Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director
Rob Davies joined Cement Australia as CEO in March 2012. An MBA graduate, with a Bachelor of Mineral Technology (Hons), Rob has extensive executive, senior management and operational experience in manufacturing environments in both New Zealand and Australia. Prior to joining Cement Australia, Rob was the Chief Executive of Carter Holt Harvey Woodproducts in New Zealand.
Chief Financial Officer
Keith joined Cement Australia in the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in July 2011, from Holcim Group Support (HGRS) based in Switzerland. Keith was previously responsible for implementation and maintenance of management accounting systems and performance indicators in more than 40 countries across the Holcim Group and has had wide experience in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
Born and educated in South Africa, Keith is a Chartered Accountant holding Bachelors of Commerce and Accounting, and completed the Advanced Management Program (AMP) at Harvard Business School Cambridge, USA in 2005.
General Manager – Operations
Steve joined our Railton operation in 2005 as Production Manager and in 2007 was promoted to Railton Operations Manager. In March 2011, Steve was appointed to the Executive team as General Manager Manufacturing and now oversees operations for all businesses including Cornwall Coal, Geocycle and Packaged Products, plus shipping and terminals, engineering and projects
Steve has a trade background in Manufacturing.
General Manager - Marketing, Sales & Distribution
Kevin Savory joined Cement Australia in 2000 (then QCL). His involvement across the business has been broad, and his current role sees him responsible for the national sales, marketing and distribution of Cement Australia's bulk and packaged cementitious products.
Prior to joining the business, Kevin was an army officer, specialising in logistics and he held roles with Incitec Ltd and Western Mining Corporation. He holds Bachelor of Arts, MBA and a Diploma of Company Directors.
General Manager - Safety, Health & Environment
Alan joined Cement Australia in the role of GM- SHE in January 2011. He has over 25 years experience as a SHE professional and held senior positions within Orica, Thiess, Xtrata Coal and Holcim Philippines. Alan has undertaken SHE work in over 20 countries in the explosives, mining, civil, construction, drilling and cement industries.
General Manager- Human Resources
Rebecca Wells joined Cement Australia in early November 2012 as General Manager, Human Resources.
Rebecca started her career as a Lawyer working for a number of medium sized businesses covering a range of issues including Industrial Relations. She became increasingly interested in Human Resource management and decided to develop her career in that direction. Subsequently over the last 14 years Rebecca has built up a wealth of experience, here in Australia and off shore, working in senior HR roles across a range of sectors including child care, public health, mining and industrial materials with companies such as ABC Learning, BHP Billiton, Vale, Coffey International and BMA.
Group General Counsel & Company Secretary
Sarah joined Cement Australia in May of 2013 in the role of Group General Counsel and Company Secretary in a maternity leave position. As a senior management and legal professional with over 20 years experience in both private and public sector companies in the areas of water, energy, resources, agribusiness and retail, Cement Australia welcomes the high level of commercial and corporate experience Sarah brings to Cement Australia. She has significant experience in both company secretarial and construction and infrastructure management and is an AICD graduate.