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Senior leadership

Leadership team

Heath Sharp

Heath Sharp

Group CEO

Heath Sharp joined RWC in 1990 as a Design Engineer in the Brisbane based Product Development team. He has worked in each international division of the business throughout his career, holding senior management positions in Engineering, Product Management, Sales and Operations.

He was appointed General Manager of the Cash Acme facility in Alabama, US, following its acquisition by RWC in 2002. He returned to lead the Australian division in late 2004, the largest operation at the time. Heath moved back to the US in 2007 to re-join the US business and steer its rapid growth in RWC’s largest market. Heath Sharp held the roles of President of the US business and global Chief Operating Officer prior to his current role as Group CEO and Chief Executive Officer.

Heath holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Southern Queensland.

Gerry Bollman

Gerry Bollman

Group CFO

Serving in various senior financial executive roles throughout his career, Gerry Bollman has previously been responsible for the strategic financial direction of a number of global organisations, including his appointment as a CFO with a world leading building materials manufacturer in 2014.

His achievements and steady career growth has successfully taken him to the position of RWC’s Global Chief Financial Officer, which he commenced in 2016.

Gerry­­ has an MBA from the University of Michigan and a BSBA in Finance from the University of Xavier.

Sean McClenaghan

Sean McClenaghan

CEO, Americas

With over two decades of executive leadership experience and strategic involvement in operations, product development and engineering, Sean McClenaghan currently spearheads RWC Americas, having assumed the position of a CEO for that region in 2014.  He is responsible for RWC’s commercial success and sustainable growth in US, Canada and Mexico.

Sean has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA from Harvard.

Brad Reid

Brad Reid

CEO, APAC

Having been with the business for nearly three decades, Brad Reid’s career at RWC commenced when he joined the Brisbane, Australia, team as a Business Development Manager.

Currently leading the company’s operation in the APAC (Asia-Pacific) region, his role as CEO looks after the group’s business development and growth in Australia, New Zealand, China, India and South Korea.

Brad has a Diploma of Civil Engineering and a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (First Class Honours) from the Queensland University of Technology.

Edwin de Wolf

Edwin de Wolf

CEO, EMEA

An experienced General Manager with a proven track record in the plastics, packaging, security and building industries, Edwin de Wolf commenced his RWC leadership position as CEO EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) in 2017.

With the recent strategic expansion of RWC in Europe, Edwin’s role is responsible for the successful market positioning and sustainable commercial development of the business in UK, Spain, Germany, France, Poland, Czech Republic and Italy.

Edwin has a Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Eindhoven.

Tracy Scott

Tracy Scott

Group SVP of Operations

Tracy Scott brings 20+ years of operations and supply chain experience. Having held various positions at a number of world leading names such as GE and Honeywell, with most recently having been the VP of Manufacturing at Amcor, Tracy joined the RWC family as the Group SVP of Operations in 2018.

Tracy has an MBA from the University of Virginia and a BS Chemical Engineering Degree from the University of Alabama.

Simon Woods

Simon Woods

Group SVP of Information Services

Simon Woods’ executive IT expertise has steadily grown throughout his career, having strategically led the IT function of numerous banking and medical companies in the UK and North America. His impressive leadership track record led him to become RWC’s Group SVP of Information Services, a role he has assumed since joining the business in 2016.

In his role as RWC's Group SVP of Information Services, Simon leads the IT strategy to transform and optimise the group’s technology architecture, infrastructure and capabilities.

Bill Kluss

Bill Kluss

Chief Collaboration Officer

Knowing the business inside out, Bill Kluss launched his career with RWC more than 40 years ago. Once a young tool maker in production, Bill’s flair for innovation saw him grow steadily into a number of roles, including the crucial position of RWC’s Chief Innovation Officer in 2011, steering the strategic direction of our R&D function, making sure we continually benchmark the industry with state-of-the-art technologies. 

Today, Bill holds the post of Chief Collaboration  Officer and spends his time mentoring and coaching the next generation of talent through innovation. Bill's pivotal role connects all areas of the business through collaboration and implementation of best practice.

Tim McConnell

Tim McConnell

Group SVP of Business Innovation

Tim McConnell was previously President and CEO of HoldRite prior to its acquisition by RWC in 2017.  With over 20 years of leadership experience in sales, marketing, finance and engineering,  Tim now  serves as Group SVP of Business Innovation with a focus on global new product development that delivers strategic cutting-edge product solutions.

Tim holds a BA in Politics from Wake Forest University, an MBA from the University of Southern California, and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School OPM Program.