The Executive of the Year Awards are judged by a panel of highly regarded business professionals, whose knowledge collectively covers the broad spectrum of award categories presented at the event. The judges are well-respected experts in their industries with vast experience in their professional careers.
The 2017 judges will be faced with the hard task of filtering through all the finalists to agree on one winner for each of the 24 categories.
VP & MD of PayPal Australia
An experienced, performancedriven business leader, Libby joined PayPal in 2015 with a track record of successful leadership of large, complex professional & financial service firms.
Founder of The LK Group
Larry is a selfproclaimed serial entrepreneur whose limitless enthusiasm for business has bred a winning culture throughout the expanding portfolio of companies over which he resides.
Chief Executive & Executive Board Member of Red Cross Blood Service
Shelly Park is Chief Executive and Executive Board Member of the Australian Red Cross Blood Service.
Group CEO of Mercy Health
2016 CEO of the Year, Stephen Cornelissen is an experienced health care executive who has worked in a range of roles in hospitals, community & government organisations.
CEO & Founding Partner of Azure Group of Azure Group
Michael Derin has more than 25 years of experience as a corporate advisor & more recently as CEO across AsiaPacific.
CEO of Emergent
Holly is an experienced non-executive Director across the private, government and nonprofit sectors, in a statutory and advisory board capacity.
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.
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.
MD of The CEO Magazine
Having always had a passionate interest in publishing, Daniel Di Loreto founded his own magazine while contributing to some of the world's top media titles.