Chief Executive, Managing Director / Big River Industries
James (Jim) Bindon joined Big River in January 2001 and has been chief executive & managing director since 2005. He has also been a director of the operating company since July 2005 and a director of Big River Group Holdings since February 2016. Prior to his current role as chief executive and managing director, Mr Bindon was the chief financial officer and company secretary from 2001 to 2005. Since working for Big River, he has developed and led the group's strategy to transform Big River from a manufacturing focused business to a diversified provider of timber and building products.
Prior to Big River, Mr Bindon was the business manager of Sugar and Horticulture at Incitec where he was responsible for segment profitability, strategy and marketing.
Mr Bindon holds a Bachelor of Agricultural Economics (Honours) from the University of New England, and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Queensland. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.