Who Are We

More Than Your Average Distribution Partner


We have a dedicated team across Australia and New Zealand, as well as 320 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

Managing Director

Peter began his career in retail, working as 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.

Joanne Foran

National Sales & Business Development Manager

Joanne has over 15 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 on accounts including 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 and managing the Woolworths account.