Cheryl Hayman: Being a digital director

Webcast recorded 5 October 2022

Cheryl Hayman's corporate career background in marketing is considered a ‘non-traditional’ path to the boardroom. In this webcast, Cheryl talks about about her challenges and learnings from her board journey and how she promotes herself to increase her board portfolio.


Cheryl is an experienced Non-Executive Director (NED) and Remuneration and Nominations Committee Chair.

She is a current NED on the Public Listed Boards of Ai Media Technologies Ltd (ASX:AIM) and Hancock and Gore Limited (ASX:HNG), where she is also the Remuneration & Nominations Committee Chair for both companies, as well as Rem and Nom member and ARC member on the board of Beston Global Foods (ASX:BFC)Additionally Cheryl is a NED and member of the Remuneration Committee with Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand, as well as being on the board of advisors for the Digital Experts Advisory Committee (part of the Prime Minister’s Digital Technology Taskforce). Cheryl also currently serves as a NED for the Darlinghurst Theatre Company and Peer Support Australia, both in the not-for-profit sector.

Prior Boards include as Non executive Director of both Clover Corporation (ASX:CLV) and Shriro Holdings Ltd (ASX:SHM) as Chair or Remuneration and Nominations Committee.

Prior to entering the Boardroom, Cheryl was a C-Suite marketing director who led large teams locally and overseas to achieve significant growth and develop innovative new products with global food and consumer retail companies, George Weston Foods, Yum! Restaurants and Unilever. These experiences gave her whole-of-business visibility and responsibility, which ultimately delivered strong financial success and substantial growth through quality consumer products, new product innovation and relevant customer experiences.