CEO: Don Meij - From Delivering Pizzas to Leading a Global Pizza Business | Domino's (ASX: DMP)Don Meij has worked at Dominos for 3 decades, having started as a delivery driver in 1987, and working his way up to become CEO and Managing Director of Domino’s Pizza Enterprises. He's one of Australia’s great entrepreneurs and during this episode we get stuck into the conversation about the story to date, the technological developments of the company, and his approach to people and culture, as well as his answer to some of your community questions.
How we can improve the gender pay gap | Meggie Palmer, PepTalkHerThis year in Australia, the gender pay gap has increased to 14.2%. That’s a difference of $261.50 every week.
CEO Series: John Guscic - Steering Webjet Through COVIDOn this episode, Bryce and Alec talk to John Guscic, the Managing Director of Webjet. But before that, John was previously Managing Director, Asia Pacific for GTA and formerly Managing Director, of the Travelport Business Group, Pacific region. Based in Tokyo, Japan, he was responsible for the Galileo and GTA brands in Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea and Indonesia. Previous to that John was Managing Director, Galileo South Pacific and Flairview Travel.
Bond, James Bond? Talking defensive assets | Gaby RosenbergA common investing rule includes balancing your risk through diversification - and one of the ways to achieve this is through adding defensive assets to your portfolio! What are defensive assets, you may ask? Today we chat with the incredible Gaby Rosenberg, co founder of Blossom, to define defensive assets including the classic bond (no, unfortunately nothing to do with James) while exploring how she made one of the least accessible investments options available to people like you and me. Join us as we all learn about this new asset class.
CEO Series: Larry Diamond - Retail Investor Earnings Call (first ever!) | Zip Co (ASX: Z1P)Our first guest for this series is a long-term friend and previous guest of the show - Larry Diamond. Larry is the CEO and co-founder of Zip (ASX: Z1P), and in this conversation Bryce and Alec ask him the questions you helped put together - in our Equity Mates Facebook Discussion Group. Listen to his previous episode here.
CEO Series: Grant Straker is taking on the tech giants from rural NZIt's no secret that New Zealand punches well above its weight with innovative, interesting companies that come across the pond and list on the ASX. In this episode, Alec and Bryce chat to Grant Straker - the co-founder and CEO of Straker Translations, an ASX-listed language translation service. Since co-founding Straker with his wife Merryn in 1999, the company has grown to $30m in revenue and a $130m market cap. Prior to Straker Translations, Grant was a paratrooper in the British Army. Straker has gone from strength to strength, with revenue growing from $10m in FY16 to $31m in FY21 (5 year CAGR, 25.6%) and guided for $50m in FY22, while the global market for language services was $43b in 2017, expected to be $67b in 2022 (5 year CAGR, 9.3%). Together they talk about how Straker will capture larger and larger market share in this growing market, their partnership with IBM, and what the future holds for Straker.
CEO Series: John Winters on seizing the investment opportunity in the USJohn is the co-founder and CEO of Superhero, an online broker offering Australian’s the lowest cost access to the Australian market and now the US stock market as well. Before co-founding Superhero, John was a stockbroker and private wealth manager at Shaw & Partners.
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CEO Series: Angus Muffet - Building Shopback into the 'Facebook of online shopping'Angus is the Country Manager of ShopBack, a Singapore-based ecommerce company with more than 25 million members specialising in cashback loyalty programs. When shopping via ShopBack, shoppers receive a percentage of their purchase price back, paid for through affiliate programs by the merchant. Prior to starting at ShopBack in 2018, Angus was the National Sales Director for Groupon.
Forget Tech... teeth are the new growth story | CEO Series w/ Phil McKenzie - Pacific Smiles GroupPhil is the CEO and Managing Director of Pacific Smiles Group (ASX: PSQ), an Australian dental group operating over 100 dental centres under the Pacific Smile Dental Care and the NIB Dental Care brands, located throughout NSW, Victoria, Queensland and the ACT.
10 Jun, 2021
CEO Series: Phil McKenzie - Forget tech... teeth are the new growth story | Pacific Smiles (ASX: PSQ)Phil is the CEO and Managing Director of Pacific Smiles Group (ASX: PSQ), an Australian dental group operating over 100 dental centres under the Pacific Smile Dental Care and the NIB Dental Care brands. In this conversation Phil explains how to conceptualise the industry, identifies the main players in the scene, talks at length about this leadership philosophy that was reinforced and tested during the pressures of the pandemic, and talks to the future of Pacific Smiles Group.