Bega Cheese announced the appointment of Pete Findlay as Chief Operating Officer having responsibility for the branded business segment. Pete joined Bega in November 2019 as Chief Financial Officer and is a member of the senior executive team. Pete has over 20 years' experience in professional services and senior finance and operational roles in private and publicly owned businesses.

He has held several senior CFO roles in a variety of industries including manufacturing, retail, information technology and distribution. Following the acquisition of the Lion Dairy and Drinks business in January 2021, in addition to his responsibilities as CFO, Pete has been directly responsible for managing the Bega cold chain network. Recruitment of a Chief Financial Officer has commenced.

Pete will commence the Chief Operating Officer role following the announcement of the 2022 Annual Report and support the transition of the new Chief Financial Officer.