Adelaide Brighton

Adelaide Brighton is a leading Australian integrated construction materials and lime producing group of companies.

We manufacture and supply a range of products to the building, construction, infrastructure and mineral processing markets throughout the country.

Our company’s principal activities include the production, importation and distribution of clinker, cement, industrial lime, premixed concrete, aggregates and concrete products.

We’re an S&P/ASX100 company with 1400 employees, passionate and dedicated to the culturally diverse and friendly environment we have built.

Adelaide Brighton is one of Australia’s leading integrated construction materials and lime producers.

We supply a range of products to the building, construction, infrastructure and mineral processing markets throughout the country.

Our company’s principal activities include the production, importation, distribution and marketing of clinker, cement, industrial lime, premixed concrete, construction aggregates and concrete products.

Established in 1882, Adelaide Brighton is now an S&P/ASX100 company. We have approximately 1,400 employees and operations in every state and territory in Australia.

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Cement

Adelaide Brighton is the second largest supplier of cement and clinker products in Australia. We have major production facilities and market leading positions in the resource rich states of South Australia and Western Australia, and we’re also market leader in the Northern Territory.

In addition to domestic production, the Company is the largest importer of cement, clinker and slag. Our extensive Australian coastal network enables us to supply every capital city on the mainland. We also have significant distribution joint ventures in Victoria and Queensland.
 

Lime

Adelaide Brighton is the largest producer of lime in Australia, with production plants in South Australia, Western Australia and the Northern Territory. Lime is an important product for the mineral processing industry in resource rich markets, particularly for the production of alumina and gold, of which Australia is a leading producer.
 

Concrete and Aggregates

Adelaide Brighton has a growing presence in the premixed concrete and aggregates industry. Our network extends from South Australia, through Victoria and New South Wales, to south east and northern Queensland. Through our own and our joint venture operations, we have strategic reserves of aggregates in a number of regions — South Australia, regional Victoria, west of Sydney, regional New South Wales and south east Queensland.
 

Concrete Products

Adelaide Brighton holds the leading position in the Australian concrete products market, with operations in South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and Tasmania.
 

Joint ventures and associates

Adelaide Brighton has a number of significant investments in joint ventures, and associates in construction materials production and distribution. These include:

• Major cement distribution joint ventures in Queensland (Sunstate Cement), Victoria and New South Wales (Independent Cement and Lime)

• Regional concrete and aggregates production and supply in Victoria and New South Wales (Mawson Group and Batesford Quarry)

• A 30% investment in a Malaysian white cement and clinker producer (Aalborg Portland Malaysia) who supplies the Australian market.
 

Sustainability

At Adelaide Brighton, our commitment to sustainable development is demonstrated through a range of initiatives and actions implemented throughout the organisation. We believe that setting and achieving sustainability objectives is not only environmentally responsible, but economically beneficial as well, assisting our long term competitive business performance.

Diversity and Inclusion Policy

Adelaide Brighton is committed to being an inclusive workplace that values and promotes diversity. One of our best qualities is our diverse workforce, extending across different cultures, backgrounds, nationalities and languages. We believe that encouraging and fostering diversity enables us to attract people with the best skills and broad range of attributes, to deliver better value to our shareholders, customers and communities.  

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Directors

The Board is responsible for overseeing the performance and operations of the Company. The Board’s overriding objective is to safely and sustainably increase shareholder value within a business framework which protects shareholders’ interests. The Board approves an integrated framework of risk management and control and approves the corporate strategy developed by management. 

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Leslie Hosking

Leslie Hosking

Chairman

Term of office: Non-executive Director since June 2003. Chairman since May 2012.
Independent: Yes
Age: 72

Experience: Extensive experience in commercial and financial matters with 16 years as Chief Executive of the Sydney Futures Exchange and former Chief Executive Officer of Axiss Australia and Managing Director of National Electricity Market Management Company (NEMMCO).

Current directorships/other interests: Director, AGL energy Limited (appointed November 2008).

 

Martin Brydon

Martin Brydon - MBA, FAICD, FAIM, Dip Elect Eng, Dip Elron Eng

Managing Director and CEO

Term of office: Director since November 2015.
Independent: No
Age: 62

Experience: More than 30 years’ experience in the construction materials industry ranging from electrical engineering, operational and general management, sales and marketing and strategy and business development. Appointed Chief Executive Officer of Adelaide Brighton Ltd in May 2014.

Committee membership: Attends Board committee meetings.

Current directorships/other interests: Director, Sunstate Cement Ltd and Cement Industry Federation.

 

Raymond Barro

Raymond Barro - BBus, CPA, FGIA, FCIS

Director

Term of office: Director since August 2008
Independent: No
Age: 56

Experience: Over 24 years’ experience in the premixed concrete and construction materials industry.

Committee membership: Member, Safety, Health and Environment Committee.

