SIMON TAYLOR

GM Manufacturing, SPC

Simon is married to Lidia with 2 adult sons, Joshua and Daniel, and two dogs. His hobbies include fishing, gardening, travel, fine food and wine, time with family and friends.

Simon started his career working in the electrical field before moving to front line supervision and then middle management. In his early 30’s, he was promoted through to more senior roles and commenced the journey of value adding for major business units around the country.

Now aged 50 and with more than 30 years' FMCG experience across Australia and New Zealand, Simon is a leader who understands the benefits of mentoring great people to achieve superior results.

Simon has completed Majors in Manufacturing Management, Industrial Electronics and Lean Manufacturing with additional qualifications achieved in: • OH&S • Total Quality Management • Trade Development • General Management • Change Management • Industrial Relations • World Class Manufacturing.

His past employers include: • Murray Goulburn • Lion Nathan / National Foods • Pepsico / Smith Snack Foods • KR Castlemaine • Golden Circle • Goodman Fielder / Steggles / Uncle Toby’s • Unilever • AW Allen / Nestlé.

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