Geoff Plummer - Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
Age 56. Mr Plummer was appointed Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer on 2 May 2005. Prior to this appointment, Geoff was Deputy Managing Director and also held the role of Executive General Manager Market Mills. Geoff joined Arrium in October 2000 from BHP where he spent 22 years in a variety of roles including President Rod & Bar Products (BHP Steel), General Manager of the joint venture company Bekaert-BHP Steel Cord, President of Australian Logistics Services in BHP Transport and management positions in BHP wire operations.
Andrew Roberts - Deputy Managing Director
Age 45. Mr Roberts joined Arrium from BHP Steel, starting in 1989. Prior to his current appointment, Andrew was Chief Executive Market Mills. Andrew has held a number of roles in marketing, sales and general business management across the Manufacturing, Materials/ Iron Ore, Steel–in–Concrete and Distribution businesses.
Robert Bakewell - Chief financial Officer Age 48. Mr Bakewell joined Arrium in April 2010, responsible for accounting, internal audit, tax, risk management, treasury, business planning, IT and group procurement. Robert has more than 25 years professional experience in executive financial and commercial roles. Most recently, Mr Bakewell was Group Senior Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer, Power Products division of ABB Limited, the Swiss based power and automation technologies group.
Greg Waters - Chief Executive Mining
Age 52. Mr Waters joined Arrium in October 2008 from BlueScope Steel where he held a number of senior roles including President, Western Port Works and President, Greater China. Previously, Greg held a number of General Management roles for BHP and Brambles in Land and Sea Transport and Logistics located in Australia, South East Asia and the United States.
Leo Selleck - Chief Executive Manufacturing
Age 63. Mr Selleck has had 40 years’ experience in the Australian steel industry, joining Arrium from BHP where he had served in a variety of roles since 1972. Leo has significant experience in the integrated steelmaking business. He has also held corporate roles in such fields as safety and environment. Prior to his current position, his previous roles included Executive GM Technology, Safety and Services, Executive GM Electric Arc Furnaces & Technology, Executive GM Project Magnet and Executive GM Whyalla.
Steve Hamer - Chief executive Australian distribution
Age 55. Mr Hamer was appointed Chief Executive Distribution in February 2009 and has spent his career in the Australian steel industry in a range of technical, functional and business management positions. In his previous role, Steve was Executive General Manager for Steel-in-Concrete. In 2011, Steve became a Director of Steel and Tube, New Zealand.
Geoff Feurtado - Chief executive Recycling
Age 39. Mr Feurtado joined Arrium in 2002. Geoff has held various Commercial and General Management positions across the Manufacturing and Distribution businesses, prior to his appointment to the Chief Executive Recycling position in 2011. Before joining Arrium, Geoff established his commercial background having worked in the airline industry and Price Waterhouse.
Bill Gately - Executive General Manager Human Resources and Occupational Health, Safety & Environment
Age 51. Mr Gately has been in this role since Arrium was publicly listed in 2000. Bill joined Arrium from BHP where he had worked since 1979 in a range of human resource and employee relations positions. During that period, he worked for BHP Minerals and in the Newcastle and Port Kembla Steel operations where he played a key role in significant change and business improvement initiatives.
Naomi James - Chief Legal Officer
Age 34. Ms James joined Arrium in 2005 and has responsibility for legal and company secretarial matters and for Arrium’s mergers and acquisitions activity at a group level. Prior to joining Arrium, Naomi worked in private practice at law firms in Australia and the UK, specialising in public and private M&A and capital markets transactions, including four years with international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.