Board of Directors

Harry Boon

Independent Non-Executive 
Chairman

  • Harry is Chairman of the Board and the Nomination and Governance Committee, and is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Remuneration and Human Resources Committee.
  • He was appointed on 30 May 2014 in preparation for the Company’s listing on the ASX.
  • Harry has over 40 years broad experience in marketing and sales, manufacturing and product development, including 15 years as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Ansell Limited. He has worked in senior management positions in Australia, Europe and North America.
  • Harry is a Director of ASX-listed Tabcorp Limited, and was until late 2017 Chairman of Tatts Group Limited.
  • Harry holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne.

Sid Takla

Chief Executive Officer 
and Managing Director

  • Sid joined the Company in 2007 and has over 25 years of industry experience. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director on 23 October 2018. Previously, he was Chief Operating Officer from May 2017, Executive General Manager, Business to Business (2015–17) and Executive General Manager, Tork Professional Hygiene and Pacific Islands (2012–15).
  • Previously, he held senior operational and finance roles within Carter Holt Harvey Packaging (2000–07) and Amcor Flexible Packaging (1996–2000).
  • Sid holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Commercial Law) from the University of Western Sydney.

Mats Berencreutz

Non-Executive Director
(nominee of Essity)

  • Mats is a member of the Remuneration and Human Resources Committee and Nomination and Governance Committee.
  • He was appointed as a Director on 14 March 2014.
  • Mats is a former Executive Vice President of SCA and Chairman of the Board for SCA Hygiene Products AB as well as a former member of the board of Uni-Charm Mölnlycke BV.
  • He has over 35 years industry experience, having joined SCA in 1981, and has worked in various positions including:
    Head of R&D Baby, Feminine and Incontinence Care; Technology and Quality Director (based in USA); President Incontinence Care North America; Chief Technology Officer Personal Care Europe; and President Tissue Europe.
  • Mats holds a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Luleå University of Technology.

Sue Morphet

Independent
Non-Executive Director

  • Sue is Chairperson of the Remuneration and Human Resources Committee and is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and Nomination and Governance Committee.
  • She was appointed as a Director on 30 May 2014.
  • Sue has over 30 years industry experience and is currently a Non-Executive Director of Mosaic Brands Limited and The Arnott’s Group.
  • Previously, she was an Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Brands Limited, following a number of senior roles with the company, including Group General Manager of Underwear and Group General Manager of Bonds. Sue also held roles in manufacturing and sales and marketing with Pacific Dunlop and Sheridan Australia.
  • Within the past three years she has been a Director of Godfreys Group Limited.
  • Sue holds a Bachelor of Science and Education from the University of Melbourne.

Marie-Laure Mahé

Non-Executive Director
(nominee of Essity)

  • Marie-Laure was appointed as a Director on 20 August 2019 and is a member of the Nomination and Governance Committee.
  • She is currently Vice President marketing, ecommerce and Essity Ventures for Essity consumer goods. In this role she has responsibility for developing Essity’s business in Europe. Previously, she held the positions of Commercial Director for France and Belgium, and Marketing Director Europe, Toilet paper.
  • Prior to joining SCA in 2012, Marie-Laure held senior sales and marketing roles with Georgia Pacific, Danone and Colgate Palmolive.
  • Marie-Laure holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Essec business school in France and an MBA from the University of California, Irvine.

JoAnne Stephenson

Independent Non-Executive Director

  • JoAnne is Chairperson of the Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Remuneration and Human Resources Committee and the Nomination and Governance Committee.
  • She was appointed as a Director on 30 May 2014.
  • JoAnne has over 29 years experience and is currently a Non-Executive Director of Challenger Ltd and Japara Healthcare Limited. She is currently acting Chair of Myer Holdings Ltd and is Chair of the Victorian Major Transport Infrastructure Board.
  • Previously, she worked at KPMG International as Senior Client Partner in the Advisory Division.
  • JoAnne holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of Queensland.
  • She is a member of both the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Company Secretary
James Orr is the Company’s General Counsel and Company Secretary.