EXECUTIVES RECOGNISED AS BUSINESS LEADERS

Written on the 9 May 2014

EXECUTIVES RECOGNISED AS BUSINESS LEADERS CEO community The Executive Connection (TEC) has appointed 13 new chairs to the network, including four business leaders from Queensland.

There are now 83 chairs across Australia and New Zealand, including the addition of Bill Lazarus, Camille Morin, Catherine Palin-Brinkworth and Dr Tony Watt from the state.

TEC chairman Nigel Stoke (pictured) says the selection and training process is no easy feat and the latest recruits deserve the honour.

“We’ve been doing this in Australia since 1986 and research clearly shows that our members outperform the average SME, making the economic and broader social value of our activities vitally important.

“There has been no more important time in our history where the need to retool, to change, to adapt, to innovate in order to survive and prosper was so real for business,” he says.

Stoke says TEC allows executives to connect to reputable leaders in Australia, as well as internationally through affiliates.

“SME’s have always been the engine room of our economy and today this is certainly true, and because of that the broader national economies of Australia and New Zealand depend on SME’s succeeding.

“TEC mentors provide business leaders and owners with one on one coaching to help them test ideas, improve decision-making and see the broad and long view of business for the years ahead.”
Lazarus has more than 30 years experience as a CEO and COO in resources, energy and project development.

Morin has 18 years experience at a CEO and COO level, instrumental in developing five start-up ventures domestically and internationally.

Palin-Brinkworth has led a business development and training consultancy for 25 years, winning numerous awards as a key-note speaker, mentor and coach.

Dr Watt has been involved with TEC for 11 years and is managing director of a workplace culture specialist agency.  

 

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