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VIC Breakfast 8/11/2016

Victorian Business Leaders Breakfast

Navigating the Forced Industry Disruption @ Sigma Pharmaceuticals

Please join us for our business leaders series breakfast featuring Gary Dunne, Chief Operating Officer for Sigma Pharmaceuticals.

As Australia's largest Pharmacy lead network with the Amcal, Guardian, Discount Drug pharmacies amongst some of Sigmas banners; Gary is uniquely placed to share key observations on working in an environment constantly changing, disrupted by external and internal factors to the industry.

Gary will talk to and give insights on the challenges faced in an industry undergoing constant changes and regulatory Reviews whilst dealing with changing consumer expectations.

As the leader of this influential brand Gary will share the approach which has been adopted to lead, inform and provide a level of comfort to many members running their local businesses under the household pharmacy brands we know and trust.

Time: 7.15am for a 7.30am start - 9.00am
Date: Tuesday 8 November, 2016
Venue: Riversdale Golf Club,
             200-280 Huntingdale Road (Cnr. Huntingdale Road & High St Road),
             Mount Waverley, VIC
Tickets: $59.50 for Members, $74.50 for Non-Members
              Registration includes a hot breakfast.
Parking: Complimentary parking is available onsite

Gary Dunne, Chief Operating Officer for Sigma Pharmaceuticals

Gary is a highly motivated, creative and versatile C-Level senior executive with extensive experience in retail and wholesale operations. He is a strong thought leader with over 25 years' experience and a proven track record in retail restructuring, Operations, Warehouse and Distribution, Property, Information Technology, Merchandise, Marketing and Strategic Management. He has a particular interest in cultural transformation and development.

Gary is the Chief Operating Officer for Sigma Pharmaceuticals with responsibility for strategically leading Sigma's healthcare business.

Gary's professional experiences include 16 years with Woolworths, predominantly in Operations, and he was the first Regional Managing Director for Aldi in its first five years establishing the Australia operation. He then spent a further five years with Coles Myer in Operations, Strategy and Super Centres, before completing a number of restructuring roles with private equity.

He is currently the Chairman of NostraData, a non-executive director of Member Benefits Australia, a non-executive Director of National Pharmaceutical Services Association and attends all management board meetings at Sigma.

Gary is also a recipient of the Joe Berry Memorial Award, a finalist in the Johnson & Johnson New Leaders forum, and a finalist in the Australian Supermarket Institute Awards.

Gary is a graduate of the Harvard Business School's Advanced Management Programme, holds a Masters of Enterprise from Melbourne University and a Bachelor of Business from Monash University.

Venue: Riversdale Golf Club, Mount Waverley
Venue Address: 200-280 Huntingdale Road (Cnr. Huntingdale Rd & High Street Rd), Mount Waverley
Starting: 7:15 AM
Tuesday 8th November 2016
Ending: 9:00 AM
Phone Enquiries: 1300 669 030

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