CVC Limited – Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the Company is responsible for the corporate governance of CVC. The Board is required to act with the utmost integrity, honesty, in good faith, and in the best interest of the Company as a whole in the execution of its duties including setting, guiding and monitoring the business and affairs of the Company, including compliance with regulatory, legal and ethical standards. The Board is responsible for the oversight of reporting to the shareholders by whom they are elected and to whom they are accountable.

The directors in office are as follows:

Alexander (Sandy) Beard | Director and Chief Executive Officer

Sandy Beard has the following professional qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of New South Wales
  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors

Business Background

  • CEO and Director of ASX listed CVC Limited
  • Director of the Eildon Capital Limited
  • Chairman of ASX listed Cellnet Limited
  • Director of other public companies over the past 10 years, and numerous private companies

Sandy has been with CVC Limited since 1991, initially as Group Financial Controller, and since 2000, as Chief Executive Officer.

Sandy has extensive experience with investee businesses, both in providing advice and in direct management roles, especially bringing management expertise to early-stage businesses. He has implemented management information systems, financial reporting systems, and internal operating and control procedures. He has also assisted businesses in value engineering product ranges and introducing market-oriented product lines.

Sandy has implemented significant company restructuring and recruited new management teams for growth businesses. His negotiation experience includes successes in private placement and in contractual arrangements involving banking facilities, distribution arrangements and processing agreements.

John Read | Non-Executive Director

John Read, holds the following professional qualifications:

  • Degree of Bachelor of Science with First Class Honours from the University of Canterbury (NZ)
  • Master of Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management
  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Business Background

Mr Read is an experienced Chairman and Director in public, private and government organisations. Through his extensive career in venture capital, private equity and commercialisation he has gained a depth of experience in the formation and growth of emerging companies with an emphasis on commercial entities that provide broad societal benefits. He is currently the Chairman of the Central Coast Water Corporation and Patrys Limited (ASX:PAB) and was the Chairman of Pro-Pac Packaging Limited (ASX:PPG) from 2005 to 2010 and The Environmental Group Limited (ASX:EGL) from 2001 to 2012.

Ian Campbell | Non-Executive Director

Mr Campbell is currently a Non-Executive Director of Kip McGrath Education Centres Limited (ASX:KME) and Redox Pty Limited. Mr Campbell’s previous Non-Executive Director roles include Gloria Jeans Coffees International Pty Limited, Young Achievement Australia Limited and Green’s Foods Holdings Pty Limited. Mr Campbell brings to CVC 30 years of experience as a former partner with Ernst and Young and predecessor firms, principally working with entrepreneurial companies in preparing them for growth, sale and the capital markets.