General Manager for Manufacturing, Asahi Beverages
Anna is the General Manager for Manufacturing for Asahi Beverages, which includes managing 10 factories across Australia and New Zealand and producing over 130million cases of beverages annually.
Anna has also worked for HJ Heinz and George Weston Foods in Manufacturing Operations and Continuous Improvement roles. Anna grew up in regional NSW, and obtained a Bachelor of Engineering (Manufacturing Systems) and a Bachelor of Information Technology from the Australian National University, and is currently studying her MBA through Melbourne Business School.
Anna is passionate about growing Australian Manufacturing, with a particular focus on Advanced Manufacturing, leadership and diversity and inclusion. In 2015, Anna was named Victorian Young Manufacturer of the Year, and is a committee member of a number of educational sector and government advisory groups.