CEO Messages

 
29th March, 2018 · CEO Message CEO Message No. 31
In 1960, Robert S. McNamara, then President of Ford Motor Company, was asked by President John F Kennedy to become Secretary of Defence. Robert S McNamara 8th US Secretary of DefenceĀ  McNamara had an impressive...
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19th February, 2018 · CEO Message CEO Message No. 30
John Churchill, an ancestor of the famous Sir Winston Churchill, wrote himself into the pages of British history as the first Duke of Marlborough. Marlborough was a military high-achiever, as he is reputed to have...
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7th December, 2017 · CEO Message CEO Message No. 29
The towering figure of Sir Winston Churchill looms large in any assessment of the cataclysmic events that shook the 20th Century and shaped the destiny of the planet for the next 100 years. We are...
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24th October, 2017 · CEO Message CEO Message No. 28
I cannot allow today to pass without making a brief comment on the sad demise of our local manufacturing and assembly industry. The industry’s seventy-year arc of establishment, growth, containment and decline is book-ended by...
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14th August, 2017 · CEO Message CEO Message No. 27
I recently spent an energising few days in the Top End – Darwin to be specific – doing one of the things that makes my role as CEO of your Association so rewarding – rubbing...
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21st June, 2017 · CEO Message CEO Message No. 26
Speaking last year at a meeting of the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia (CEDA)1 Mr. Rod Sims, Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission quoted the following line, generally attributed to the...
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