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/ASX200 company with 1500 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/ASX200 company. We have approximately 1,500 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 and the Northern Territory. 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, south east Queensland and the Northern Territory.
 

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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Raymond Barro - BBus, CPA, FGIA, FCIS

Chairman

Term of office: Director since August 2008, Chairman since May 2019
Independent: No
Age: 58

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

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

Current directorships: Managing Director of Barro Group Pty Ltd.

 

Zlatko Todorcevski - BCom (Accounting), MBA

Deputy Chairman and Lead Independent Director 

Term of office: Non-executive Director since March 2017. Chairman from May 2018 to May 2019. Deputy Chairman and Lead Independent Director from May 2019.
Independent: Yes
Age: 51

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: Chairman, Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee and Member of the People and Culture Committee.

Current directorships:  Director The Star Entertainment Group Limited and Coles Limited.

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

Director

Term of office: Non-executive Director since July 2010.
Independent: Yes
Age: 69

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, Environment and Community Committee and Member, People and Culture Committee.

 

Vanessa Guthrie - Hon DSc, PhD, BSc (Hons)

Director

Term of office: Non-executive Director from February 2018.
Independent: Yes
Age: 58

Experience: Extensive experience in the mining and resources industry across a variety of roles including operations, environment, community, indigenous affairs, corporate development and sustainability.

Committee membership: Chairman, People and Culture Committee and Member of the Safety, Health, Environment and Community Committee.

Current directorships: Director of Santos Limited, Tronox Holdings PLC and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

 

Geoffrey Tarrant - BBus

Director

Term of office: Non-executive Director from  February 2018.
Independent: No
Age: 50

Experience: Extensive experience in the finance industry with experience gained in Australia, the United Kingdom and Asia. 

Committee memberships: Member of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee.

Current directorships: Chairman of Zuuse Limited.

 

Rhonda Barro

Director

Term of office: Non-executive Director from May 2019.
Independent: No
Age: 65

Experience: Over 43 years' experience in the construction materials industry and executive management experience iin line and functional areas.

Committee memberships: Member, People and Culture Committee. 

Current directorships: Executive Director of Barro Group Pty Ltd.

 

Emma Stein

Director

Term of office: Non-executive Director from 4 October 2019.
Independent: Yes
Age: 59

Experience: Over 30 years' experience in Board and senior executive positions in the building materials, oil and gas, energy and utilities, mining an resources, water and waste management sectors. 

Committee memberships: Member, Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee and People and Culture Committee.

Current directorships: Director, Alumina Limited, Cleanaway Waste Management Limited and Infigen Energy Limited.

 

 

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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Nick Miller

Chief Executive Officer 

Nick commenced as Chief Executive Officer with Adelaide Brighton in late January 2019. Nick has extensive industry experience having held leadership positions at major regional infrastructure and construction services providers with a track record of delivering strong business performance over a
25 year career.  He previously held the position of Managing Director and CEO of Broadspectrum and prior to that was Managing Director of Fulton Hogan, a large resource based contractor specialising in construction materials, infrastructure services and civil construction activities across Australia and New Zealand. 


Theresa Mlikota

Chief Financial Officer

Theresa is a finance executive with over 30 years' experience in the resources and construction sectors. Theresa was previously the Chief Financial Officer of ASX listed diversified mining services company, Ausdrill Limited, and previous to that was Chief Financial Officer of Fulton Hogan, Thiess, Macmahon Holdings and Barminco Ltd.  

 

Brett Brown

Executive General Manager, Concrete and Aggregates

Brett joined Adelaide Brighton in 2014 when the Company acquired the Direct Mix Concrete and Southern Quarries group.  He has significant 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.

 

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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 20 plus 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

Executive General Manager, Marketing and International Trade

Michael was appointed to the position of Executive General Manager, Marketing and International Trade 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 30 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.

 

Tarmo Saar

Executive General Manager, Strategic Projects

Tarmo has extensive domestic and international experience across various business streams including cement, quarries, ready mixed concrete, bitumen, asphalt, asset management, transport, logistics and civil construction. Tarmo previously held executive positions with Fulton Hogan and Hanson PLC.