Kew Store Manager
Paul is the much-trusted manager of our Kew store – the biggest and most diverse Cannings location. With 30 years butchering experience, Paul manages his team of butchers, production staff, counter service team and cleaners with humour and pragmatism.
Hawthorn Store Manager
Matty has a big exuberant personality and a lust for life. Charged with managing Hawthorn – the original store – he runs a tight ship and keeps it quintessentially Cannings. He’s a gentleman – with a genuine (and reciprocated!) care and respect for his team.
Malvern Store Manager
AJ is the Cannings wunderkind. Taking control of the Malvern store in early 2017 he’s guided it from success to success. Andrew runs it with an infectious passion and attention to detail that makes the little shop shine.
Ivanhoe Store Manager
Stepping into Cannings Ivanhoe in early 2019, Mick is a model of professionalism and craft. With years of butchery experience and a wealth of meat knowledge, Mick's blend of strategic planning and can-do attitude make for one reliable package.
South Yarra Store Manager
Harley is the Cannings quiet achiever, and has turned Cannings South Yarra into a local institution. Harley's strengths lie in amassing a loyal and multi-talented team, who collaborate to make South Yarra the jewel in the Cannings crown.
Tooronga Store Manager
At the helm of our Tooronga Store, Aron is a master of getting things done. He commands unparalleled respect from his team and is always looking to increase efficiency and customer satisfaction. Aron lives to set high standards - and then exceed them.
Toorak Store Manager
Although new to the Cannings Management Team, Tom's work ethic and determination to succeed is admirable. As our Toorak store manager, Tom makes sure our discerning customers needs are met and the store has the "wow factor", day in, day out. On his days off, Tom is Dad of the Year to his two awesome little kids.
Burwood Store Manager
Dave has been butchering for 17 years, and over that time has accumulated a formidable skill-set and a knack for building lasting relationships with his customers. Dave's gentle, softly spoken nature makes him the perfect manager for our Burwood Store.
Yheizzi started at Cannings in 2017 and her passion, enthusiasm and attention to detail propelled her into the Online Manager's role within 24 months. Yheizzi carefully oversees the receival, packing and dispatch of all online orders as well as studiously maintaining the online store.
Kew Production Manager
Mick is a pillar of stability and a sounding board for Paul Barrett, our Kew store manager. Mick oversees back of house production at Kew and manages inter-store transfers to the rest of the Cannings Group. When Mick isn't assisting Paul in steering the huge Kew Store ship, he's on the golf course, perfecting his stroke.
A true Cannings Veteran – Tony has been with us almost from day one. With more experience under his belt than the rest of us combined, Tony’s cut, cooked and eaten everything we sell. If you need tried-and-true advice – ask him!
You’ve probably spotted Tim in the Cannings van. He manages all inter-store transfers in the refrigerated vehicle, and also delivers to over 70 homes across Melbourne every week. Our online customers look forward to the visit from Tim as much as receiving their meat!
An indispensable member of the HQ team - Jess puts her passion for food and knack for communication to good use as our customer liaison and all-round administrative whizz. Jess is adept at gallantly keeping her composure under Simon's seemingly endless barrage of puns.
Customer Enquiry Liaison
If you've ever shopped at Cannings on a weekend, chances are you've been served by Jordan. Jordan is Cannings longest serving team member and it shows. With his in-depth product and company knowledge, Jordan has the answer you're chasing. If you would like to ask Jordan a question, you'll find him on our Online Chat feature most evenings.
People & Culture Manager
Driven by the pursuit of global harmony, Andy works tirelessly on all things PEOPLE. With vast experience in human resources and training he is able to bring down walls, build bridges and open doors to greener pastures. When he's not making the Cannings World a better place, he's riding horses, growing veggies and collecting eggs from his own hens.
Simon started at Hawthorn in 2014 before managing Kew and Malvern. He knows Cannings back-to-front and now is in charge of making sure we’re all up to standards of presentation, food hygiene and safety. He’s the bridge between the company and customer-facing operations.
Jamie has been with Cannings since 2015 and in that time – has kept bills (and staff paid) like clock-work. With a background in HR, and years of accounting experience, Jamie is an irreplaceable member to the HQ team.
Donna is our financial compass. A Chartered Accountant with an impressive track-record, Donna has the indispensable ability to inject empathy and warmth into every facet of her role. She works alongside the Director and Store Managers to plan and realise day-to-day and big-picture goals.
Chief Operating Officer
Caroline is the driving force behind many of Cannings' initiatives. With a wealth of retail expertise, a deep understanding of Cannings values and a black belt in Microsoft Excel, by the time you've thought of it, Caroline has done it. ACTION is Caroline's middle name and her passion for continual improvement is palpable.
A genuine commitment to fine produce and customer satisfaction have been Sam's key motivators in business. Always on the lookout for ways to raise the bar and create positive change, Sam spends his days deep in collaboration with his peers as they strive towards the Company's mission and vision. With Sam's ability to convert vision into reality, anything is possible.