Mr Peter Cumins
Executive Deputy Chairman,Executive Director 26/04/1995
Mr Cumins joined the Company in August 1990 as Finance and Administration Manager when the Company had 23 stores, becoming General Manager in March 1992. He became Managing Director in April 1995. Mr Cumins moved from this role to the role of Executive Deputy Chairman on 23 January 2017. Mr Cumins has overseen the major growth in the number of franchisees in Australia as well as the international development of the Cash Converters franchise system. His experience in the management of large organisations has included senior executive positions in the government health sector, specifically with the Fremantle Hospital Group, where he was Finance and Human Resources Manager.
Ms Julie Elliott
Non-Executive Director 14/04/2020
Ms Elliott has over 30 years experience in both executive and director roles across banking, financial services and government. Her previous positions include Chief Executive Officer at Bank of Sydney, Chair of State Trustees Limited and senior management roles with major banks. In addition to various advisory and consulting roles, Ms Elliott is currently a Director and Chair of the governance and remuneration committee at P&N Bank, and a Director of Asia Pacific Capital Ltd and Grow Finance Limited (formerly Australian Invoice Finance Limited). Ms Elliott is the Chair of the Company's Governance committee, and a member of the Risk Committee.
FAICD, MAICD, FCA, FCANZ&A, FFINSIA Female
Mr Sam William Budiselik
Chief Executive Officer,Managing Director 26/02/2020
Mr Budiselik was appointed Chief Executive Officer in February 2020 after serving as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and interim-CEO. Before joining Cash Converters he was COO at stockbroking and wealth management firm Paterson's Securities, in addition to holding a number of Director positions across franchise, consulting and commercial drone businesses. Mr Budiselik has spent a total of 12 years abroad during his career working for investment banks UBS and Barclays Capital in London, New York and Singapore before returning to Australia.
Mr Lachlan (Lachie) P Given
Non-Executive Director 22/08/2014
Mr Given held the role of Executive Chairman of EZCORP Inc and is now Head of M&A and Funding. He is also a Director of The Farm Journal Corporation and CANSTAR Pty Ltd. Mr Given began his career working in the investment banking and equity capital markets divisions of Merrill Lynch in Hong Kong and Sydney where he specialised in the origination and execution of a variety of M&A, equity and equity-linked and fixed income transactions.
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Mr Robert Anthony Hines
Non-Executive Director 14/04/2020
Mr Hines brings over 30 years experience in banking and finance services, agriculture and energy sectors with senior executive roles focusing on finance, retail and operations. Mr Hines retired from his executive role as Chief Operating Officer at Queensland Sugar Limited (QSL) at the end of October 2020. Mr Hines joined QSL in 2013 as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining QSL, Mr Hines was a Director, CFO Advisory at KPMG and he held Chief Financial Officer roles with several leading Queensland companies including, Bank of Queensland Limited, Suncorp Group Limited and Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC). He brings operational and financial expertise to the Board. Mr Hines is the Chair of the Company's Risk Committee, and a member of the Governance Committee
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Mr Henry David Shiner
Non-Executive Director 01/07/2021
Mr Shiner has accumulated experience over many years of Senior Executive Management and Strategic positions he has held, including more recently in the Quick Service Restaurant industry, where he held the positions of Vice President, Chief Information Officer of McDonald's APAC and then as Vice President Global Financial Transformation - IT, at McDonald's Corporation. Henry has held Non-Executive Director roles on the National Board of Ronald McDonald Charities, Craveable Brands, DragonTail Systems, NoahFace, Guroo Producer, Slikr and Advisory Board roles with numerous other companies. Prior to McDonald's, Henry held Senior Executive positions in Norske Skog, Fletcher Challenge Paper, Honeywell Ltd and AGL. His experience across these markets have included leading Strategic Planning, Technology Strategy and Development, Franchising, Cyber Security, Manufacturing operations and Governance and Quality Management.
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Mr Jason Kulas
Non-Executive Chairman,Non-Executive Director 28/08/2020
Mr Kulas has over 25 years experience across banking and financial sectors. Mr Kulas joined EZCORP Inc. as President and Chief Financial Officer in February 2020 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer of that company in July 2020. He has held a variety of other executive-level finance and operations positions, most recently with Santander Consumer USA Inc., a NYSE listed full-service consumer finance company, where he served in a series of roles including Chief Executive Officer, President, Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Board from 2007 to 2017. Between 1995 - 2007 Mr Kulas was an investment banker with JP Morgan in a series of roles culminating in the role of Managing Director at JPMorgan Securities.