FINALISTS ANNOUNCED: 2022 Executive of the Year Awards
It’s time once again to introduce the finalists in The CEO Magazine’s Executive of the Year Awards. From Startup Executive of the Year to the CEO of the Year at its apex, the event’s 2022 line-up is a who’s who of Australia’s most inspirational business leaders.
CEO of the Year
CEO of the Year finalists (A$0m-A$100m turnover)
Top row, from left: Andrew Bond, 8common; Luke Girgis, The Brag Media; Frank Greeff, Realbase; Andrew Shea, House of Learning trading as Builders Academy Australia; Richard Joffe, Honey Insurance.
Bottom row, from left: Jason Juretic, Stepping Stone House; Steve Grace, The Nudge Group; Tim Morris, The Entourage; Robbie Turner, Axon Property Group; Jeremy Fleming, Stagekings.
CEO of the Year finalists (A$100m+ turnover)
Top row, from left: Giuseppe Porcelli, Lakeba Group; Nicky Sparshott, Unilever Australia & New Zealand; Daniel Brady, Redcape Hotel Group / MA Hotel Management.
Bottom row, from left: Tarsi Luo, (formerly) Bellamy’s Organic; Tristan Sternson, ARQ Group; Garry Korte, Hancock Prospecting.
Managing Director of the Year
Managing Director of the Year finalists
Top row, from left: Peter Li, Plus Agency; Iris Du, You Want Group; Joseph Oliver, Delorean Corporation; Sonia Gibson, Accounting Heart; Matthew Craig, MindArc.
Bottom row, from left: Ercument Ates, Galderma; David Gagovski, Cleaning Melbourne; Kathryn Carter, Snap; Nikhil Jayaraj, Regen Power; Jason Hood, BourkeHood.
Entrepreneur of the Year
Entrepreneur of the Year finalists
Top row, from left: Richard Joffe, CEO and Founder, Honey Insurance; Hayley Evans, Portfolio Director and Board Member, Tavistock Group; Ben Lipschitz, CEO and Co-Founder, FoodByUs; Nishanth Krishnananthan, Co-CEO, Vantari VR.
Middle row, from left: Mannu Kala, Director and Co-Founder, COVAX Australia; Robin Jerome, Founder and Managing Partner, Zeep; Naomi Johnston, Founder and Creative Director, NJ Consulting | Digital Marketing; David Chehade, Founder and CEO, REIF.
Bottom row, from left: Ali Terai, CEO and Founder, Future Golf; Christine Khor, CEO, Founder and Master Coach, Peeplcoach; Brad Butt, Founder, Mens Health Downunder; Nicholas Bouris, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Managed App.
Young Executive of the Year
Young Executive of the Year finalists
Top row, from left: Ryan Terrey, Director of Marketing, The Entourage; Amal Wakim, Co-Founder and CEO, Equalution; Mark Rillera, Business Development Manager, MindArc; Lauren Barber, Managing Director, NeedleCalm; Shane Cuthbert, Treasurer, CQU Social Innovation Network.
Bottom row, from left: Melissa David, CEO, Melissa David Enterprises; Matthew Wilkins, CEO, Venergy Australia; Nicole Evans, Business Development Manager, Wisr; Jins Kadwood, CTO, Agridigital; Laura Mackowiak, Senior Manager, PKF Sydney and Newcastle.
Startup Executive of the Year
Startup Executive of the Year finalists
Top row, from left: Alex Opacic, Founder, Athlete2Business; Lauren Barber, Managing Director, NeedleCalm; Jo-Ann Chung, Chief Product Officer, WLTH; Eddy Xu, Founder, Urbern.
Bottom row, from left: Jason Hood, CEO and Founder, BourkeHood; Dave Chapman, Chief Technology Officer, WLTH; Ephram Stephenson, CEO and Founder, Collar Group; Ana Ouriques, CEO and Founder, Land Insight.
Not-For-Profit Executive of the Year
Not-For-Profit Executive of the Year finalists
Top row, from left: Justin Untersteiner, COO, Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA); Tracey Scanlan, CEO, Ability Enterprises; Lance Kawaguchi, CEO, Cure Brain Cancer Foundation; Theresa Mitchell, Founding Director, Agape Outreach.
Bottom row, from left: James Forbes, CEO, Jane Goodall Institute Australia; Jacqui Attard, CEO, Realise Business; Shaun Pearce, CEO, Ironbark Aboriginal Corporation; Rosemary Conn, CEO, Australian Schools Plus; Shane Cuthbert, Founder, Domestic Violence Anonymous.
Winners for all categories will be announced during the awards ceremony held at Doltone House Jones Bay Wharf, Pyrmont, Sydney on Wednesday 9 November 2022.
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