Leadership Team

Remo Barducci

Co-Chief Executive Officer

Remo has had over 30 years of experience within the retail, market research, and supply chain industries. Originally spending 5 years at Woolworths working on a management cadetship, Remo gained experience in all departments across the Supermarket group.

Remo then moved to the world’s largest market research company, Nielsen. At Nielsen, Remo was part of the retailer services group who serviced Australia’s largest retailers with category management tools with a particular focus on
data analytics and space planning.

In 2002, Remo was one of the original founders who setup V Net’s operation in Australia. Remo also was responsible for the opening of additional offices in Japan, China and now the USA and is currently the company’s CEO and a member of the Board.

Tony Bugge

Co-Chief Executive Officer

Tony and his team are impassioned in helping V Net’s client base through powering smart supply chains. 

Prior to joining V Net, Tony held senior management positions in retail. In his 17-year tenure at Coles Myer Ltd, Tony held positions in finance, supply chain, strategy, technology, and merchandise. In his last role at Coles Liquor, as Head of the Wine division, Tony was accountable for Sales of $1B and gross margin of $320M.

Tony holds an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management (University of NSW and Sydney) and is a Board member of V Net.

Sanjeev Balasubramaniam

Global Head, Business Development and Innovation 

Sanjeev has had 28 years of experience within the retail and supply chain industries, both locally and working with companies across Asia, EMEA and the US. During the first 11 years of his career, Sanjeev gained experience in Operations, Online, Technology, Marketing, Supply Chain and Merchandise roles within the Coles Myer group.

Having obtained his MBA from MGSM, over the past 17 years has worked in Business Development for V Net, developing partnerships with key local and global retailers and vendors across industries as varied as grocery, consumer electronics, entertainment and fashion.

Sanjeev leads V Net’s Business Development and Innovation function globally and looks forward to innovating cutting edge Supply Chain solutions and with new and existing partners.

Leisa Irving

General Manager
Customer Success

Leisa has had close to 30 years of experience within the retail, market research and supply chain industries. She started her career in the early ’90s at Nielsen, the world’s largest market research company. Through Nielsen, Leisa gained hands-on experience across multiple areas of the business including Software Support, Training and Development, Marketing, Data Agency and People Management. Developing strategic relationships with many of the Top FMCG clients including Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer and Cadbury Schweppes through software and data analytics training took Leisa across many states in Australia.

Since joining V Net in 2005 Leisa has held customer and people management roles. In 2018, she moved to the General Manager, Retail Services position, managing our Business Analyst teams and working across our key strategic retailers and suppliers.

Leisa’s passion lies with training, developing and mentoring others to reach their potential, inspiring a culture of engagement, collaboration and fun.

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Eddie Krabs

Group Product Manager

Eddie joins us from an extensive product management background. A motivated professional with 15 years’ experience in product management, product development and client relationship management within financial services, tax, corporate services, property, and consumer product sectors.

He brings with him a proven track record in building product roadmaps and strategies, with experience in launching excellent solutions that increase profits leading to growth through innovation, while still maintaining the fundamental business goals/priorities.

As V Net enters a new phase of scaling up and growth, Eddie is excited to bring his experience and positive approach to take the business to the next level.

Jodie Burke

Finance Manager 

Jodie has over 25 years experience in senior financial and leadership roles across a range of businesses. 

Joining V Net in July 2021 as the Commercial Finance Manager, Jodie leads the finance function. She is responsible for the delivery of the Company’s statutory reporting obligations, internal control procedures, treasury management, and delivering accurate and timely management information.

Jodie is a CPA and graduated from the University of Western Sydney with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting.


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