BOARD OF DIRECTORS2024-05-23T08:49:14+00:00

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

Richard Jenkins

Executive Chairman

Richard commenced work with Hill Samuel in 1979 in the Financial Markets Division. In 1986 Hill Samuel became Macquarie Bank and in the same year, Richard was appointed an executive director of the bank. In 1990 he became the Head of the bank’s Equities group which included institutional and retail stocking broking and proprietary trading activities. He steered the offshore growth for Macquarie Bank and oversaw the establishment of offices in both the western and eastern hemispheres. In 1992 he joined the Executive Committee of the Bank and in 2000 he became co-head of the investment bank. In July 2001 he left Macquarie and in 2004 he set up Shell Cove Capital Management which holds an Australian Financial Services Licence. Shell Cove’s activities include funds management, capital raising assistance for small cap unlisted companies and assistance to unlicenced fund managers through its corporate authorised representative program.

Richard became a shareholder of Range International in 2018 and joined the Board in 2020. Since that time many legacy issues have been identified and resolved and Richard through his perseverance and the appointment of key managers leads a team that now has a realistic opportunity to convert the original strategy for which Range International was first established.

 

Stephen Bowhill

Non-Executive Director

Stephen brings over thirty years of business leadership experience to Range International, with a proven track record and focus on sales growth and business transformation, having led and grown several businesses in Australia and run sales teams in Asia and Australia. Stephen joined Range as Chief Executive Officer in 2018 and was subsequently appointed as Managing Director. During the period from late 2018 until mid-2021, he was primarily responsible for introducing new and cheaper waste streams, new pallets, new strategic client relationships, improving COGS/GM and building relationships with NFP/ potential grant providers. Stephen stepped down as Managing Director of the Company in November 2021 due to Covid-19 making travel to Indonesia impractical and remains on the Board as a Non-Executive Director to help maximise Range’s chances of success in the future.

Stephen was previously a Director of the Australian and Asian activities for VivoPower International PLC, a Nasdaq listed global solar developer (NASDAQ: VVPR) and served on the Board of VivoPower’s Australian subsidiary companies (Aevitas, Kenshaw and J.A.Martin). Prior to VivoPower, he was Managing Director of an Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) listed IT research company, IDEAS International (ASX:IDE). Within five years, he delivered a ten-fold increase in the company’s valuation and secured its sale to Gartner Inc.

 

Christopher Fong

Executive Director

Chris is an Australian with thirty years of business experience in Indonesia. In 1992

he was appointed country manager (Indonesia) for media services group YRN, followed by Vice President, Marketing overseeing offices in 6 countries. In 1998 he became a managing partner in a Singapore-based communications business that experienced significate growth associated with the Indonesian market. Over the following ten years, Chris managed a diverse range of projects from debt restructuring, crisis management, consumer and brand development to democratic and environmental reform on behalf of multinational corporations, family-controlled conglomerates and government.