From Australian Financial Review 19/9/16
Former David Jones chairman and Fairfax Media director Bob Savage has died aged 74.
Robert (Bob) Murray Savage was born in New Zealand in 1941 and moved to Australia in 1957 where he went on to have a distinguished business career.
He was a Fairfax director, chairman of Perpetual Ltd from 2005 to 2010 and chairman of retailer David Jones from 2003 until 2012. He was director of several companies including Smorgon Steel and managing director and chief executive of IBM Australia from 1996 until 1999. Mr Savage was named a member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the 2010 Australia Day honours for his service to business and commerce in the information technology, retail and financial sectors.
"Fantastic as always."
Local Government Association of Queensland
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