With an eye towards the future, Bundaberg Brewed Drinks has hired Steve Caville as the company’s first Chief Information Officer.
The Bundaberg local will provide the family-owned business with strong leadership on information technology.
Steve has been backed to guide the business through the major changes expected in the industrial sector around the world.
“We are very excited to have Steve joining the Bundaberg family,” chief executive John McLean said.
“He will play an important role in preparing us for the future. We anticipate there will be technological advances that will change our industry and Steve will help us through this.
“Hiring a Chief Information Officer is significant because it creates opportunities that were previously unavailable.”
John said across the globe, strong leadership in technology had become paramount to business growth and maintaining a competitive edge.
“Steve will be bolstering our technological capabilities to generate efficiencies and innovations that will drive results throughout the whole organisation,” he said.
Before joining Bundaberg Brewed Drinks, Steve spent 10 years as Chief Information Officer in the financial services sector at local business Auswide Bank.
“Steve is a proven leader, with nearly 20 years’ experience across technology, innovation, and management, which will be essential to our transition into a technology-fueled world,” John said.
While bringing a broad range of expertise, Steve said he believed he would simply be building on the great work that had already been carried out.
“I’m thrilled to be commencing this role. Bundaberg Brewed Drinks has already established a strong technology foundation and I am looking forward to ensuring it plays an important strategic role in supporting their continued growth,” he said.
“The opportunity to establish next-generation technologies in a successful company does not come around often and I cannot wait to get started.
“The new role is a natural progression for Bundaberg Brewed Drinks’ and will ensure technology has a prominent voice within the executive team and remains aligned to future business needs.”
Find out more about Bundaberg Brewed Drinks here.