Richard Mathews, JD Edwards Australia and New Zealand managing director, will shortly take up his promotion to senior vice president, international. The promotion comes a year after his appointment to the Australian post and the integration of the local and international operations.
Mathews who has been with JDE for six years, will be responsible for overseeing company operations for all countries outside of the American continent, including UK, Europe, Middle East, Central Asia, Japan, Asia Pacific, and Australia and New Zealand.
Mathews worked in senior sales and financial positions with Cadbury Confectionary in New Zealand before joining JDE and had earlier worked with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.
Educated at the University of Otago, Mathews holds bachelor degrees in commerce and science and is a qualified associate chartered accountant.