CEO, Managing Director, Executive Director
Mr. Michael Anthony Clarke serves as a Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and Executive Director of Treasury Wine Estates Ltd., effective March 31, 2014. He has held senior executive roles at Kraft Foods, where he was President of the Companys European business and sat on the global operating board, The CocaCola Company and Reebok International. He was Chief Executive Officer of the UK publicly listed company Premier Foods Plc, where he led a significant turnaround of the business. In addition to his role with Treasury Wine Estates, Mr Clarke is currently a nonexecutive director of Quiksilver Inc.
Age: 50 CEO Since 2014Clarke joins TWE with over 20 years? senior leadership experience, and a track record at some of the world?s iconic consumer goods companies. At Kraft Foods he was President of its European business and sat on Kraft?s global operating board. At The CocaCola Company, where he spent over twelve years, Mr. Clarke held a number of senior executive roles, including running the Northwest Europe & Nordics business unit. He also led CocaCola?s South Pacific & Korea business unit for 5 years, during which time he was based in Sydney. Most recently he was CEO of the UK publicly listed Premier Foods Plc, based in London, where he led a turnaround of that company. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Capetown.