Sylvia Burbery, General Manager, MARS Petcare Australia will be presenting at the Australian Regional Development Conference.
Ms Sylvia Burbery, General Manager, MARS Petcare Australia
Sylvia Burbery is General Manager of Mars Petcare Australia/NZ, responsible for delivering profitable growth and leading all aspects of the business operations for a team of approximately 1000 associates, four manufacturing sites, two sales offices and more than 14 well-loved and trusted brands.
Sylvia started her career with Mars Incorporated in 1994 and worked in a number of roles across Sales and HR in New Zealand and the US including developing the framework for a significant transition in the US business.
In 2005 she returned to New Zealand as Managing Director of the New Zealand business, where she lead a significant turn-around in the business results and culture, which saw Mars New Zealand win the JRA Best Places to Work award. In 2009, she moved into her current role as Managing Director for the Mars Petcare business in Australia.
Sylvia gained an MBA with distinction from Massey University in 1999. She has two adult children, is passionate about travel, and is actively involved in her local community.