Corporate Directory

Directors

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Geoffrey Lewis

Chairman

Geoff Lewis has over 20 years’ experience in the global delivery of IT services and outsourcing. He established ASG Group Limited (formerly ASX listed, ASX: ASZ), an IT business solutions provider, in 1996 and was its Managing Director until it was acquired in late 2016 for $350 million by Japanese multinational IT services and consulting business Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. Geoff was appointed as a director on 10 September 2019.

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Ben Buckley

Managing Director

Ben Buckley was appointed as Managing Director of COSOL Limited in January 2020. His significant business experience includes over ten years with Nike where he was ultimately appointed as Marketing Director, and roles as Executive Director at Foxtel between 2013 and 2016, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director at Brava Sports & Entertainment since 2017, and Executive Director at BKD Executive Leaders since 2018. Ben is probably more well-known as a former Australian Rules footballer, former Chief Executive officer of Football Federation Australian and current Chairman of the North Melbourne Football Club.

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Stephen Johnston CA

Non-Executive Director

Stephen Johnston has significant international experience in investment, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and commercial management gained over 25 years in Australian industrial and investment organisations. Stephen was the managing director and founder shareholder of Schutz DSL Group, an industrial packaging group with operations in Australia and south east Asia, and was an independent non-executive director of ASG Group Limited (formerly ASX listed, ASX: ASZ), an IT business solutions provider, until it was acquired in late 2016 for $350 million by Japanese multinational IT services and consulting business Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. Stephen was appointed as a director on 10 September 2019.

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Grant Pestell LLB

Independent Non-Executive Director

Grant Pestell was a founding director and has been the managing director of Perth-based legal firm Murcia Pestell Hillard since 2000. He has extensive experience advising both listed and private companies, particularly in the ICT, energy and resources and mining services industries. Grant is regularly involved in and advises on complex commercial disputes, strategic contract negotiations, mergers and acquisitions, risk management and large-scale financing. Grant was an independent non-executive director of ASG Group Limited (formerly ASX listed, ASX: ASZ), an IT business solutions provider, until it was acquired in late 2016 for $350 million by Japanese multinational IT services and consulting business Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. Grant was appointed as a director on 7 August 2019.

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Gerald Strautins

Independent Non-Executive Director

Gerald Strautins has extensive executive, mergers and acquisitions, consulting, programme and business management experience, with particular strength in formulating, implementing and managing strategic managed service/outsourcing operations and transformation initiatives. Gerald’s strategic business consultancy and corporate management experience was gained through extensive work in Australia, Europe and Asia. He was the Executive – Strategy and M&A of ASG Group Limited (formerly ASX listed, ASX: ASZ), an IT business solutions provider, and was responsible for the strategic direction of the organisation, while also completing in excess of $500 million in mergers and acquisitions transactions. Gerald was appointed as a director on 4 October 2019.

Global Executive Management Team

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Ben Buckley

Managing Director

Ben Buckley was appointed as Managing Director of COSOL Limited in January 2020. His significant business experience includes over ten years with Nike where he was ultimately appointed as Marketing Director, and roles as Executive Director at Foxtel between 2013 and 2016, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director at Brava Sports & Entertainment since 2017, and Executive Director at BKD Executive Leaders since 2018. Ben is probably more well-known as a former Australian Rules footballer, former Chief Executive officer of Football Federation Australian and current Chairman of the North Melbourne Football Club.

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Andrew McVinish

Chief Financial Officer, COSOL Limited

Andrew has over 20 years’ experience in advising businesses on financial management, compliance and strategy having previously held a senior role at Findex, a mid-tier accountancy and wealth management firm. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Business degree and is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand.

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Scott McGowan

Chief Executive Officer, COSOL Group

Scott is the Chief Executive Officer of the COSOL Group and is a highly experienced executive manager with a demonstrated ability to lead diverse teams of professionals to new levels of success in highly competitive markets. Scott has over 20 years’ experience in both start-ups and global multinational corporations and possesses strong technical and business qualifications with an impressive track record in strategic planning, business unit development, project management, product development and system engineering strategies.

