February 26 2016

New Country Head appointed for Australia

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Tinkler as Country Head of Australia. Michael is an experienced FMCG executive having spent his career working both locally and internationally. Michael has 25 years’ experience in FMCG having held senior roles with Unilever (10 years), Johnson & Johnson (10 years), Electrolux(6 years) and Goodman Fielder. His most recent role was as Managing Director of Raffertys Garden (2010-2015) where he later assumed the responsibility for the five.am yoghurt business following its’ acquisition by PZ Cussons (PZ Cussons also acquired the Rafferty’s business in 2014).  

Michael’s experiences make him well placed to lead Peters and we are delighted to have him  join us. He will commence on Monday 7 March and we will work together to ensure a smooth handover.  Please join me in welcoming Michael to R&R and I look forward to introducing him to you over the coming weeks.