About Shriro

Shriro is a leading Kitchen Appliances and Consumer Products marketing and distribution group operating in Australia and New Zealand. The Group markets and distributes an extensive range of products under company-owned brands (including Omega, Robinhood, Everdure and Omega Altise), and third-party brands (such as Casio and Pioneer) in Australia and New Zealand. Shriro employs approximately 265 FTE employees, including around 100 sales and marketing staff in Australia and New Zealand. Shriro also has an additional 8 team members based in China, focusing on product sourcing, quality control and procurement.

The Group has five company-operated distribution centres and two third-party logistic (3PL) distribution centres. Shriro also has over 1,000 in-store displays in Retailer stores across Australia.The Group’s head office and main showroom is located in Chatswood, New South Wales.

History

Shriro has a trading history spanning more than 32 years and has a long association with the Casio brand, having distributed Casio’s products in Australia since 1982. Since 2001, Shriro has implemented a growth strategy focused on selective brand acquisitions and new product development and innovation, starting with the acquisition of Everdure in that year. In 2010, Shriro acquired Monaco Corporation which expanded the Group into New Zealand.

In 2011, Shriro acquired Hagemeyer Brands, the distributor and marketer of home appliance and lifestyle brands such as Omega and Omega Altise. In 2013 the Group acquired Robinhood.

Board of Directors

Abigail Cheadle

Chair

Member of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee

Member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee

  • Abigail Cheadle was appointed to the Board of Shriro Holdings Limited in June 2020.
  • Abigail Cheadle is a Chartered Accountant with more than 30 years of experience working across Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Australia. During this time, she led professional services practices for EY, Deloitte, Kroll and KordaMentha, focusing on corporate turnaround and risk management. Abigail advised and helped grow many listed companies, notably, while advising the Indonesian-listed consumer finance company, BFI Finance Indonesia, its market capitalisation grew tenfold.
  • Abigail concurrently also serves as a non-executive director of LGI Ltd and Novatti Limited (ASX: NOV). Previous non-executive director positions were also held at ASX-listed companies: Isentia (ASX: ISD), SurfStitch (ASX: SRF) and QANTM Intellectual Property Limited (ASX: QIP).
  • Abigail is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from Queensland University of Technology.

Tim Hargreaves

Chief Executive Officer

  • Mr Hargreaves was appointed CEO of Shriro Australia and Monaco Corporation 1 January 2018.
  • Mr Hargreaves was appointed General Manager of Casio Division in June 2001 and Divisional Manager of CASIO Office products for 8 years from 1990 – 1998, before leaving to join Canon Australasia as head of retail operations.
  • Mr Hargreaves rejoined Shriro as General Manager overseeing all CASIO divisions (Office Products, Timepiece, Electronic Musical Instruments, Data Projectors, Electronic Cash Registers and Digital Cameras).
  • With the acquisition of Robinhood brands in September 2013, Mr Hargreaves was appointed General Manager of Robinhood, whilst retaining management of the CASIO division.

John Murphy

Non-Executive Director

Chair of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee

Member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee

  • John Murphy was appointed to the Board of Shiriro Holdings Limited in May 2022.
  • John is also currently the non-executive Chair of Alloggio Limited and a non-executive Director of Ariadne. John was a partner at Arthur Andersen, and the founder and managing director of private equity funds including Investec Wentworth Private Equity Limited and Adexum Capital limited. John was previously a director on the following ASX boards: Southcorp Limited, Specialty Fashion Group Limited, Vocus Communications Limited, Gale Pacific Limited, Redflex Limited, Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Limited, and Vita Group Limited.

Brian Bunker

Non-Executive Director

Member of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee

Chair of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee

  • Brian Bunker was appointed to the Board of Shriro Holdings Limited in April 2022.
  • Brian is currently Managing Director of Riverside, Asia and joined in 2008. He established the Asia Strategy Group in Hong Kong which helps portfolio companies penetrate Asian markets. He also sits on a number of portfolio company boards. Prior to joining Riverside, Brian spent five years at Danaher serving in various senior executive positions providing strategic direction and business development of 22 companies, 7,300 associates and 17 plants throughout China as well as managing companies in Australia and Singapore. Brian also held senior executive positions at a number of leading Multinational corporations including Fortune Brands, Diageo and Matra- Hachette. Prior to his business career Brian was a professional officer in the British Army serving in the Brigade of Gurkhas.
  • Brian earned a BA (Hons) in Modern Languages, from King’s College, University of London and speaks Chinese, French, Italian, Nepali and Spanish. He was commissioned from the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst and is a U.K. Chartered Director.



SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM

Tim Hargreaves

Chief Executive Officer

Shane Booth

Chief Financial Officer

PAT LEE

Managing Director Monaco Corporation

Anthony Hill

General Manager - Housewares

Piers Halleen

General Manager - Casio Australia

BRAD STREET

General Manager - Sales & Marketing Shriro Appliance Group

Maheshni Schache

Chief Information Officer

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