Sydney and is also a Certified Practicing Accountant.

Mats Berencreutz

Non-Executive Director
(nominee of Essity)

  • Mats is a member of the Remuneration and Human Resources Committee and Nomination and Governance Committee.
  • He was appointed as a Director on 14 March 2014.
  • Mats is a former Executive Vice President of SCA and Chairman of the Board for SCA Hygiene Products AB, as well as a former member of the board of Uni-Charm Mölnlycke BV.
  • He has over 35 years’ industry experience, having joined SCA in 1981, and has worked in various positions including: Head of R&D Baby, Feminine and Incontinence Care; Technology and Quality Director (based in USA); President Incontinence Care North America; Chief Technology Officer Personal Care Europe; and President Tissue Europe.
  • Mats holds a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Luleå University of Technology.

Sue Morphet

Independent
Non-Executive Director

  • Sue is Chairperson of the Remuneration and Human Resources Committee and is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and Nomination and Governance Committee.
  • She was appointed as a Director on 30 May 2014.
  • Sue has over 30 years’ industry experience and is currently Non-Executive Director of Noni B Limited, Chairperson of National Tiles Pty Ltd. and President of Chief Executive Women.
  • Previously, she was an Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Brands Limited, following a number of senior roles with the company, including Group General Manager of Underwear and Group General Manager of Bonds. Sue also held roles in manufacturing and sales and marketing with Pacific Dunlop and Sheridan Australia.
  • Within the past three years she has been a Director of Godfreys Group Limited.
  • Sue holds a Bachelor of Science and Education from The University of Melbourne.

Robert Sjostrom

Non-Executive Director
(nominee of Essity)

  • Robert is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and Nomination and Governance Committee.
  • He was appointed as a Director on 26 April 2016.
  • Robert is currently President Global Operational Services for Essity.
  • In this role he has responsibility for Essity Global Business Services and IT, Sourcing and Supply Chain and is a Board member of Productos Familia SA, Colombia.
  • Previously, he held the positions of: Senior Vice President of Essity, Strategy and Business Development, President of SCA Global Hygiene Category, Chairman of SCA Hygiene Products AB and Chairman of Uni-Charm Mölnlycke BV.
  • Prior to joining SCA in 2009, Robert held a number of senior roles with Capgemini, including Vice President Head of Swedish Consulting Business and Vice President Global Industrial Sector Utilities.
  • Robert holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Uppsala and an MBA from the Stockholm School of Economics.

JoAnne Stephenson

Independent Non-Executive Director

  • JoAnne is Chairperson of the Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Remuneration and Human Resources Committee and the Nomination and Governance Committee.
  • She was appointed as a Director on 30 May 2014.
  • JoAnne has over 28 years’ experience and is currently a Non-Executive Director of Challenger Ltd, Japara Healthcare Limited and Myer Holdings Ltd. She is Chair of the Victorian Major Transport Infrastructure Board and the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra.
  • Previously, she worked at KPMG International as Senior Client Partner in the Advisory division.
  • JoAnne holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from The University of Queensland.
  • She is a member of both the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Company Secretary
James Orr is the Company’s General Counsel and Company Secretary.