Jane is currently and Independent non-Executive Director on the boards of the following Companies:
AHG (Automotive Group Holdings) (ASX: AHG)
AHG is a diversified automotive retailing and logistics group with operations throughout Australia and NZ. It is Australia’s largest automotive retailer.
McPherson’s Consumer Products (ASX: MCP)
McPherson’s is a dynamic consumer brands business, marketing a distributing a wide range of health and beauty products and household appliances and consumables.
A public, unlisted company, TWG has a network of 225 franchised pharmacies throughout Australia that are widely recognised for the valuable health care and advice they provide to their communities.
Seachange Technologies Pty Ltd – Shark Shield
Shark Shield is the world’s only scientifically proven and independently tested electronic shark deterrent.
Jane was CEO of the cult, indie global cosmetics brand – Stila.
She led the buying team to acquire Stila from the Estee Lauder Group of Companies.
Along with a fantastic team, she transitioned the business in 14 countries to stand-alone businesses, while creating significant growth in all countries.
Brought business to break-even in the USA for first time after many years of significant loss.
As Managing Director, Jane drove the dramatic turnaround of Elizabeth Arden, Australia.
This classic beauty company had had significant problems in Australia. Business was dramatically down and morale was at an all-time low. But with a combination of strong leadership, an innovative business approach and a passionate team, the following was achieved:
- Grew core business by 80% and positioned 3 fragrances in Top 10.
- Awarded Ad News Best Product Launch of 2005 – Britney Spears, Curious.
- Jane was awarded JML / Macquarie Bank / The Australian – “Director of Year” 200 and was profiled as lead story in Global Cosmetic Industry magazine in 2005.
Jane joined Microsoft as Director of Sales and Marketing – MSN and became one of the Founding Directors of Ninemsn.
With a target of making Ninemsn the leading web destination within 18 months, this was achieved in 6 months. Jane was awarded Top 10 Women in Marketing in Australia.
Jane spent 11 years with Unilever and gained extensive experience while based in UK, Australia, Europe and USA, and traveling extensively to Asia and the Middle East.
She joined as a graduate trainee in London and her roles covered health and beauty, luxury, aquaculture, beverages and OTC products industries.