THE CEO REPORT DEC 07indd by vivi07


									December 2007 – No. 1492                                   VICTORIA
FORTHCOMING EVENTS                                         Congratulations (cont)
                                                           “Our ACT office has done an outstanding job of
NEW SOUTH WALES                                            demonstrating this philosophy adapting their
Special Syndicate Meeting                                  buildings and business to fit a diversity program
NSW members are invited to participate in a special        including benefits for disabled employees such
syndicate meeting with panel sessions on the               as an Accessible Work Environment and Employee
Australian & Global Business Outlook for 2008 and          Care Support.”
Business Opportunities in Climate Change.                  We continue to offer our congratulations to:
Confirmed speakers include John Mulcahy, CEO,              Garry Holloway, Precious Metals, Syndicate 3, who
Suncorp; Hon Michael Costa, NSW Treasurer; and             recently won best men’s design category in the
business leaders including Trish Watt, General             Diamond Guild Australia Awards, 2007.
Manager, Australian Retail, Pumpkin Patch; Keith           Andrew Locke, Stateplan, S57, Stateplan
Gunaratne, CEO and founder EP&T; and Brooke Miller,        won the annual Geelong Business
Regional Director, BP Solar.                               Community Award. The Bollie Award:
The special lunch guest speaker will be former             QUEENSLAND
Wallabies captain John Eales AM.
                                                           Member Drinks
Interstate members are welcome to attend panel
                                                           Our inaugural member drinks night was a great
sessions and lunch but registration is essential.
                                                           success. Approximately 50 members, chairmen and
Date:         Wednesday, 23 January 2008
                                                           guests gathered at Era Restaurant in the West End for
Time:         7.00am to 2.00pm
                                                           social drinks to celebrate our new CEO Sue Forrester
Venue:        Sebel Pier One,
                                                           joining the Qld team. We will be holding 3 similar
             11 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay, Sydney
                                                           events in 2008 and would love you to join us.
Registration: E
Congratulations                                            Christmas Function
Institute member, Bernd Winter’s company DDI               All CEO Institute members, chairmen, and staff are
Adworks / Filmworks recently won the brochure              invited to join in the celebrations:
category in the 2007 World Luxury Awards for               Date: Friday, 7 December 2007
the Oroton Summer Catalogue. This competitive              Time: Midday
international   awards     program     recognises          Where: Venice Cafe Bistro on the riverside Brisbane
outstanding advertising and multimedia work in the         RSVP:
luxury goods sector.
The NSW office has recently appointed Chris Barton
to the position of Membership Executive. Chris is an
entrepreneur who has been operating a successful           A CEO Member shares his story
marketing consultancy, which principally advised           Syndicate 8 member, Mannie Stub, Altshul Group shares
SMEs, for the past 8 years.                                his personal and business journey on CEOTV. Having
                                                           become a member 14 years ago, Mannie Stub describes
VICTORIA                                                   The CEO Institute as a ‘great forum to be able to bounce
Congratulations                                            things off people who have been through similar
To our Centurion member Richard Kelleway, MD               problems before in their industry’ … and ‘was a very
of Tyco Fire & Security. Wormald, a division of            good learning curve for me’. Watch CEOTV on the CEO
Tyco, has recently received the 2007 ACT Chief             Online website:
Minister’s Inclusion Award for their demonstrated
commitment to encourage, welcome and support               SITE VISITS
people with a disability in their workplace. One of the    Thank you to the following members who
behaviours that are measured at all levels is known        hosted site visits in November 2007.
internally as “Diversity” and it extends to a variety of   S1 Marcus Heinrich Steinert Sturton-Gill Magnetics
factors including the employment of personnel with         S5 Brett Reaby          Phasefale
physical and or mental disabilities where they are         S18 Evan Kourambas Lako Pacific Pty Ltd
able to do so. To quote Tyco:                    (cont)    S32 Michael Klug        Clayton Utz
                                                           S43 Martin Cayzer Panavision Australia
                                                           S46 Brian Hoare         Crown Equipment
                                                   THE CEO INSTITUTE
                                                 NEW MEMBERS’ LISTING
                                                     NOVEMBER 2007
Arthur Forrest              Senior Partner              Griffiths Forrest & Greer                  Syndicate 40
Accountancy, audit services, tax advice and business advice to a wide range of business clients.
Lucas McEntee               Managing Director           Quest Corporate Services                   Syndicate 40
Corporate advice and financial solutions to the SME market
Gary Katzeff                CEO                         MXL Ltd                                    Syndicate 41
Provider of software to the education market
Merv Just                   Managing Director           Playsafe Fencing Pty Ltd                   Syndicate 44
Manufacturer of fencing products & installer of fencing.
Tracy Ayres                 CEO - Asia Pacific          International Masters Publishers Pty Ltd   Syndicate 60
Specialist in continuity publishing via direct marketing incl. book, card, CD and DVD formats
Wayne Overall               Managing Director           Almond Investors Limited                   Syndicate 61
Marketing of almond tree orchards to investors in Australia
Cameron Edinger-Reeve General Manager                   University Of Technology Sydney            Syndicate 62
University Science Faculty

Cameron Levick              General Manager            Qld & NT Vodafone                           Syndicate 31
Telecommunications Company
Stephen Paul                CEO / Headmaster           John Paul College Ltd                       Syndicate 34
Prep to Year 12 Private Day School
Tim Wilson                  General Manager            Growth & Acquisition Finance, Investec      Syndicate 34
Investment Banking
Mark Woelders               CEO                        Motorama Group                              Syndicate 37
Automotive Retail

Fred Krueger                Managing Director           Alwin fisher (SA) Pty Ltd                  Syndicate 23

Lusia Guthrie               Managing Director           Labtach ESSA                               Syndicate 23

Stephen Riches              Managing Director           Hillyer Riches Pty Ltd                     Syndicate 8
Accountants & business advisors to SME and family businesses
Peter Schiftan              Managing Director           P & S Business Brokers Pty Ltd             Syndicate 13
Business broking; buying & selling, valuations of businesses nationally
Gavin Hanlon                CEO                         North Central Catchment Management         Syndicate 53
Delivery of environment projects on behalf of Government. Management of environmental water
Joseph Agostino             Director Manager            Austbrokers Ballarat                       Syndicate 56
Insurance brokers
Andrew Locke                Managing Director           Stateplan Pty Ltd                          Syndicate 57
Insurance Broker - General Insurance and Life Risk

Rob Casamento                 Managing Director          BDO Kendalls                              Syndicate 80
Chartered accountancy providing business and tax advisory services
Andrew Monteiro               MD & Principal             Openet                                    Syndicate 80
Provider of senior information technology consultancy services
Tim Shackleton                Chief Executive Officer RFDS Western Operations                      Syndicate 80
A large, not-for-profit, provider of aeromedical health services to rural and remote areas

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