2013 Executive of the Year Awards Judges

  • Executive Awards JudgeChris Beer

    Chris Beer

    President of Luxottica Asia Pacific

    President of Luxottica Asia-Pacific, Chris Beer has a strong retail background, with 27 years’ experience in the Australian retail industry.

  • Executive Awards JudgeSymon Brewis-Weston

    Symon Brewis-Weston

    CEO of Sovereign

    Brewis-Weston has spent 13 years in senior leadership positions at CBA, successfully managing diverse businesses in complex and changing regulatory environments.

  • Executive Awards JudgeKristie Buchanan

    Kristie Buchanan

    CEO of RedBalloon

    Kristie Buchanan's promotion from RedBalloon Marketing Manager to CEO in 2012 was proof of performance, as Kristie steered the business to a further 40% growth.

  • Executive Awards JudgeBarb de Corti

    Barb de Corti

    CEO of ENJO Australia

    Barb de Corti’s drive and enthusiasm has placed her at the forefront of Australia’s green movement for nearly two decades.

  • Executive Awards JudgeJohn Karagounis

    John Karagounis

    CEO of The CEO Circle

    As CEO of The CEO Circle, John Karagounis is a high-achieving visionary, always striving to ensure that the brand is synonymous with excellence.

  • Executive Awards JudgeChris Dutton

    Chris Dutton

    CEO of The CEO Magazine

    A true entrepreneur, Chris Dutton founded The CEO Magazine with just $500, working from a spare bedroom after arriving in Australia.