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The Board

Matthew Darby

FOUNDER & DIRECTOR

Matthew has an entrepreneurial background having founded a number of companies prior to Range.

His first venture was Media Partners, which he founded in 1992. Media Partners was a specialist advertising company, which was sold to US based TMP Worldwide in 1996.

Following this, he started EstarOnline in 1997. EStarOnline was a proprietary logistic software system company used by companies such as Village Roadshow and the Rugby World Cup. The Company was listed on NZX in 1999 and Matthew exited the business and divested his shareholding in 2002.

In 2002, Matthew founded Range with the aim of developing sustainable technology for the pallet industry. He led the Company through nearly 10 years of research and development before moving the business to Indonesia in 2012. In recent times, he has introduced Senior Management to drive commercialisation of its products, but he continues to be involved in the business in an Executive Director role.

Mark Daniel

CHAIR

Mark has more than 25 years professional experience in supply chain and logistics, including prior senior management roles with Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia, Linfox and Pacific Brands. Prior to this he served 13 years with the Royal Australian Navy.

Most recently, he was President of China Merchants Loscam International from 2008 until 2015. China Merchants Loscam International is one of the leading international Pallet Pooling businesses with operations across Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Bill Koeck

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Bill has over 35 years experience in Australian and international corporate law, specialising in; mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets, private equity, restructures and corporate governance. Bill has advised clients across a broad range of industry sectors including transport and logistics, manufacturing, consumer goods and energy and resources as a senior partner at Ashurst, a global law firm.

Bill was appointed to the Australian Takeovers Panel in 2015, and he is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Bill was also previously chairman of formerly ASX listed entity Fleet Capital Limited.

Stewart Hall

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Stewart is a seasoned professional with over 27 years of international banking experience across various geographies.

He has spent 15 years operating in Indonesia in senior positions, most notably as CEO for Standard Chartered Bank and then President Director & CEO for PermataBank.

Stewart’s core strength is building high performance businesses through leadership and engagement of management teams to execute successfully on a vision and strategy.

Stewart holds a Bachelor of Commerce from University of New South Wales.

David Lee

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

David has extensive pallet industry expertise and has had consistent success in launching and building pallet businesses in North America. He was part of the team that launched Chep in North America and more recently restructured and re-launched Peco to become the leading, growth, pallet rental company in North America, growing the business at a double-digit rate every year during his 10-year tenure as President and CEO of the company. David also has extensive investment banking and corporate finance expertise.

Senior Management

Geoff Walker

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Geoffrey Walker is an experienced and successful Chief Financial Officer with a track record of driving strong growth and implementing new systems and technologies. His career spans CFO and Senior Executive roles with ASX listed AP Eagers Limited and more than 7 years in consulting, as well as senior private practice roles. Geoffrey’s roles have given him invaluable exposure to managing growth, formulating and executing strategic initiatives, benchmarking and profitability improvements, system design and implementation as well as ERP and technology across a range of industry sectors.

Geoffrey is a member of the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand, a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Graduate Certificate in Company Secretarial Practice.

Rachelle Woodsford

HEAD OF GLOBAL SALES AND MARKETING

Rachelle has over 25 years of commercial sales and logistics experience. She worked for DHL in Asia and Africa for 19 years, with the last three years being in the role of Vice President Business Development Asia Pacific at DHL Global Forwarding, based in Singapore. In that role, Rachelle was responsible for 40 team members across Asia Pacific.

Rachelle’s strengths include her ability to accelerate revenue growth, her active leadership skills and her ability to foster employee engagement.

At Range, Rachelle has responsibility for growing sales and customer relationships in existing and future markets, the development of an effective sales team within focused markets and regions, the development and maintenance of a customer feedback database, the creation of business cases for new pallet products and services, benchmarking of product pricing and marketing and public relations activities for the company.

Bambang Garnadi

GLOBAL OPERATIONS

Bambang has more than 13 years’ experience in production management of plastic factories, including six years as the Production Manager of PT Dynaplast (Tupperware Indonesia). He headed up Plant Operations at the EnviroPallet factory in Tabanan throughout 2015 and provided excellent leadership in process improvements and efficiency gains on our two production lines (including overseeing the introduction of the second production line in December 2015).

He has been instrumental in establishing in-house capabilities to produce new pallet moulds timely and cost effectively.

Bambang holds a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Universitas Diponegoro.

At Range, Bambang takes responsibility for: all operating plants globally, from raw-material procurement to finished product; and new plant establishment.

Gillian Nairn

COMPANY SECRETARY AND IN-HOUSE COUNSEL

Gillian joined Range as Company Secretary and In-House Counsel in August 2016. She has extensive experience in corporate governance having worked in both listed and unlisted environments in various industries. She holds an unrestricted practising certificate issued by the Law Society of NSW and previously practiced in the areas of commercial litigation, insolvency and employment law.

Gillian holds a Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Laws from the University of NSW and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance from the Governance Institute of Australia.

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