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AUSTRALIAN MADE CAMPAIGN APPOINTS ITS FIRST PATRON

25-02-2016
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Mr Robert Gerard has been appointed the first ever patron of the Australian Made Campaign.

Australian Made Campaign Chairman Glenn Cooper made the announcement at a dinner attended by the Australian Made Campaign’s Board of Directors recently.

Former Prime Minister, John Howard, who re-launched the Australian Made Campaign in 1999, was a special guest at the dinner.

Mr Gerard, in his role as President of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the 1990’s, was instrumental in forming Australian Made Campaign Ltd.

The not-for-profit organisation administers and promotes one of Australia’s most recognised and trusted icons – the green-and-gold Australian Made, Australian Grown kangaroo logo.

He served as a Director of the Australian Made Campaign for 15 years, from 2001-2015, and was Chairman from 2001-2009.

Mr Gerard is well-known nationally and internationally for his contributions to Australia’s business community and has also had a significant impact on Australia’s educational and sporting communities.

He is the Executive Chairman of Gerard Corporation, the Chairman of the Hall of Fame Governors for the SA Sports Hall of Fame, a Director of the Order of Australia Association Foundation, a Patron of the Duke of Edinburgh Award in SA and World Fellow, and was once named 2004 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year.

The Australian Made Campaign Board of Directors comprises:

·       Glenn Cooper AM (Chairman) 
Executive Chairman, Coopers Brewery Limited

·       Allyn Beard (Deputy Chairman)
Marketing Director, A.H. Beard Pty Ltd

·       Neil Summerson FCA (Treasurer)
Director and former Chairman, Bank of Queensland

·       Nicki Anderson
Managing Director, Powerforce Group

·       Kate Carnell AO
Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman 

·       David Gray AM
Managing Director, David Gray & Co. Pty Ltd

·       Richard Holyman
Chief Executive Officer, Martin & Pleasance 

·       Robert Hutchinson
State Manager, Queensland, ParexDavco (Australia) Pty Ltd

·       Michele Levine
CEO, Roy Morgan Research

·       Fiona Simson 
Vice President, National Farmers Federation

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