Meet the 2017 judges

The Executive of the Year Awards is judged by a panel of highly regarded business professionals, whose knowledge collectively covers the broad spectrum of award categories presented at the event. The judges are well-respected experts in their industries with vast experience in their professional careers.

 

John Karagounis

John Karagounis

CEO and Managing Director
The CEO Circle

The CEO Circle

John is a passionate thought leader, celebrated author and keynote speaker, engaging with some of the world’s brightest minds in hundreds of exclusive, confidential business forums around the country. He truly knows what it takes to be a successful leader in today’s global marketplace. This is John’s seventh year as a judge for The Executive of the Year Awards.

 

Chris Beer

Chris Beer

Founder, CEO and Managing Director
George and Matilda Eyecare

George and Matilda Eyecare

Chris is an acclaimed transformational CEO in APAC. He has more than 34 years’ experience growing retail businesses, with a proven knack for driving profit in domestic and international markets. Chris works to unite the best optometrists from across Australia, offering the latest in eyecare technology, marketing and supply chain platforms.

 

Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton

Co-founder and CEO
The CEO Magazine

The CEO Magazine

A true entrepreneur, Chris founded The CEO Magazine with just $500 while working out of a spare bedroom. Today, it is a leading global brand with offices in Australia, Sweden, Singapore and the Philippines. Through its thought-provoking content, the publication inspires and promotes business excellence.

 

Daniel Di Loreto

Daniel Di Loreto

Managing Director
The CEO Magazine

The CEO Magazine

Daniel’s ardent interest in the media landscape has led him to a fulfilling and successful career. With 20 years’ experience in the industry, he possesses an innovative and methodical way of thinking which, accompanied by his agile leadership style, has helped The CEO Magazine become a global business brand.