Jannik Robin Olejas - CEO

Jannik Robin Olejas - CEO

Jannik was appointed Chief Executive Officer in April 2020, having previously held the role of General Manager from September 2019, following the completion of the subscription into Mackay Sugar by Nordzucker AG.

Jannik has previously been employed by Danisco Sugar A/S since 1992. Following the merger of Nordzucker AG and Danisco A/S in 2009, he has held various positions initially within Sales & Marketing and subsequently in Agriculture. He has worked internationally with clients, suppliers and stakeholders across Europe and has until recently held the senior management position of Head of Agri Sourcing which reports directly to the CEO & CAO.

For a number of years he has also been appointed as a board member of Sucros Oy, Finland and Nordic Sugar SIA, Latvia.

Jannik holds a degree in Sales & Marketing from Copenhagen Business School and has undertaken various general management training courses at International Business Schools.

Robin Stinson – Chief Financial Officer

Robin Stinson – BSc FCCA GAICD- Chief Financial Officer

Robin was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer in July 2020. He is responsible for Business Services including Financial reporting, Information Technology and Supply and Procurement.

Robin and his team ensure that our statutory and contractual obligations are being met. They provide support both internally and externally through financial analysis, maintenance and development of the information technology infrastructure and ensuring a reliable and competitive supply chain. This group also manage the relationship with our financial institutions.

Robin has over 25 years’ experience working in financial roles within industry in the UK, PNG and Australia. He has joined us from Stahmann Farm Enterprises and has previously worked in the Offshore Logistics, Engineering and Food Manufacturing sectors in his career.

Peter Gill - Company Secretary and Legal Counsel

Peter Gill – BEc LLB GDipTax FCPA - Company Secretary and Legal Counsel

Peter was appointed Company Secretary and Legal Counsel on 29 November 2019. He previously undertook the role of General Manager - Commercial and Legal from 16 January 2017, having previously been the Chief Financial Officer since 31 May 2013. Peter returned to Mackay Sugar in August 2012, after acting as General Counsel and Company Secretary for Mackay Sugar Cooperative between 1999 and 2003.

Peter is a solicitor and is a Fellow of CPA Australia. He was previously employed by McCullough Robertson Solicitors from 1988 -1999 and 2004-2012. During his time at McCullough Robertson and when employed by Mackay Sugar and Mackay Sugar Cooperative, Peter has been closely involved with Mackay Sugar's commercial and legal matters and in particular the establishment of the sugar refining joint ventures, financing arrangements, Cane Supply and Processing Agreements, the Racecourse Cogeneration Project, the acquisition and subsequent disposal of Mossman Mill and the subscription into the Company by Nordzucker AG. He has also been involved in general sugar industry matters from both a legal, commercial and financial perspective.

Carissa Mansfield - Group Manager Human Resources, Health, Safety and Environment

Carissa Mansfield - BBus MBA GDip OHS – Group Manager Human Resources, Health, Safety and Environment

Carissa was appointed Manager Human Resources, Health, Safety and Environment in 2016 having previously held the position of Manager, Health, Safety and Environment from 2014 - 2016.

Carissa provides strategic leadership and the delivery of the HR and HSE strategic plan across all business units. She manages the Human Resources function including People and Culture, Training, Learning and Development, Workforce Planning/Recruitment and Employment/Industrial Relations, as well as all facets of Health, Safety and Environment across all operations including logistics, rail, cogeneration and manufacturing.

Carissa has over 15 years' experience in the health and safety environment and has held positions with Cordukes Pty Limited, CH4 Gas Limited, Peabody Energy and BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance. She is Chair of the ASMC Environmental Committee and a member of the ASMC People and Safety Committee. Carissa is also a member of the Resource Industry Network Safety Committee and the Rural Safety Working Group.

Joachim Rueger – Chief Operating Officer

Joachim Rueger - DipIng MSc - Chief Operating Officer

Joachim has, and his wife Britta is in the process of, relocating to Mackay from Germany and has commenced as Chief Operating Officer effective 1 November.

Joachim has been employed by Nordzucker since 1993 and during that time has worked as Site Manager in 4 separate factories, those being Schladen, Schleswig, Uelzen and Clauen.

Some of Joachim’s responsibilities have been for production in Nordzucker Eastern Europe, including Serbia, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. Responsibilities have also been in Safety & Health, Environment and Quality Management.