BOARD OF DIRECTORS
EXECUTIVE TEAM
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE POLICIES

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Steven Boland

Chief Executive Officer
, Acrow Group

Steven joined Acrow in 2013 and since then has served as its Chief Executive Officer. Steven was previously the CEO of the Melbourne Rebels Rugby Club and was responsible for the start-up phase of a Super Rugby professional sporting team. Previously, from 2004 to 2010, Steven served as the Global Executive Director (Recycling) of Visy Industries, and from 2002 to 2004, Steven was the Executive Director (Commercial Waste) of Veolia Environment UK.

Andrew Crowther

Chief Financial Officer
, Acrow Group

Andrew joined Acrow in 2019 as Chief Financial Officer. Andrew previously held senior finance positions predominantly in financial service companies including; Colonial First State, BT Financial Group, SFG Limited and most recently Thorn Group.

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Economics from Macquarie University and is a Chartered Accountant.

Robert Caporella

General Manager NSW

Retiring 31.10.21
, Acrow Group

Robert has been working with Acrow since 1994 and has played an integral role in the growth of the business. Robert is currently the General Manager of the NSW branch, having recently relocated from his role as general manager VIC.

At the end of October, Robert (Bob) will be venturing into a well-deserved retirement, after 27 years with Acrow. There will be a formal handover period to the newly appointed Mr. Peter Fehrenbach.

Peter Fehrenbach

General Manager NSW

, Acrow Group

Peter joined Acrow in September 2021 as General Manager NSW. He previously held positions that include National Operations Manager, National Supply Chain Manager and Regional Business Manager (NSW, Vic and SA) at Bullivants, as well as various Supply Chain leadership roles in the Australia Pacific region at Orica.

Peter has over 15 years management experience and holds an MBA from Australian Institute of Business (AIB).

Colin Fisher

General Manager TAS
, Acrow Group

Colin is the General Manager of our Tasmanian branches, having previously worked at Honeywell Business Solutions as a General Manager.

Prior to Honeywell Business Solutions he worked at Visy Industries as the General Manager, and as the National Operations Manager at Onyx UK Limited.

Bill Goodall

General Manager SA
, Acrow Group

Bill joined Acrow in 2016 and is currently the General Manager of Acrow South Australia, having recently been on assignment as General Manager in NSW. Bill has worked in management roles within the Formwork and Scaffolding industry over the last 12 years, successfully completing projects in SA, NT, WA and NSW.

Conan Godrich

General Manager WA
, Acrow Group

Conan brings a decade of experience with Acrow and is currently the General Manager for WA operations. His prior roles include Account Manager (Gnangara Operations) at Rinker Australia, and Sales and Customer Service at OneSteel Reinforcing.

Mr Godrich holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Murdoch University and a Degree in Project Management from Curtin University of Technology.

Jan Pienaar

General Manager QLD
, Acrow Group

Jan joined Acrow in December 2018 as General Manager in our Queensland branch. His previous roles include National Sales Manager at Doka Formwork Australia as well as General Manager – Formwork at Waco Kwikform.

Jan holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa and has over 10 years of management experience.

Brad Craven

General Manager VIC

, Acrow Group

Brad joined Acrow at the beginning of 2021 as General Manager Victoria, taking over from Bob Caporella. Brad previously held a position as General Manager Operations predominantly in the Major Construction, Civil and Infrastructure markets. Brad comes to Acrow with over 13 years’ experience in the hire industry.

Jeffrey Stewart

National Sales & Marketing Manager
, Acrow Group

Jeffrey joined Acrow in 2011 and is currently the National Sales and Marketing Manager. His prior roles include Regional Manager and director for Atlas Steels in New Zealand, National Market Development Manager at Atlas Specialty Metals, and Market Development Manager for Smorgon Steels Metals Distribution.

Matthew Caporella

Chief Operating Officer

, Acrow Group

Matthew joined Acrow in 2012 and is Chief Operating Officer for the business, having previously held the position of National Manager – Engineering.

Mr Caporella holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) and Bachelor of Business (Management) from the Queensland University of Technology. He is a Chartered Professional Engineer with the Institute of Engineers Australia and a Registered Professional Engineer Queensland.

Carl Roetger

National Procurement Manager
, Acrow Group

Carl joined Acrow in October 2019 as the National Procurement Manager.

He was previously Co-founder and Director of Uni-span Australia since 2001. Prior to this Carl was the Co-founder and Joint MD of Nuform Formwork and Scaffolding in South Africa. Carl holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Eddie McInulty

National Business Development Manager
, Acrow Group

Eddie joined Acrow in 2019 and brings 20-years of experience from both in the UK and Australia, specialising in the Civil Engineering and Infrastructure industry.

Previous roles include Managing Director of GHI Formwork Australia, National Sales Manager for Uni-span and prior Sales Management roles with Peri Australia and Peri UK Ltd. Eddie holds a Bachelor of Town and Country Planning Degree from The University of the West of England, Bristol.

Jurie Roetger

National Industrial Manager

, Acrow Group

Jurie joined the Acrow Group as part of the Uni-span acquisition in October 2019.

He has more than 17-years industry experience and 17-years of service with the Uni-span Group of companies. Jurie is National Industrial Manager. His previous roles with the Uni-span Group includes Scaffold Designer, Project Manager, North Queensland Manager. Jurie holds a Diploma in Business Management and Diploma in Commercial Construction.

Jason Merjane

General Manager – Natform

, Acrow Group

Jason joined Natform in 2015 and is currently the General Manager of the Natform division, based in the NSW branch.

Mr Merjane holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) from Western Sydney University and is a member of The Institution of Engineers Australia.