For decades, Ron has been recognised as the “Go To” executive for organisations that are looking for significant growth through innovative ideas and strategies. He is a transformation specialist with a wide suite of experiences in good governance, asset leverage, organisational optimisation and profitable business growth. He has an extensive track record of turning adversity into opportunity.
Ron has an innate ability to navigate through complex environments & eclectic stakeholders generating opportunity & growth from the most challenging of situations. His portfolio of roles covers small business, through to large enterprises. Recognised as a “Pracedemic”, Ron has been in demand as a strong keynote speaker at corporate events, conferences and development workshops.
His previous roles include several executive CEO & MD positions including the Australian Information Industry Association, Fed Square, Melbourne Storm Rugby League Club, and Melbourne Polytechnic (Formerly NMIT). As CEO & MD of the Melbourne Storm, within less than three years of the Salary Cap crisis that rocked the sporting world, Ron navigated the club to significant success including the 2012 NRL Premiership. Ron also built and implemented a substantial recovery strategy for the financially challenged Melbourne Polytechnic that stands today as one of Australia’s leading dual sector education institutions. Ron has also held senior positions in some of the largest multinational and domestic technology organisations including Telstra, IBM, Microsoft and Verizon. He is a Graduate of the AICD and has extensive Board experience across a variety of different industries. Ron most recently completed a successful 5 year tenure as Chairman of Vicsport.
Ron is also a former Director of the AIIA, a former member of the International CEO Forum and has held a position on the Board of Governors for the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM). He has led consulting and advisory practices for decades benefitting many clients over that time.
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