Kearney adds high-profile executives to ANZ Advisory Group

05 March 2024 2 min. read
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Global management consulting firm Kearney has welcomed three new high-profile executives to its Advisory Group for Australia and New Zealand.

The Advisory Group of Kearney is made up of executives who come from a range of backgrounds and industries, with each member having demonstrated success in leading and chairing large, well-known organisations

The group a valuable role in mentorship, advocacy and provocation within the firm, and supports the board and leader with shaping strategy and offerings in the domain of strategic operations and transformation.

Kearney adds high-profile executives to ANZ Advisory Group

New to the Advisory Group are Ian Harper, the former Dean and Director of Melbourne Business School and Chair of the Australian Statistics Advisory Council; Kelly O’Dwyer, formerly a Cabinet minister (and the first woman to serve in Cabinet in a Treasury Portfolio) and a non-executive director at the National Reconstruction Fund Corporation; and Wendy Stops, non-executive director at Coles and the Deputy Chancellor of the University of Melbourne.

Commenting on the appointments, Adam Dixon, ANZ Managing Partner at Kearney, said: “We are delighted to have such an illustrious group of new members join our Advisory Group in the region. The Advisory Group plays a critical role in guiding Kearney to support leading Australian institutions to grow and prosper.”

Headquartered in the US, Kearney is one of the globe’s most prestigious strategic and management consulting firms. The firm setup shop in ANZ in 1994 and operates with offices in Sydney and Melbourne.

The three new members will join existing members of Kearney’s Advisory Group: Michael Cameron (Chair of Equip Super and Heritage & People’s Choice Bank and Resolution Capital), James Fazzino (non-executive director at APA Group, Rabobank and Qube), and Fiona Rowland (Chair at Macquarie Investment Services and previously non-executive director Commonwealth Bank of Australia).

Past members of its regional Advisory Group include Robert Nason, Diana Eilert, Malcolm Broomhead, Leigh Clifford, Joe Skrzynski and Diedre Willmott.