Cann Group Limited

The Board

Cann's team has deep experience in the Australian agribusiness, biotech & pharma sectors, plus proven entrepreneurial & business development expertise

Board & Management




Allan McCallum

  • Allan has 30 years’ experience in the agricultural sector, including extensive experience in biotechnology companies
  • Chairman of Tassal Group (ASX:TGR), Director of Grain Growers Association, Non Executive Director at Medical Developments International (ASX:MVP), Former Chairman of Vicgrain
  • Former President of Australian Oilseeds Federation, Chairman of Nugrain, Access Genetics & Farm Horizons
  • Formerly Deputy Chairman at GrainCorp (ASX:GNC) & Director of IncitecPivot (ASX:IPL)



Philip Jacobsen

  • Experienced public company director
  • Co-founded Premier Artists & Frontier Touring Company
  • Very strong financial management background & success in building businesses in evolving & competitive markets
  • Director of Liberation Music, Premier Artists, The Harbour Agency, former Chairman of MCM Entertainment



Doug Rathbone

  • Doug is an Industrialist with vast experience in chemicals & agrochemicals industry/ international business.  He has expertise in specific functional areas & has chemical engineering & commerce background
  • Formerly CEO & Managing Director at Nufarm (ASX:NUF), & earlier, Managing Director of Nufarm Australia with over 35 years in total with the company
  • Former Director of Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
  • Formerly a Non-independent Non-Executive Director at Excel Crop Care
  • Non-Executive Director of Leaf Resources (ASX:LER)



Geoff Pearce

  • Geoff is a businessman with more than 40 years’ experience, including owning & growing Scental Pacific Pty Ltd which he sold to the Smorgon family in the 90’s
  • Geoff created & built a contract manufacturing business Beautiworx Australia Pty Ltd, (sold to BWX Limited in January 2014). CEO of Beautiworx & director of BWX in the lead-up to ASX listing in 2015
  • Geoff owns The Continental Group, which provides raw materials, cosmetic & pharmaceutical packaging, roto-molded cooler boxes & other leisure goods to businesses around the globe
  • Proven experience in business development & an in-depth knowledge of manufacturing, packaging & distribution


chief executive officer

Peter Crock

  • An experienced senior manager with strong skills in marketing & technology development
  • Held senior roles across multiple functions in a 28 year career with leading agribusiness group, Nufarm Limited
  • Extensive experience working with regulators locally and overseas
  • Market development and licensing capabilities in agribusiness