Robert D. Millner
Mr R. Millner is the non-executive chairman of the Board. He first joined the Board in 1997 and was appointed chairman in 1999. Mr Millner has extensive corporate and investment experience. He is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.
Michael J. Millner
Mr M. Millner is a non-executive Director who was appointed to the Board in 1998. He is a councillor of the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW, and has extensive experience in the investment industry. Mr Millner is the deputy chairman of the Board, and a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees.
Lindsay R. Partridge AM
BSc. Hons. Ceramic Eng; SFCDA; Dip CD
Mr Partridge is a Ceramic Engineer who worked extensively in all facets of the industry in Australia and the United States of America before joining The Austral Brick Company in 1985. He held various senior management positions at Austral before being appointed Chief Executive Officer in 1999, and was subsequently appointed to the Board in 2000. Since then, Brickworks has grown significantly in terms of size and profitability as its operations have become Australia-wide, with its product range extending beyond bricks to tiles, pavers and masonry and activities expanding into property development. In 2008, Mr Partridge completed the Stanford University Executive Development Program. Mr Partridge has also had extensive industry involvement, and is currently a director of various industry bodies, including the Australian Brick and Blocklaying Training Foundation, and the Clay Brick and Paver Institute.
Brendan P. Crotty
LS, DQIT, Dip.Bus Admin, FAPI, FAICD, FRICS
Mr Crotty was appointed to the Board in June 2008 and is a non-executive Director. He brings extensive property industry expertise to the Board, including 17 years as Managing Director of Australand until his retirement in 2007. He is a director of four other entities that are involved in the property sector, a member of the National Housing Supply Council, Chairman of Western Sydney Parklands Trust and a director of Barangaroo Delivery Authority. He is a Member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees.
David N. Gilham
FCILT; FAIM; FAICD
Mr Gilham was appointed to the Board of Brickworks in 2003. He has extensive experience in the building products and timber industries. He was previously General Manager of the Building Products Division of Futuris Corporation and Managing Director of Bristile Ltd from 1997 until its acquisition by Brickworks in 2003, and has been involved with various timber companies. He is a member of the Remuneration Committee.
The Hon. Robert J. Webster
MAICD; MAIM; JP
Mr Webster was appointed to the Board in 2001 and is a non-executive Director. He is Senior Client Partner in Korn/Ferry International’s Sydney office. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee.
Alexander J. Payne
B.Comm; Dip CM; FCPA; FCIS; JP
Chief Financial Officer
Mr Payne is an accountant with significant financial experience, who joined The Austral Brick Company in 1985. In 1987 he was appointed Group Company Secretary, and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2003.
Iain H. Thompson
B.Ec; CA; Grad Dip CSP; FCIS
Mr Thompson is a chartered accountant who joined The Austral Brick Company in 1996. He worked in various accounting roles within the Company before being appointed Group Company Secretary in 2003.