The CMB Global Distribution team has considerable FMCG experience, skills and connections in the Asian and Australian / New Zealand marketplace.



Our vision is to be

  • Licensed distributors of in-demand high quality FMCG products to retailers in the Australasian region.
  • The team that helps many Australian and New Zealand FMCG manufacturers to break into new Asian markets.


  • We respect the cultural and business protocols of every country we work with.
  • We believe that transparency, integrity and accountability are  the foundations for building trust and long term business relationships.
  • We are committed to ensuring that we operate with agility and efficiency so that we deliver a reliable level of service.

Russell Cotton

Founder and Director

Russell Cotton lived and worked in Asia for many years before returning to Australia. He has built a large network of business and personal connections throughout Asia, and has significant experience in the cultural and business protocols.

In Australia he spearheads several diverse businesses in the FMCG and property sectors.


Jan Minet


Jan Minet manages the finances and logistical operations for CMB Global’s products and client services.

Multi-lingual Jan has extensive experience in supply chain and logistical management for a number of FMCG companies in Australia and Europe.


Peter Bingeman

Strategic Advisor

Peter Bingeman has held senior commercial leadership positions with Procter and Gamble, Cadbury / Schweppes, Kraft and Mondelez, and as the inaugural CEO of Visit Victoria.

Before returning to Australia from living in Singapore and Malaysia, he led major launches and significant distribution gains working with complex distributor networks and major global retailers in Asia and Australia.


Michael Emery

Head of Business Japan, the Philippines, India, Singapore and Thailand

Based in Melbourne, Michael has extensive Australian and Asian experience managing businesses and assets for ASX200 listed companies.

Michael has a Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Economics, Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment, and Graduate Diploma in Property.


Adrian Lai

Regional Manager, Hong Kong

Based in Hong Kong, Adrian manages market establishment, operations and customer liaison in China and in Chinese territories.

As the owner of multiple businesses and a CPA/CIMA qualified business advisor, Adrian has extensive technical, operational, financial and accounting experience.


Rosemary Yang

Channel Sales Manager

Based in Melbourne after emigrating from China in 2010, multi-lingual Rosemary manages local and Asian sales channels for our clients.

With a degree in clinical medicine and experience in sales, marketing and ecommerce operations, Rosemary has the background and friendly nature critical for building successful long-term relationships in the FMCG sector.