Cheetham Salt is the largest manufacturer of Australian solar salt products and offers reliable high quality salt for the food and industrial markets.

About Executive Management

Andrew Speed
BSc MBA

Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Speed joined Ridley as National Sales & Marketing Manager for Cheetham Salt in July 2007, and was appointed General Manager Cheetham Salt in June 2008. Prior to joining Cheetham Salt, Andrew worked for Orica Limited in a range of National Sales and Product Management roles. Andrew has extensive experience in the food, pharmaceutical, personal care and industrial sectors.


Kathryn Munro
BBS MBA MIB CPA

General Manager – Finance
Kathryn Joined Cheetham Salt Limited in December 2013 after spending 4 years with McCormick Foods Australia as Finance Director. Prior to McCormick, Kathryn worked in the US and Europe in Executive roles for CSL Behring, a subsidiary of Australian Biopharmaceutical company CSL Limited. Aside from Finance and Accounting roles Kathryn’s experience includes senior roles in Global Supply Chain, Sales and Operations Planning, Business Integration and Process Improvement.


Peter Newton
B.Agr.Sc, MBA

General Manager – Sales & Marketing
Appointed in June 2011, Peter has held various positions including Key Account Manager, National Production Manager and GM - Production at Cheetham Salt.  Prior to joining Cheetham Peter worked in the animal feed industry for CopRice and Riverina Australia and has extensive experience across site operations, export development, sales and marketing, and technical services. 


Sarah Dalziel
BEco, DipEd, MBA

General Manager Human Resources and Safety
Sarah joined Cheetham Salt in March 2014 after working almost 2 years as Group HR Manager at Ridley where her responsibilities included Human Resources for Cheetham Salt.  Sarah has previously worked at Bluescope Steel and Orica Limited, where she held senior HR positions as well as safety leadership and commercial roles.


Colin Hay

General Manager Operations
Appointed in January 2017, Colin previously was the Site Manager of Bajool Queensland and held this position for over 5 years. Raised in Zimbabwe, Colin brings extensive operational and site management experience having worked in the logistics and tobacco industry prior to moving to Australia.  More recently Colin has worked in the processing industry for Baiada, Bartter-Steggles and Ridley Corporation.


Arthur Tanudaja (Mech.Engineer)

President Director PT Cheetham Garam Indonesia
Arthur Tanudjaja joined PT Cheetham Garam Indonesia, a subsidiary company of Cheetham salt, in July 2000 and was appointed President Director in July 2003. Prior to joining PT Cheetham Garam Indonesia, Arthur was Director of PT Commonwealth Steel Indonesia, a subsidiary of Smorgon Steel Australia, and has practiced as a Mechanical Engineer. Arthur has extensive experience in establishing successful new investments in Indonesia.
 

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