Board of Directors

Timothy Boyd Crommelin

Timothy Boyd Crommelin
BCom, FSIA, FSLE, MSAFAA
Chairman of the Board, Member of Audit, Risk & Remuneration Committee
  • Independent, non-executive Director since February 2011.
  • Chairman of Morgans Holdings (Australia) Limited
  • Director of Senex Energy Ltd (appointed October 2010).
  • Member of the University of Queensland Senate.
  • Director, Australian Cancer Research Foundation.
  • Director, Morgans Foundation
  • Directory Abney Hotels Ltd.
  • Former Deputy Chairman of Queensland Gas Company Ltd and CS Energy Ltd.
  • Broad knowledge of corporate finance, risk management and acquisitions and over 40 years’ experience in the stockbroking and property industry.

Martin Andrew Ward

Martin Andrew Ward
BSc (Hons), FAICD
Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer
  • Managing Director since March 2006.
  • Chief Executive Officer since January 2006, having joined the company in July 2005.
  • Director of Australian Automotive Dealer Association Limited (appointed January 2014).
  • Formerly the Chief Executive Officer of Ford Motor Company’s Sydney Retail Joint Venture.

Nicholas George Politis

Nicholas George Politis
BCom
Director
  • Non-executive Director since May 2000.
  • Motor vehicle dealer
  • Executive Chairman of WFM Motors Pty Ltd, A.P. Eagers Limited’s largest shareholder, and Director of a substantial number of other proprietary limited companies.

Daniel Thomas Ryan

Daniel Thomas Ryan
BEc, MBus, FAICD
Director
  • Non-executive Director since January 2010.
  • Director and Chief Executive Officer of WFM Motors Pty Ltd, A.P. Eagers Limited’s largest shareholder, and Director of a substantial number of other proprietary limited companies.
  • Significant management experience in automotive, transport, manufacturing and retail industries.

David Arthur Cowper

David Arthur Cowper
BCom, FCA
Director, Chairman of Audit, Risk & Remuneration Committee
  • Independent, non-executive Director since July 2012.
  • Chartered accountant, with more than 35 years in the profession.
  • Former partner of Horwath Chartered Accountants and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, specialising in the provision of audit, financial and taxation services to public and large private companies in the motor industry.
  • Substantial industry knowledge, having been chairman of Horwath’s motor industry specialisation unit for six years.

Marcus John Birrell

Marcus John Birrell
Director
  • Director since July 2016.
  • Director of Australian Automotive Dealer Association Limited.
  • 38 years automotive experience at manufacturer, financier and retail level.
  • Formerly the Chairman of Birrell Motors Group for 21 years until the business was acquired by A.P. Eagers Limited in March 2016.

Sophie Alexandra Moore

Sophie Alexandra Moore
BBus, CA, FFin
Director, Chief Financial Officer
  • Executive Director since March 2017.
  • Chief Financial Officer since August 2015.
  • Chartered accountant, having previously held senior finance roles with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Flight Centre Travel Group Limited.
  • In her executive capacity as Chief Financial Officer, Sophie is responsible for the group’s accounting, taxation, internal audit and treasury functions.