Directors

Blaxland Wine Group Australian vineyard at sunset

Neil MacKenzie
Executive Chairman

Neil is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years wine industry experience in senior roles. Neil was Chief Executive Officer of ASX listed Simeon Wines from 1994 to 2003, prior to its merger with Brian McGuigan Wines. More recently he was the Chief Executive Officer of Warburn Estate from 2007 until 2011, with a specific focus on their extensive sales relationship with major supermarkets.

Ron Collins
Executive Director

Ron has a long and varied history in sales and marketing and product development. He was responsible for the financing, establishment and development of all the vineyards. With a strong background in financial consulting, he has many years’ experience in merchant banking (Macquarie) and investment companies. Ron is now responsible for all Technical Viticultural matters.

Key Personnel

Craig Thomas
Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

Craig is a qualified Chartered Accountant responsible for all group accounting and administration functions. His duties now include business development and wine sales, using his 10 years’ experience at Australian Vintage Limited as Export Manager where he was responsible for global sales of $150 million.

In the past year he has been instrumental in securing key listings for Blaxland group brands in USA, UK, China, Woolworth’s, Get Wines Direct and many independent retailers in Australia.