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Lisa Wynne

Company Secretary

Lisa Wynne has a Bachelor Business and is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia and a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Her experience includes over 15 years of board level experience across the commercial sector with a particular focus on the finance, accounting, corporate services, technology, and resources industries across ASX and TSX listed companies. Her background includes roles as a Non-Executive Director for Dempsey Minerals Limited responsible for strategic governance and operational planning, and as Director and Owner of Blue Horse Corporate and Sila Consulting.

COSOL Asia Pacific Executive Team

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Garry Tuckwell

Chief Operating Officer & Head of Asia Pacific

Garry has 30 years of experience in senior roles and brings a wealth of knowledge from a wide variety of service delivery, program management, consulting, strategic planning and senior executive positions that can add value in a variety of ways to many organisational and technological change programs. Garry has been at the intersection of many technology and digital disruptions that businesses have had to navigate their way through.

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Leo Quinn

GM, Sales

Leo joined COSOL in 2019 and is responsible for leading the sales team through acquiring new logos and working with our existing customers to optimise their business. Leo has over 35 years’ experience in senior sales roles at leading consulting and software companies including Hitachi ABB, Wipro, Oracle, GE Digital as well as more recently at Symantec. Leo is passionate about ensuring his team are driven to deliver tangible business outcomes – both internally and for our customers.

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David Rowcliff

GM, Capability

With over 30 years of telecommunications and information technology industry experience, David is a senior sales, technical and management executive. He has a proven track record of developing new and existing business, motivating a team as well as consistently exceeding targets. David has been responsible for the delivery and success of COSOL AP’s Managed Services and the development of capabilities in line with the needs of its clients.

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Fiona Parker

GM, People & Operations

Fiona is a senior human resources professional with 25 years’ experience across IT, digital, telecommunications and professional services industries. Fiona specialises in talent strategy, delivery and people performance with a particular focus on culture and engagement for fast growth companies. Over the past 10 years, Fiona has consulted to some of the largest and fastest growing digital technology companies across Australia, UK and the United States. Previous to this, Fiona worked for leading human resource and technology consulting firms within their change and transformation vertical building large complex project teams.

COSOL North America Executive Team

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Max Rogers

Chief Executive Office, COSOL North America

Max is the Chief Executive Officer of COSOL North America (COSOL NA) and has a long history of leading companies and teams specializing in serving asset-intensive industries. Max has almost three decades of experience and, for the last 18 years, served as CEO for AddOns, the most reliable and comprehensive provider of managed IT services focused on the unique challenges facing asset-intensive businesses. Max holds a bachelor’s of science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wyoming.

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Brad Holbrook

CFO

Brad is the CFO for COSOL NA responsible for driving cash flow and profitability, internal operations, and administrative leadership. Brad brings experience as a strategic finance leader in multiple entrepreneurial settings, Fortune 500 and big four consulting, across various industries. He holds an MBA in Finance and multiple certifications in Six Sigma, Lean, and strategy execution.

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Greg Delgaudio

CSO

Greg is the Chief Sales Officer responsible for all sales and strategic initiatives that drive revenue. Greg has more than two decades of experience, with the last five years at AddOns, providing solutions that simplify Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) environments. Greg holds a Business Management Degree and is a member of the Colorado, Arizona, and Nevada mining associations.

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Mary-Addison Chapman

Practice Manager, Professional Services

Mary-Addison is Practice Manager, Professional Services at COSOL NA, responsible for overseeing the project management office for COSOL NA projects. Mary-Addison has more than eight years of experience and holds a PMP certification, a BA in Communications from the University of Colorado, and certificates in Public Relations and Mediation.

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Ross Gallegos

Practice Manager, Technical Services

Ross is Practice Manager, Technical Services, responsible for resolving client issues, custom programming, system monitoring, system performance improvement, and creating custom interfaces and custom reporting solutions. Ross has more than 26 years of experience serving asset-intensive industries.