The challenge

Help reset the role of finance and strategy within the organisation, balancing both value creation and stewardship.

The roles

Head of Commercial Finance

Head of Strategy

3 x Senior Commercial Finance Managers


In 2021, Simplot Australia's executive team initiated a key project to uplift capability and perform a structural shift in order to place finance at the heart of the organisation driving accountability for business performance. Emu was engaged by the CFO and worked closely with the Head of Internal Talent to provide deep market insights and deliver all key searches on time and within budget.



Key Hires




days to hire

Emu is the first search firm I turn to when I’m recruiting leadership roles. They understand the calibre of candidates that I’m looking for and have great networks to access the very best in the market.

Andrew Murray

Chief Financial Officer