Current directorships/other interests: Managing Director of Barro Group Pty Ltd.

 

Graeme Pettigrew

Graeme Pettigrew - FIPA, FAIM, FAICD

Director

Term of office: Non-executive Director since August 2004.
Independent: Yes
Age: 69

Experience: Extensive experience in the building materials industry and former Chief Executive Officer of CSR Building Products. Broad management experience gained in South East Asia and the United Kingdom through former positions as Managing Director of Chubb Australia Limited and Wormald Security Australia Pty Ltd.

Committee membership: Chairman, Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee, Member, Nomination, Remuneration and Governance Committee and Safety, Health and Environment Committee.

Current directorships/other interests: Director, Capral Ltd (appointed June 2010).

 

Ken Scott-Mackenzie

Ken Scott-Mackenzie - BE (Mining), Dip Law

Director

Term of office: Non-executive Director since July 2010.
Independent: Yes
Age: 67

Experience: Mining Engineer with over 40 years’ experience in infrastructure, construction and mining services gained in Australia and Africa, as well as extensive experience in financial, legal and commercial aspects of projects.

Committee membership: Chairman, Safety, Health and Environment Committee and Member, Nomination, Remuneration and Governance Committee.

 

Arlene Tansey

Arlene Tansey - FAICD, MBA, JD, BBA

Director

Term of office: Non-executive Director since April 2011.
Independent: Yes
Age: 60

Experience: Extensive experience as a senior executive in business and the financial services industry gained in Australia and the United States with a background in investment banking and securities law.

Committee membership: Chairman, Nomination, Remuneration and Governance Committee and Member, Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee. 

Current directorships/other interests:  Director, Primary Health Care (appointed August 2012) and Aristocrat Leisure Limited (appointed July 2016).

 

Zlatko Todorcevski

Zlatko Todorcevski - BCom (Accounting), MBA

Director

Term of office: Appointed a non-executive Director on 22 March 2017.
Independent: Yes
Age: 49

Experience: Experienced global executive with more than 30 years experience in the oil and gas, logistics and manufacturing sectors gained in Australia and overseas with a background in finance, strategy and planning.

Committee membership: Member, Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee and Nomination, Remuneration and Governance Committee.

Current directorships/other interests:  Director, The Star Entertainment Group Limited, President of the Group of 100 and Chairman of the Accounting and Auditing Standing Committee of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.

Executive Team

The Executive Team is responsible for the development and execution of corporate strategy and the day to day management of the Company to drive sustained increase in shareholder value.

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Martin Brydon

Martin Brydon

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Martin was appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer in May 2014 and was appointed to the Board as Managing Director in November 2015. He has over 30 years’ experience in the construction materials industry commencing with electrical engineering then moving to sales and marketing, operational and general management, and strategy and business development. While in his strategy role, he was closely involved in downstream acquisitions of Adelaide Brighton’s concrete and aggregate and concrete products businesses.





Michael Kelly

Chief Financial Officer

Michael has strong credentials in the building and construction products industry gained in Australia and internationally. He has a background in finance, strategy and business development. Michael joined Adelaide Brighton in August 2006 and has been in the role of Chief Financial Officer since February 2010.

 

George Agriogiannis

George Agriogiannis

Executive General Manager, Concrete and Aggregates

George joined Adelaide Brighton in March 2011 as Executive General Manager for Concrete and Aggregates. He has 20 years’ experience in the concrete and aggregates industry gained through national exposure in general management.

 

Andrew Dell

Executive General Manager, Concrete Products

Andrew was appointed Executive General Manager for Concrete Products in May 2015. He has extensive experience in the building products industry and has general management and logistics experience. Andrew has been with Adelaide Brighton since 2008 in a number of senior management positions.

 

Brad Lemmon

Brad Lemmon

Executive General Manager, Cement and Lime 

Brad has operational responsibility for Adelaide Brighton's national cement and lime operations. He has significant experience in construction materials and mining services and over his 21 year career with Adelaide Brighton has held a number of senior positions across sales and marketing, business development, operations, transport and logistics and international business.

 

Michael Miller

Michael Miller

Executive General Manager, Marketing and International Trade

Michael was appointed to the position of Executive General Manager, Marketing and International Tade in May 2016. Prior to this Michael had operational responsibility for Adelaide Brighton's cement and lime operations in South Australia and New South Wales. He is a sales and marketing professional with complementary operations, international trade and general management experience.

 

Marcus Clayton

General Counsel and Company Secretary

Marcus joined Adelaide Brighton in February 2003 as General Counsel and Company Secretary. He is a legal practitioner admitted in South Australia with 27 years’ experience. 

 

Dimity Smith

Executive General Manager, Human Resources and Health Safety and Environment

Dimity joined Adelaide Brighton in January 2016 as Executive General Manager for Human Resources and Health, Safety, and Environment.  She has broad experience in human resource and general management across a range of industries.