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Glenn McGrath is the 2024 Lifetime Achievement Award winner

Glenn McGrath is named Lifetime Achievement Award winner forThe CEO Magazine’s Executive of the Year Awards in Sydney.

We are delighted to announce that Glenn McGrath will be presented with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at The CEO Magazine’s Executive of the Year Awards in Sydney on 14 November 2024.

McGrath has achieved many milestones throughout his illustrious cricket career and through his role as President of The McGrath Foundation.

Together with his late wife Jane, McGrath established The McGrath Foundation to address the chronic shortage of breast care nurses throughout Australia, particularly in rural and regional Australia.

The foundation currently has over 200 McGrath breast care nurses throughout Australia, and has helped change the lives of Australian women fighting breast cancer.

McGrath’s success to date has seen him become one of Australia’s most popular and well-respected athletes. His personal courage and on-field success has seen him constantly sought after by the media and he is one of the most iconic faces in Australia today. In 2009 and 2010 he was named as one of Australia’s most trusted people.

Glenn McGrath Lifetime Achievement

McGrath is the leading wicket taker for Australia in One Day Internationals and is currently sixth on the all-time Test match wicket list. He was the first Australian bowler to play in 200 One Day Internationals and the first Australian fast bowler to play in 100 Test matches.

McGrath announced his retirement from Test cricket at the end of 2006. His Test career came to an end after the fifth Ashes Test in Sydney, while the 2007 World Cup marked the end of his One Day career.

In 2008, McGrath was named as a member of the Order of Australia for ‘service to cricket as a player’ and later that year he was the recipient of the New South Wales Australian of the Year Award, in recognition of his dedication to The McGrath Foundation and his contribution to cricket.

McGrath also played in the Indian Premier League Twenty20 Tournament for the Delhi Capitals (formerly Delhi Daredevils) in 2008 and 2009.

We look forward to hosting McGrath at The CEO Magazine’s Executive of the Year Awards at The Star, Sydney on 14 November.

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