Board of Directors
Chris Corrigan – BEc (Executive Chairman)
Mr Corrigan was appointed non-executive director in November 2007 until July 2010 and again from 15 October 2012. Mr Corrigan was appointed Executive Chairman on 29 February 2016.
Mr Corrigan was Managing Director of Patrick Corporation Limited, Australia’s largest stevedore company with interests in rail transportation and aviation from March 1990 to May 2006. Prior to that, he had a career with Bankers Trust spanning 20 years, including periods as Managing Director of Bankers Trust in Australia and for the Asia-Pacific region.
In September 2011, Mr Corrigan was appointed Chairman of Qube Logistics Holdings Limited.
Rod Roberts – BEc, MBA, FAICD (Non-executive Director)
Mr Roberts was appointed Managing Director in October 1996 until 2001 and Chairman from October 2001 to August 2007 and again from November 2008 to June 2015.
Mr Roberts has previously held roles including Head of Corporate Finance at Bain & Co, Director of County NatWest Australia Limited, Chairman of Harris & Company Limited, Director of Tassal Group Limited and Deputy Chancellor of University of Tasmania. He is a director of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and President of the Tasmanian branch.
David Cushing – BCom, ACA (Non-executive Director)
Mr Cushing was appointed non-executive director on 31 October 2012.
Mr Cushing is Executive Chairman of Rural Equities Limited, one of New Zealand’s largest rural property companies, and is also a director of the private investment company H & G Limited. Mr Cushing was formerly an investment banker with National Australia Bank Limited subsidiary, Bank of New Zealand. Mr Cushing has considerable experience in the agricultural sector having previously been a director of horticultural company Fruitfed Supplies Limited, rural services company Williams & Kettle Limited and New Zealand Farming Systems Uruguay Limited. He has also acted as an alternate director of rural services and seed company PGG Wrightson Limited for the Chinese company Agria Corporation.
Chris Langdon – B Com (Econ) (Non-executive Director)
Mr Langdon was appointed non-executive director on 14 March 2013.
Chris Langdon is a major shareholder and Chief Executive of Langdon Group Pty Ltd. The Langdon Group is 160 years old and is a leading company in its sector, primarily involved in food ingredient distribution, and herb & spice processing. Mr Langdon’s early career was in investment banking with roles in Australia, London and New York. Since the early 1990s, apart from his corporate role at Langdon Group, Mr Langdon has been involved in various external corporate directorships.
He is a current non-executive director of ASX listed Panoramic Resources Limited and of Touraust Corporation Pty Limited.
Mr Joe Robinson – BFA (Non-executive Director)
Mr Robinson was appointed a director of Webster Limited on June 23rd 2016.
Mr Robinson has over 20 years experience in irrigated and dry land farming. Mr Robinson is the Managing Director of Australian Food and Fibre Limited, prior to which he traded futures with Bankers Trust. He is currently the Chairman of the Gwydir Valley Irrigators Association, Chairman of the Gwydir Valley State Water Customer Service Committee, the Presiding Member of the Cotton Research and Development Corporation Selection Committee and a member of The Primary Industries Ministerial Advisory Council.
Joseph Corrigan – BA MCA (Alternate for Chris Corrigan)
Mr Joseph Corrigan was appointed alternate for Mr Chris Corrigan on 14 October 2013.
Mr Corrigan holds a bachelor and masters in creative arts and has interests and experience in the agricultural industry particularly wheat, canola and beef. Mr Corrigan is also managing director of an entertainment production company.
Company Secretary - Mr Maurice Felizzi (BAAcc CPA AGIM)
Maurice joined Webster on 18 April 2016 and was appointed Company Secretary from 28 April 2016. He is a member of CPA Australia, Institute of Chartered Secretaries and holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Canberra.