Board of Directors

The Board has eleven non-executive Directors who are elected by the shareholders (Brismark Members) for a term of two years.  Nominations are called for from shareholders and elections take place annually prior to the Annual General Meeting.  The Secretary is appointed by the Board and may be a Brismark employee. The Secretary does not have to be a Director or a Member.

Brismark’s Current Board of Directors


Gary Lower

Chairman Gary Lower
J Allen Pty Ltd

Deputy Chairman (appointed) Mark Murphy
United Lettuce

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Director Alex Lazarou
Ross & Co

Troy Beaton

Director Troy Beaton
HE Heather & Co

Director Noel Greenhalgh
R W Pascoe Pty Ltd

Director Peter Tighe
JH Leavy & Co

Secretary Gail Woods

Director Mark Clarke
Favco Qld Pty Ltd

Hamish Montague

Director Hamish Montague
Montague Fresh (Qld) Pty Ltd

Paul O'Toole

Director Paul O’Toole
O’Toole Produce

Director Stephen Edwards
Murray Bros

Director Mark Moore
M&D Vegetable Specialists

Andrew Young

CEO Andrew Young


Brismark has formed committees to act in advisory capacity to the Brismark Board and have been appointed in accordance with Board Policies.

Credit Service Committee

The Credit Service Committee oversees the operation of the Brismark Credit Service and makes recommendations to the Board including changes to the Credit Service By-laws and Bad Debt Reserve payouts.

Junior Executive Committee

The Junior Executive Committee creates an opportunity to develop and mentor people interested in becoming a Board Director or aspire to be in senior leadership positions as well as providing a means to engage with younger stakeholders on industry and organisational issues.

Other Committees

Other Committees are appointed from time to time to assist addressing specific issues of importance to the Organisation.

Managers and staff

Brismark has a small dedicated team of approximately 20 who are dedicated and passionate about delivering services to support Brismark’s Members, the Board and associated businesses.

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Andrew Young
Chief Executive Officer

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Gail Woods
General Manager

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Angela Hird
Business Innovation Manager

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Brian Bower
Finance and ICT Manager


Lisa Dwyer
Business Service Manager