Greyhounds Australasia (GA) is pleased to advise that Mr Russell Ware has been appointed as the new Chairman of the GA Board.
After completion of an exhaustive two month recruitment process it was unanimously decided by the Board that Mr Ware
be offered the newly created independent Chairman's position.
Craig Taberner, GA Chief Executive Officer, speaking on behalf of the Board highlighted some of the key qualities that Russell brings to the Board, including his strong leadership and professionalism, his attention to detail and his willingness to learn more about the greyhound racing industry.
"Russell possesses over 22 years of public company board experience, holds a Master of Laws with Honours degree from the University of Sydney and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors."
has previously been the Chairman of a number of ASX listed companies, has been CEO of several major organisations and is currently Deputy Chairman of the Australian Egg Corporation Ltd
and a Non-Executive Director of Greater Building Society Ltd
"The Board welcomes Russell
to GA and the racing industry at large, and is sure he
will make an immediate and valuable contribution".
After announcing the appointment, Mr Ware