Olive farming and the production and marketing of extra virgin olive oil in Australia and the USA.
|Head Office||Lara VIC|
|Registry||Link Market Service Limited|
|CEO||Samuel (Sam) Beaton, Leandro Ravetti|
|Chair Person||Robert McGavin|
|GICS Industry||Food, Beverage & Tobacco|
|Sub Industry||Packaged Foods & Meats|
|Market Cap||$628 m|
|Shares on Issue||414 m|
|52 Week H/L|
Directors and Management
Professor Jonathan West
Non-Executive Director 24/10/2008
Prof West has founded the Australian Innovation Research Centre. Prior to that role, Professor West spent 18 years at Harvard University, where he was Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Business Administration. Jonathan has served as consultant to, and a Board member of, corporations around the world and as an adviser to several governments, particularly in the fields of agribusiness, innovation policy, and economic development. He currently serves as Chairman of ASX-listed Hexima Limited, a medical biotechnology company; Chairman of the ASX-listed Gowing Brothers Investment Fund; Board member of Hydralyte, a dehydration-therapy provider; and Board member of the Three Valleys Food Company in Tasmania. He is also a member of the Risk Committee of CBO.
BA(Eco, Hist & Philosophy Sci), MEco,PhD(Ancient G Male
Mr Paul Charles Riordan
Non-Executive Director 06/07/2005
Mr Riordan has experience in the olive industry having worked in the industry since 1996 and is a co-founder of Cobram Estate Olives. Paul was a Non-Executive Director of Select Harvests Limited from October 2012 until June 2018 when he moved to the USA.
Diploma(Farm Mngt) Male
Mr Robert Douglas McGavin
Non-Executive Chairman,Non-Executive Director 06/07/2005
Mr McGavin is a co-founder of Cobram Estate Olives and has experience in the agribusiness sector. He is directly involved in a large-scale vineyard in South Australia, a grazing operation in Western Queensland, a cropping and grazing operation in Southwest Victoria. Rob is also a board member of Marcus Oldham Agricultural College. Rob was the Executive Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the CBO until 20 April 2021. He is a member of the Risk Committee of CBO.
Mr Samuel (Sam) James Beaton
Joint Chief Executive Officer,Executive Director 15/01/2015
Mr Beaton has over 21 years' experience in commercial, corporate and finance roles. Sam began his career with KPMG, since then has held senior management roles. Sam has an experience in financial modelling and analysis, management of corporate debt, capital raisings, business planning and execution and strategy.Formerly he has held the role of Chief Financial Officer, Company Secretary and Chief Operating Officer of CBO.
BCom(Fin&Acc),BSc(Industrial Organinc Chem),CA Chartered Accountant Male
Mr Leandro Martin Ravetti
Joint Chief Executive Officer,Executive Director 06/07/2005
Mr Ravetti has worked for the National Institute of Agricultural Technology in olive production research from 1995 until he moved to Australia in 2001 to join Cobram Estate Olives. Leandro has studied and worked as an invited researcher at the Olive Growing Research Institute of Perugia, Italy and at different Governmental Olive Institutes in Andalusia, Spain. Leandro was an alternate director of the Australian Olive Association between 2009 and 2012 and was the drafting executive for the new Australian Standard for Olive Oil (AS 5264-2011). Leandro has also received a meritorious lifetime award from the Australian Olive Association for his outstanding contribution to the Australian olive industry and he was also the recipient of an award in the Master Milling/Chemical Engineering Category in the inaugural "Health & Food, Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards" announced in Spain in 2017. Formerly he has held the role of Technical Director of CBO.
BE(Agriculture),PostGrad(Olive growing & Olive oil Male
Ms Joanna Mary Ruth Masotti (nee McMillan)
Non-Executive Director 21/05/2021
Ms Masotti has spent the last 22 years living in Australia where she has worked as health and wellbeing experts. She is Adjunct Senior Research Fellow with La Trobe University and guest lecturer at The University of Sydney. A regular on television, Joanna has presented on the Today Show for over 15 years, is a host on ABC's science show Catalyst, and is a regular on radio and in print media. Joanna is a TEDx and international keynote speaker and has authored eight books including her latest The Feel-Good Family Food Plan and her first Audible Original, Gutfull, What to Eat for a Happy Gut. Joanna has provided consultancy services from time to time to Cobram Estate Olives since 2015 and the Australian olive industry since 2013. Joanna has been a member of the CBO's scientific committee since 2018.
PhD(Nutrition Scientist),FASLM, Dietitian Female
Mr Craig Peter Ball
Non-Executive Director 24/09/2005
Mr Ball is an Executive Director of financial services firm Taylor Collison and is responsible for corporate finance in equity capital markets. He became a director of Taylor Collison in 1992 and has experience in the Australian equity capital markets. He worked for a decade with Chartered Accounting firms before joining the stockbroking industry in 1987. Craig has been working with Cobram Estate Olives since 1998. Craig is a member of the Risk Committee of CBO.
Mr Timothy Arthur Jonas
Non-Executive Director 24/09/2005
Mr Jonas is a former Managing Partner and National Chairman of Pitcher Partners, a national association of independent accounting firms across Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Newcastle and Hunter, Perth, and Sydney. Tim grew up on lemon orchard and was involved in his family business in fruit and vegetables. Tim holds several directorships and provides business advice to a range of businesses particularly in the agribusiness sector. Tim is currently the Chairman of Yarra Valley Caviar Pty Ltd (fish farms and caviar production); Chairman of Daniel Roberson Pty Ltd (property holdings); and Director and Treasurer of Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Heritage Centre Ltd (Longreach, Queensland). Tim was formerly a Director of Silvan Australia Pty Ltd, and a Director and Treasurer of Essendon AFL Football Club Ltd. He currently chairs the Risk Committee of CBO.
Top 20 Shareholders
|2.||McGavin Investments Pty Ltd <McGavin Vineyard A/C>||17,673,984||4.56|
|3.||Woobinda Nominees Pty Ltd <The Woobinda Family A/C>||16,916,580||4.37|
|4.||Bell Potter Nominees Ltd <BB Nominees A/C>||13,655,100||3.52|
|5.||RD & KA McGavin Pty Ltd As Trustee for the RD & KA McGavin Superannuation Fund||12,461,538||3.22|
|6.||Gowing Bros Limited||10,470,774||2.70|
|7.||Tropico Pty Ltd <Philip Myer Family A/C>||10,058,646||2.60|
|9.||Ravetti Investments Pty Ltd <The Ravetti Family A/C>||9,600,000||2.48|
|10.||H & M Associates||8,678,760||2.24|
|11.||P & F Riordan Investments Pty Ltd as trustee for P&F Riordan Family Trust||8,494,500||2.19|
|12.||Bool Investments Pty Ltd||7,837,170||2.02|
|13.||The Good Oil Investments Co Pty Ltd <The Good Oil Investments Trust No A/C>||7,416,870||1.91|
|14.||Andrew M C Cameron & Debbie M Cameron <Cameron Super A/C>||6,053,298||1.56|
|15.||S Beaton Investments Pty Ltd <The Beaton Family A/C>||6,000,000||1.55|
|16.||Neville J Bertalli||5,649,210||1.46|
|17.||Mr Neil James Richmond & Mrs Elizabeth Amelia Richmond <Rosegrange Super Fund A/C>||5,030,856||1.30|
|18.||Amenduni Nicola Spa||4,565,406||1.18|
|19.||Mrs Helen Hinckfuss||3,876,954||1.00|
|20.||Mr Jonathan West & Mrs Susan West <J & S West Super Fund A/C>||3,600,000||0.93|