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CROs – 2020 and beyond

Level 28, Riparian Plaza - Brisbane

QLD

Saturday 30th November 2019

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Level 28, Riparian Plaza, 71 Eagle Street,
Brisbane
QLD 4000

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We will explore the evolution of and the future for the role of Chief Restructuring Officers (CRO). Widely used in the northern hemisphere, with a variety of different titles CROs are increasingly being sought by stakeholders in Australia for c-suite roles. But the market has yet to take off truly take-off. Speakers will draw on their varied real world experience to identify who makes a good CRO, operational v financial demands, influencing others in distressed situations and the future of the role in tougher market conditions.

Adrian Loader
Founder and Managing Director, Allegro Funds

Adrian co-founded Allegro in 2004 and has over 25 years’ experience in turnaround private equity, investment, and providing restructuring and profit improvement advice in Australia and SE Asia.  He has held roles as Chairman, Director and CEO of ASX – listed companies and unlisted companies.  Also:

  • Chairman, Turnaround Management Association, Australia, 2011–2012
  • President, Turnaround Management Association, Australia, 2010–2011
  • Current directorships: Discovery Holiday Parks, JSW Australia, Terrex Seismic and Everest Foods
David Hewish
Co-founder Sqiique

David intuitively sees the threads of opportunity that wind through an organisation. He brings them together as a coherent whole, helps others extend their thinking and inspires teams to build material business advantage. His expertise honed over 25 years, together with his natural leadership style have enabled him to guide organisations through complex transformations with billions of dollars and thousands of jobs at stake. With multi-disciplinary experience as CEO, CFO and CRO across numerous sectors, Hewish is distinguished by his ability to identify, leverage and develop talent.

Bernard O’Brien
(former CEO Of Norco, Paradise Foods, L&D Earthmoving, and Chairman of O’Reilly’s)

Bernard commenced his professional career overseas for 5 years, in the United Kingdom with Associated British Foods and Simons Engineering before concluding with studied in his final year in Switzerland. On returning to Australia, Bernard joined the Family Business in operational, sales and Senior Executive Roles, before departing the Family Business and expanding his experience across other Industries in food, agriculture, retailing, wholesaling, manufacturing, consulting, construction and tourism. His past 15 years across those industries has been focused on business restructure and/or business turnaround and/or business remodelling, and more recently focused on the principles of Verne Harnish’s “Scaling up”.

QLD

Saturday 30th November 2019

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Venue


Level 28, Riparian Plaza, 71 Eagle Street,
Brisbane
QLD 4000

Get Directions

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