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Executive remuneration 2019-20

Key Management Personnel are those persons having authority and responsibility for planning, directing and controlling the activities of FSANZ, directly or indirectly, including any director (whether executive or otherwise). FSANZ has determined the key management personnel to be the Chief Executive Officer, Branch General Managers and Board Members. During the reporting period ended 30 June 2020, FSANZ had 16 Executives and Board Members who met the definition of the Key Management Personnel. Their names and the length of term as key management personnel are summarised at table 5.

Remuneration policies and practices

The Chief Executive Officer and Board Members are engaged under the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991.The Remuneration Tribunal determines the levels of remuneration for the Chief Executive Officer and Board Members. The General Managers are engaged by individual contracts under the Public Service Act 1999 (Australia). The Chief Executive Officer sets the level of remuneration guided by equivalent remuneration levels in the Australian Public Service for the identified work level standards.

Remuneration governance arrangements

The People, Culture and Remuneration Committee assist the Board in fulfilling its governance responsibilities in relation to the people, culture and remuneration functions of the agency. The Committee is responsible for providing the Board with independent advice and guidance on the exercise of the Board’s powers under Division 2 of part 4 of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991.

Table 5: Key management personnel

NAME

POSITION

TERM AS KEY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL

Mark Booth

Chief Executive Officer

Full Year

Scott Crerar

General Manager

Full Year

Glen Neal

General Manager

Full Year

Peter May

General Manager

One day

Sandra Cuthbert

General Manager

Full Year

Mary Barton

Board Member

Full Year

Roscoe Taylor

Board Member

Part-year

Josephine Ann Davey

Board Member

Full Year

John Hart

Board Member

Full Year

Robyn Kruk

Board Member (Chair)

Full Year

Mark Andrew Lawrence

Board Member

Full Year

Martin Cole

Board Member

Full Year

Suzanne Eleanor Chetwin

Board Member

Full Year

Teresa Farac-Ciprian

Board Member

Full Year

Jane Elizabeth Lancaster

Board Member

Full Year

Michael William Dunbier

Board Member

Full Year

Table 6: Key management personnel remuneration for the reporting period 2019–20

2020

2019

Short-term benefits

Base Salary

1,414,502

1,443,398

Bonus

45,777

98,058

Other benefits and allowances

95,600

100,987

Total short-term benefits

1,555,879

1,642,443

Post-employment benefits

Superannuation

178,439

186,376

Total post-employment benefits

178,439

186,376

Other long-term benefits

Long service Leave

36,349

66,912

Total other long-term benefits

36,349

66,912

Termination benefits

Total termination benefit

50,779

-

Total key management personnel remuneration expenses

1,821,446

1,895,731

Table 7: In accordance with the PGPA Rule, this information is further disaggregated as follows:

Short-term benefits

Post-employment benefits

Other long-term benefits

Termination benefits

Total remuneration

Position title

Base salary

Bonuses

Other benefits and allowances

Superannuation contributions

Long service leave

Other long-term benefits

Chief Executive Officer

315,927

45,777

3,430

33,539

15,603

-

-

414,276

General Manager

198,647

-

29,101

36,428

8,974

-

-

273,150

General Manager

237,425

-

33,968

35,480

8,489

-

-

315,362

General Manager

-

-

-

-

-

-

50,779

50,779

General Manager

186,163

-

29,101

27,740

3,283

-

-

246,287

AU Board Member

47,900

-

-

4,551

-

-

-

52,451

AU Board Member

32,220

-

-

3,061

-

-

-

35,281

AU Board Member

47,900

-

-

4,551

-

-

-

52,451

AU Board Member

42,960

4,081

47,041

AU Board Member (Chair)

85,920

8,162

94,082

AU Board Member

AU Board Member

42,960

4,081

47,041

AU Board Member

42,887

4,074

46,961

AU Board Member

47,819

4,543

52,361

AU Board Member

42,887

4,074

46,961

AU Board Member

42,887

4,074

46,961

1,414,502

45,777

95,600

178,439

36,349

0

50,779

1,821,446