Reece Limited announced that Andrew Cowlishaw, Group CFO, has resigned and will leave Reece Group on 30 November 2023. Andrew (Andy) Young, currently CFO of Reece Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), will move to the Group CFO role from 1 October 2023. Andy Young joined Reece as ANZ CFO in February 2023 from Coles Group, where he was the General Manager of Finance for Supermarkets and Coles Express.

Prior to Coles, Andy held various senior finance positions at ANZ from 2008 to 2018, including Group Financial Controller. In his role, Andy oversaw the financial performance of the Group's supermarkets (trading) business and its fuel and convenience retailing operations. He has a highly commercial lens and has extensive experience across financial and operational performance management, capital management, business to business environments and working collaboratively across different teams and geographies.

Prior to this, Andy worked for ANZ Bank for almost 10 years in a range of senior finance roles across the wealth management, private banking, retail and institutional divisions. His roles included Group Financial Controller, where he oversaw financial reporting and governance for the consolidated group, along with providing support for a significant number of acquisition, divestment and corporate restructure initiatives. Andy commenced his career with PwC and spent a number of years in funds management and insurance, including international experience, before joining ANZ.

Andy is a Chartered Accountant and graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He holds a Bachelor of Arts & Commerce from Monash University.