Board of Directors

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BOB THORN

CHAIRMAN

Bob brings considerable board and senior management experience to PWR from his nine years as Managing Director of Super Retail Group. During his time at the company, Bob drove Australia and New Zealand expansions and led the creation of the Boating Camping Fishing (BCF) business, the market leader in camping and leisure. Prior to Bob’s 13 years with Super Retail Group, he was previously General Manager at Lincraft, and held senior roles at other major retailers including nine years with David Jones. Bob has also been the Chairman of Cutting Edge, and a Director at WOW Sight and Sound, Babies Galore, and Unity Water. Bob is currently a non-executive director of Myer, a position he has held since February 2014. Bob was an active motorsports participant. Bob is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Bob resides in Queensland.


KEES WEEL

CEO AND MANAGING DIRECTOR

Kees has more than 30 years of experience in the automotive cooling industry. He is a key relationship manager for top tier local and overseas customers and business development manager for all top-tier racing teams and OEMs locally and overseas. Kees also actively leads the product development management team. Kees was a team principal of PWR Racing V8 Super Car Team 1998-2007 and was a board member for Tega V8 Supercars in 2007.


JEFF FORBES

INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Jeff has 34 years experience in senior finance and management roles with extensive mergers and acquisitions experience. Jeff retired in March 2013 as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director and Company Secretary of Cardno, an ASX-listed engineering consultancy company which had revenue of A$1.2 billion and a market capitalisation of A$1.0 billion at the time.

Prior to joining Cardno, Jeff was Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director at Highlands Pacific and has previously held senior finance roles in the resources sector.

Jeff holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Newcastle and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of Affinity Education Group Limited and CMI Limited.

Jeff is also a director of unlisted companies, Herron Todd White Australia Pty Ltd and Herron Todd White Consolidated Pty Ltd, and sits on the board of not-for-profit group, Horizon Housing Company.


TERESA HANDICOTT

INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Teresa has spent over 30 years practicing as a corporate lawyer, specialising in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and corporate governance. She was a partner of national law firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth for 22 years. She served as a member of its National Board for seven years and as National Chairman for four years until she retired from the partnership in June 2015. Teresa sits on the Board of Bangarra Dance Theatre and the Queensland University of Technology’s (QUT) Council, where she chairs the Audit and Risk Committee. She is a Divisional Councillor of the Queensland Division of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), a Member of Chief Executive Women (CEW) where she sits on their Scholarship Committee and a Senior Fellow of Finsia.

Teresa’s previous positions include Member of the Takeovers Panel, Associate Member of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), Member of the Finsia Queensland Regional Council, Director of CS Energy Limited, Principal Law Lecturer for the Securities Institute of Australia (now Finsia) and Tutor in Corporate Governance for the AICD course.


LISA DALTON

COMPANY SECRETARY

Lisa is responsible for company secretarial functions at PWR. Lisa is an experienced Company Secretary and provides company secretarial support to listed entities, Seymour Whyte Limited and Traditional Therapy Clinics Limited. Lisa’s past roles include Company Secretary and EGM of People and Governance at Macarthur Coal and Company Secretary of Tarong Energy. Lisa a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Governance Institute of Australia. Lisa joined PWR in 2015.