The Executive Team

Australia's most
trusted logistics &
packaging provider

The executive team at Sadleirs are dedicated to upholding the Company’s core business values. Learn more about the leaders who drive Sadleirs forward.


David Cole

Chief Executive Officer

David is a highly experienced and respected leader with over 20 years of experience within the logistics industry. He is driven by commercially competitive business and is a strategic innovator, building teams to inspire others through collaboration, operational effectiveness and customer centricity.

Prior to joining Sadleirs, David held several senior positions including Chief Operating Officer for Armaguard (part of the Linfox Group), General Manager at Rand National Transport, General Manager at AHG Refrigerated Logistics and National Sales Manager at BGC Blokpave.

David joined Sadleirs in August 2019.

Glen Davies

Divisional General Manager - Packaging

Glen commenced working in the packaging industry in 1991 and joined the Sadleirs Group in 1996 as a Sales Representative in Cliff Street, Fremantle.

He has held the General Managers position since 2004. He is currently Chairman of AFIBCA – the governing body of the Australian bulk bag industry.

Glen started with Sadleirs in October 1996.

Brendan Duroiselle

Head of Human Resources

Brendan joins Sadleirs with significant Human Resources experience in a range of diverse industries including road and public transport, mining, resources, and construction. Brendan most recently joins us from the public transport industry, where he has led teams involved with multiple functions within the People and Culture Remit including ER/IR, Learning and Development, Talent Acquisition, Payroll, Workers Compensation and Training.

Brendan is tertiary qualified in Human Resources and is passionate about exploring practical solutions for organisations with a pragmatic and authentic approach.

Brendan joined Sadleirs in April 2024

Troy Haug

General Manager, ICT

Troy joins the group with over 20 years’ experience in leading technology teams at private and publicly listed companies from a range of industries including, Mining, Industrial Services, Construction Services and Manufacturing. He has lead transformational technology strategies in previous roles and established IT/OT for a leading global Lithium manufacturer.

Troy joined Sadleirs in December 2021.

David Kiggins

Chief Financial Officer

David comes to Sadleirs with significant leadership and financial experience across a broad range of industries, having worked previously as a senior executive and company director in companies specialising in distribution, construction services, automotive retail and helicopter operations.

David joined the Sadleirs team in June 2021.

Danica Pilgrim-Younger

National Safety Manager

Danica comes to Sadleirs with significant Health, Safety and Environment experience across a broad range of industries, having worked previously as a HSE Manager for the Resources and Construction sectors.

Danica is passionate about family and this is what has been the driver in her career, advocating for continual improvement in safety systems and safety management, ensuring that everyone gets to go home to their loved ones every day.

Danica joined Sadleirs in January 2022.

Alun Powell

Executive Director - Global

Alun began his career as a Management Trainee with a UK Shipping Line in 1974. He then moved to Australia and held management roles in the Global Freight Forwarding & Custom Brokerage industry. Alun is a specialist in the International freight supply chain.

Alun joined Sadleirs in 1997, becoming an Executive Director in 1999.

Joanna Riley

General Counsel

Joanna is a highly experienced corporate counsel who has worked in variety of industries including energy, financial services and automotive. She has over 10 years’ experience in transport and logistics. She also worked in private practice in Australia and the UK for a number of years.

Joanna joined Sadleirs in January 2022.