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Bega Cheese Limited (BGA.XA)

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Bega Cheese Limited

23-45 Ridge Street
North Bega
Bega, NSW 2550
61 2 6491 7777

Full-time employees3,900

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Barry Irvin A.M.Executive Chairman777.89kN/AN/A
Mr. Pete FindlayCOO & CEO966.05kN/AN/A
Mr. Gunther G. BurghardtChief Financial Officer672.84kN/AN/A
Jacqueline ScarlettGroup General CounselN/AN/AN/A
Mr. David McKinnonExecutive General Manager of Human ResourcesN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Brett Kelly F.C.A., GAICDCompany SecretaryN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2023, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in AUD.


Bega Cheese Limited receives, processes, manufactures, and distributes dairy and other food-related products in Australia. The company operates in two segments, Branded and Bulk. The Branded segment manufactures value added consumer products for owned and externally owned brands. The Bulk segment manufactures bulk dairy ingredients, nutritional, and bio nutrient products. It offers natural, processed, and kids snacking cheese; butter and cream cheese products under the Farmer's Table brand name; dips, mayonnaise, and dressings under the ZoOSh brand name; and spreads under the Simply Nuts, B honey, Bega peanut butter, and VEGEMITE brands. The company also develops and supplies bio nutrient ingredients for the health and nutrition markets. In addition, it operates as a contract packer of natural cheddar and processed cheddar cheese products for corporations; and is involved in contract packaging for private proprietary brands, supermarket house brands, and QSR raw material inputs, as well as products for other dairy companies into their brands. It also exports its products to approximately 40 countries across the Middle East, Southeast Asia, North Asia, Central and South America, and the Pacific Islands. The company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Bega, Australia.

Corporate governance

Bega Cheese Limited’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 July 2024 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 4; Board: 8; Shareholder rights: 7; Compensation: 2.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.