Executive Team

Paul Thompson

Paul Thompson

Managing Director and CEO

Appointed as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (MD) of Select Harvests Limited on 9 July 2012. Paul has over 30 years of management experience. Formerly President of SCA Australasia, part of the SCA Group, one of the world’s largest personal care and tissue products manufacturers. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has formerly held positions as a Director of the Food and Grocery Council and councillor in the Australian Industry Group.

Bradley Crump

Bradley Crump

CFO and Company Secretary

Brad joined Select Harvests as Chief Financial Officer on 20 November 2017 and was appointed Company Secretary on 7 August 2018. He is a Certified Practising Accountant and has over 15 years experience in senior financial management. Most recently he has been the CFO of Redflex Limited and previously gained extensive experience in agribusiness as CFO of Landmark (Australia’s largest rural services provider) and senior roles within AWB Limited. He brings extensive agribusiness, agri services and related capital management experience to the role.

Peter Ross

General Manager Performance, Improvement and Sustainability

Peter joined Select Harvests in 1999. He has held the positions of Plant Manager, Project Manager and General Manager for the Processing area of the Almond Division, General Manager Horticulture, General Manager Almond Operations and was appointed General Manager Performance, Improvement and Sustainability in August 2021. Prior to joining Select Harvests, Peter ran his own maintenance and fabrication business servicing agriculture, mining and heavy industry.

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Ben Brown

General Manager Horticulture

Ben joined Select Harvests in 2014. Ben held the position of Project and Technical Manager of the Horticultural Division, before being appointed General Manager Horticulture in April 2018. Ben is an Applied Science graduate with Honours in Soil Science and has 20 years experience across perennial irrigated horticulture with expertise in: orchard development; production horticulture; development of detailed RD&E strategies; and extension and technology transfer of best practice. Prior to joining Select Harvests, Ben was the Industry Development Manager at the Almond Board of Australia and an irrigation and soil agronomist.

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Suzanne Douglas

General Manager Consumer

Suzanne joined Select Harvests in April 2019. Suzanne is a highly experienced, successful and senior manager who has extensive experience in both the Australian and international Fast-Moving Consumer Goods Industry. Before joining Select Harvests, Suzanne has led HJ Heinz Australia, and held senior management roles at Devondale Murray Goulburn and McPherson’s Consumer Products.

Nicole Feder

General Manager, People Safety & Culture

Nicole joined Select Harvests in January 2021. Nicole is a highly experienced and HR Leader and Organisational Psychologist with a track record of helping businesses achieve success and sustainable growth by developing capable, diverse and engaged workforces. Nicole has worked across a range of diverse business sectors including: PriceWaterhouse Coopers, Carlton & United Breweries, Amcor, Toll Group and Mayne Nickless. Most recently, Nicole held the role of GM Human Resources for Database Consultants Australia. She is a Member of the Australian Human Resources Institute and a Member of the Australian Psychological Society.

Dan Wilson

General Manager Almond Operations

Dan joined Select Harvests in 2017. He has held the positions of H2E Cogen Manager, Operations Manager - Mechanical Engineering, and was appointed General Manager of Almond Operations in July 2021. Before joining Select Harvests, Dan was the Plant Manager for the BOC bulk gas division in the Northern Territory and brings with him extensive knowledge in production, processing and operations.