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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Lino A Saputo, Jr
B Political Science
Mr Saputo, Jr joined Saputo Inc. in 1988 as Administrative Assistant. Saputo is one of the top ten dairy processors in the world. In 1993, he was named Vice President, Operations and Engineering, and in 1998, Executive Vice President, Operations. In 2001, he became President and Chief Operating Officer of the Cheese Division (USA). In 2004, he was appointed to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer and in 2011, he was elected to the position of Vice Chairman of the Board of Saputo Inc.  Mr Saputo, Jr was appointed Chairman of the WCB Board on 9 May 2014.

Louis-Philippe Carrière
B. Management, FCPA, FCA, Fellow of the Order of Professional Chartered Accountants of Quebec (Canada)
Mr Carrière joined Saputo Inc. as Supervisor of Accounting in 1986. Saputo is one of the top ten dairy processors in the world. In 1988, he was named Director of Accounting and, in 1996, assumed the responsibilities of Corporate Controller.  Within a year, he was named Vice President, Finance and Administration. Since 1998,
He acted as Executive Vice President,
Finance and Administration of Saputo Inc. from 1998 to 2015, when his
title was changed to Chief Financial Officer

Dino Dello Sbarba
B Commerce, Management and Marketing,
FCPA, FCMA, Fellow and member of the Order of Professional Chartered Accountants of Quebec (Canada).  Mr Dello Sbarba joined Saputo Inc. in 1990 as National Director, Retail Sales and Marketing. Saputo is one of the top ten dairy processors in the world. In 2001, he became President and Chief Operating Officer of Saputo's Cheese Division (Canada). In 2004, he took on the responsibilities of President and Chief Operating Officer of Saputo's Cheese Division (USA), and in 2007 was named President and Chief Operating Officer, Dairy Products Division (Canada) and by interim (Europe & Argentina). Since 2012, he is President and Chief Operating Officer, Saputo Inc.  Mr Dello Sbarba was appointed Associate Director of the WCB Board on 9 May 2014.

Neville Fielke
B Ec, FAICD, FAMI
Mr Fielke was appointed Director in August 2013. Mr Fielke has extensive experience in the Consumer, Food, Beverage, Leisure and Advisory sectors. He has held a number of senior executive positions in sales, marketing and strategy over 20 years to 2007 at H.J. Heinz group companies, Fosters Group Limited and Mars Group companies, including seven years as CEO and Managing  Director of H.J. Heinz Australia Ltd which extended to include Watties in New Zealand and H.J. Heinz in Japan during this period. Mr Fielke was also CEO and Managing Director of Racing Victoria Ltd from 2001-2003. Since 2007 Mr Fielke has been involved in corporate advisory as a director of Falcon Corporate  Advisory Pty Ltd which specialises in merger and acquisition transactions and growth consulting through Growth Solutions Group Pty Ltd.

Terence Richardson
B Agr Econ, Dip Business Studies, Certificate in Company Direction, MAICD
Mr Richardson has been a non-executive director since 2007.  He served as Chairman from August 2013 to May 2014.  Mr Richardson has been a dairy farmer in Australia and New Zealand for 37 years.  He was formerly a director with Kiwi Co-operatives Dairies Ltd for seven years and an agribusiness consultant with Agriculture New Zealand. 

Bruce Vallance
Dip App Sci (Ag), GAICD
Mr Vallance is a non-executive director and has been with the WCB Board since 2006. Mr Vallance has been a dairy farmer in Nirranda for 27 years, with a background in broad acre and intensive animal enterprises. 

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