Our Board

 

graham duff

Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Graham Duff has vast experience as Chairman of many boards. His previous roles include Chairman and Managing Director of John Holland Holdings Ltd, and Chairman of North Melbourne Football Club and Racing Victoria. Among others, Mr. Duff also served as Independent Chairman of Host Plus Superannuation and Chairman of the Construction Sector for two Federal Government Trade Missions to China and the first Trade Mission from Australia to Vietnam.

He has more than 40 years of experience as a developer and major contractor throughout Australia and internationally. In addition, he has an extensive network of contacts in the business world, including China. 

He was awarded Member of the Order of Australia (“AM”­­­) in 2003.

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matt bailey

Non-Executive Director

Matthew Bailey has more than 20 years of sales, marketing and brand building experience. Appointed the CEO of The Bailey Group at 26, he developed it into a $50 million business.

The company provided sales and marketing advice to Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) suppliers and developing brands that included The Natural Confectionery Company, Sakata rice crackers and launching Ocean Spray and V energy drink into the Australian market. 

Mr. Bailey sold the business in 2004 and later re-entered the FMCG industry when he formed The Bailey Boys. 

 

hong wang

Non-Executive Director

Hong Wang manages a number of enterprises in China and has extensive experience in marketing and management.  He set up his first company in 1996 and he has more than 20 years of experience in business operations management and marketing.  He has extensive knowledge in dealing with the Chinese market.  

Mr. Wang is the General Manager of Shandong Co., Ltd, a new digital technology company, which is the core distributor and largest dealer of German SIEMENS in the north China area.  

In addition to his management roles, Mr. Wang specializes in high-end building materials.  He is responsible for the management of Jinan Saite Metal Doors and Windows Company, which is the core agent of German KOMMERLING in the Shandong Province.  

Mr. Wang has strong relationships with many other large state-owned and private enterprises in other industries.

MINNA (NORMAN) RONG

Non-Executive Director

Norman Rong is Managing Director of Shenzhen Youngheng Biotechnology Co., Ltd, FOD’s largest shareholder, and is based in Melbourne.

In this role, Mr. Rong has built one of the largest distributors of Australian food and health products to the Chinese market and overseen the marketing of these products into China via cross border, online and offline channels. He is a leader in marketing products using Daigou, the commerce channel used by many leading Australian food manufacturers to sell products into China, and has developed a large database of Daigou shoppers.

Mr. Rong holds a Master of Medical Science degree from the University of Western Australia. He has extensive knowledge of the Chinese healthcare industry and the use of Chinese Medicine, and has extensive experience in international trade, import and export logistics, and medicinal and health products.

 

Senior Management

BILL NIKOLOVSKI

Chief Executive Officer

Bill Nikolovski is a qualified engineer and has, over the past 20 years, held senior leadership roles in a number of Australian and international businesses in market research, clean technologies, automotive, information technology, telecommunications and consumer goods industries. 

Mr Nikolovski has been responsible for strategy and planning, business development, marketing, product development, acquisitions and divestments, and operational management in companies ranging from Ipsos (as Managing Director of Australia and COO of the Asia-Pacific), through to NCS Pearson Australia, Australian Electronic Manufacturing Services, Cleantech Ventures, Metaca Corporation, Leigh Mardon and Pilkington Automotive.