Foster’s has named Neville Fielke as its senior vice president of global strategy and business development, to take effect from mid November.

Fielke, who will report to the group’s chief executive, Ted Kunkel, will manage strategic planning and development activities for the global business.

Kunkel said: “Neville adds depth and experience to the senior management team and brings a general management perspective to the important strategic and development role.”

Before joining Foster’s, Fielke was previously chief executive of Racing Victoria.