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2019 Corporate Public Affairs Oration

Date 27 Jun 2019
Location Melbourne
Price AUD 390.00
Discounted Member Price AUD 290.00

Event Details:

We are delighted to announce that Alison Watkins, Group Managing Director, Coca-Cola Amatil, will deliver the Centre’s 2019 Oration in Melbourne on the evening of Thursday 27 June.

Ms Watkins will address the Oration topic In an age of high distrust in corporations, what is the social contract that corporations need to forge with the community?

Alison joined Coca-Cola Amatil as Group Managing Director in March 2014. Alison is a non-executive director of The Centre for Independent Studies and the Business Council of Australia.

Alison’s previous roles include Chief Executive Officer of agribusiness GrainCorp Limited and of Berri Limited, the market leader in Australian juice, and Managing Director of Regional Banking at ANZ. Alison spent 10 years at McKinsey & Company from 1989-1999 and became a partner of the Firm in 1996 before moving to ANZ as Group General Manager Strategy. Alison has been a non-executive director of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited, Woolworths Limited and Just Group Limited. She is a former Victorian President and National Board Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. .

Oration dinner details:
Date: Thursday 27 June 2019
Venue: Crown Melbourne, 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank
Time: 7.00pm for a 7.30pm start
Dress: Business

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A cancellation fee of A$150 will apply if the registration has been acknowledged and processed. Substitutions can be made at any time. No refund for cancellations received after 24 May 2019.

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