Who Are We

More Than Your Average Distribution Partner


We have a dedicated team across Australia and New Zealand, as well as over 400 merchandisers who visit major retailers around Australia on a weekly basis. Our rapid growth means we’re always on the lookout for vibrant team members who love working in a fast-moving, ever-changing environment.

Our People

We pride ourselves on making sure every staff member feels appreciated and rewarded for their hard work. Our team feels more like a family, where everyone looks out for each other and works together towards a common goal. We take pride in our work and enjoy what we do, which is reflected in the longevity of our staff and the successful results we achieve for clients.

It’s an exciting time to work with UCC Australia and we encourage you to get in touch if you’re thinking of joining our team. We have high-quality human resources systems and policies in place to source, train and retain exceptional staff.

Our Management Team

Peter Kemsley


Peter began his career in retail, working his way up to becoming the Manager of the largest Woolworths store in Australia. The 20 years that followed provided him with the insights to establish his own business and the strong supplier relationships he maintains to this day. After founding UCC Australia in 1996, Peter set ambitious goals to ensure the business remains at the forefront of technology, compliance and delivery performance. He is hands-on in all areas of the business, working closely with the UCC Australia team to meet the needs of brands, retailers and suppliers.

Daniel Kemsley

Director | Product, Data and Operations Manager

Daniel worked in high frequency trading/market-making at Sydney based Exponential Trading after completing studies in Applied Mathematics and Physics at Sydney University. Working as a trader for 5 years, Daniel led and managed a desk focused on Asian options, through the extraordinary time of Volmageddon and Covid, driving strategy improvement and growing profits to record highs. Thrilled by problem solving, with an analytical approach and focus on data, he works closely with the UCC team to source and value new product and help streamline processes. He is a key part of the management team and integral in the succession planning for the company.

Joshua Kemsley

Director | E-Commerce Manager

With over 5 years of experience in e-commerce, Joshua has honed his skills in optimizing online sales and streamlining the customer experience. Joshua is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the online sales operation, from website development and maintenance to customer service and order fulfillment. He works closely with a team of developers and designers to ensure that the website is user-friendly and easy to navigate, while also ensuring that it is optimized for search engines. He is a key part of the management team and integral in the succession planning for the company.

Joanne Foran

National Sales Manager

Joanne has over 20 years’ experience in sales across a range of large organisations in Australia and overseas, managing accounts from $2 million to $50 million in value. She has worked with brands including Kodak, Coles, Kmart, Target, Priceline, Myer and Officeworks, working her way up from store manager and account manager, to national account manager and national sales manager roles. Joanne joined UCC Australia in 2010, where she has played a pivotal role in the expansion of the organisation across Australia and New Zealand. She is responsible for new business development, as well as overseeing the sales team in Australia. Joanne is a key part of the management team and integral in the succession planning for the company.