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Gary
Pert

Former CEO, Collingwood Football Club.

Profile

Gary Pert is an intelligent, articulate and sought-after speaker on the nature of high performance. His presentations are specifically and meticulously tailored to the client organisation, its challenges and its people. He speaks eloquently on the values of excellence, leadership, discipline and community, as well as the importance of goal-setting and feedback, and the power of perfect strategic execution.

Current work

Currently, he's Chairman of both sporting focussed digital marketing company, Greenroom Digital and Players Voice.

He served as a Director of Collingwood in 2006 and 2007, and currently holds a board positions with the Heartwell Foundation.

Previous experience

CEO: Gary Pert is the former CEO of the Collingwood Football Club - the biggest football club in Australia. Over the last ten years, under Gary's leadership, the club financially doubled in size and played in three Grand Finals, including the winning the 2010 Premiership.

Management: Coming to the Holden Centre midway through 2007, Gary was previously Managing Director of Channel Nine Melbourne. He also enjoyed a 12-year career with Austereo Melbourne, culminating in four years as General Manager, and five years as the National Sales Director.

Awards: Gary had a distinguished 14-year AFL career between 1982 and 1995, during which he played 233 games. Gary played 163 games for the Fitzroy Lions and 70 games for the Mighty Magpies. He won the Fitzroy Best and Fairest Medal in 1989, was named All-Australian in 1985, and was named in the Fitzroy Team of the Century.

Expertise
Topics

Business

  • Culture
  • Mastering Leadership
  • CEO & Company Directors
  • Change Management

Motivational

  • Inspiring Stories

Politics & Advocacy

  • Leadership

Sport

  • AFL & AFLW
Feedback
Gary Pert spoke for an hour and a half, hitting all the key points we had discussed and more. Gary was very generous with his experiences and insights of his leadership at Collingwood Football Club and our delegates were mesmerised. The feedback we received after the session was 100% positive. We would not hesitate to recommend Gary and hope to book him again ourselves in the future. Metcash Limited
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