Bunnings boss joins Melbourne United board
Melbourne United is thrilled to announce the appointment of Bunnings Group Managing Director, Michael Schneider to our Executive Board.
Michael joined Bunnings in 2005 and was appointed Managing Director in 2016, after successfully leading the Store Operations division through an incredible growth period.
Before joining Bunnings, Michael held a range of senior operational, commercial and human resource roles across regional and national markets, both in retail and financial services businesses.
Co-Chair of the Melbourne United Executive Board Craig Hutchison said: "We are delighted to welcome Mike to Melbourne United. He brings a wealth of business skills and experience that will be incredibly valuable to our organisation, as we embark upon an important and exciting new phase for the Club."
Co-Chair of the Melbourne United Executive Board Simon Hupfeld said: “Bunnings is one of Australia's largest employers and most successful companies, so we are excited to have a leader of such acumen assist us with executing our strategic agenda”.
With regard to his appointment to the board, Michael Schneider said: “I am excited and humbled at the opportunity to support the growth and development of Melbourne United through what is undoubtedly an exciting time for the club and the league.”
“Sport plays such an important role in our communities and the energy and excitement that the NBL offers its fans is incredible and unquestionably an inspiration to thousands of younger players and their families.”