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CDS Australia Office
Head Office Address:
Suite 2, Mezzanine level,
55-59 Parramatta Road
Lidcombe, NSW 2141

Postal Address:
CDS Australia
P. O. Box – 6260
Silverwater BC, NSW 1811

Office Phone: +61 2 8753 7900
Office Fax: + 61 2 8753 7999

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Learn more about the people responsible for guiding CDS:

Amy Lang, President

As president of global operations for CDS, Amy Lang leads business strategy, operations and delivery of demonstration services in Costco warehouses across twelve countries.  With a clear directive to engage members and influence purchasing through brand advocacy, product discovery and retail excitement, CDS makes member moments that matter.

Amy joined Advantage Solutions to lead CDS in July 2022 after 16 years demonstrating business leadership and impact in roles at her previous company, Staples.  At Staples, she led retail and sales operations, talent management, transformation strategy, brand and marketing. Prior to her time at Staples, Amy worked at Bain & Co., American Express and investment bank Dresdner Kleinwort Benson.

Amy received her BA in Economics from Williams College and her MBA from Harvard Business School. She is part owner of a local restaurant & an expanding locally-sourced fried chicken market, and loves to sample the newest dishes.

Favorite Kirkland product: Kirkland Signature Praline Pecans

Brendon Hicks, Country Manager, CDS Australia & New Zealand

Brendon has spent the last 15 years working for large multinationals (Unilever / Heinz / Johnson & Johnson) from across the CPG Industry in New Zealand and Australia. Throughout that time Brendon has successfully led and developed high performing sales and field teams at a national level, and has a track-record of consistently guiding these teams to generate market leading results.

Brendon is a dynamic, collaborative and transformative people leader, with a huge passion for developing strong ‘people-centered’ working cultures. He has a strong ability to coach and mentor, and fundamentally believes that empowerment, trust and belonging are all key to creating a strong sense of team.

One of Brendon’s most recent career highlights was leading the national field sales team at Johnson & Johnson to be recognized by Australia’s largest grocery retailer as ‘Best In Class’, and the field team that set the standard for all other suppliers to follow.

Favorite Kirkland Product: Extra-large family size pizza for $15AUD!

Alexis Georgiana, Regional Operations Manager, Australia & New Zealand

Alexis Georgiana is the Regional Operations Manager for Australia and New Zealand. Alexis a dynamic professional with extensive management experience in event coordination and district oversight. She joined Club Demonstration Services in 2019 as a United States Event Manager in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and quickly rose to the role of United States District Manager, overseeing 21 locations in the competitive Chicago IL Market. Prior to this, she held management positions in the food and beverage and hotel industries, including a memorable tenure at Walt Disney World in Florida.

Brian Milligan, Regional Sales Manager, Australia & New Zealand

Brian Milligan is the Regional Sales Manager for Australia and New Zealand. Brian has spent the last 23 years in multiple senior management roles, with a focus on the Home Entertainment Industry. Originally from South Africa, Brian spent 18 years working for Times Media Home Entertainment, the exclusive distribution partners for many Hollywood studios. Brian was responsible for managing  sales and business operations across South Africa which included all major retailers.

In 2017, Brian immigrated to Australia and in August of that year joined Crossmark Australia as the National Client Manager. Brian was responsible for managing the Universal/Sony sales & merchandising business. Over the course of his career Brian has become known for building strong customer relationships and executing complex sales plans and has consistently overachieved targets and objectives. Brian is an inspirational leader who has a passion for building strong healthy teams.

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