Entries by Penelope Stockdale

The Crow’s Seek CEO

Adelaide Football Club, ‘The Crows’ are seeking a dynamic leader in a new CEO. The Adelaide Football Club is one of eighteen teams participating in the AFL. The Club has a proven track record of success both on and off the field and is a multi-faceted business with a turnover expected to approach $40 million […]

COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRALIA EVENT – Weathering the Economic Cycle and Climate Change: How are we Placed

With Cop 21 unfolding in Paris, Commonwealth Bank Chief economist Michael Blythe took the opportunity to spotlight Australia’s environmental challenges when he spoke to ABIE members and friends recently. In his talk, Weathering the Economic Cycle and Climate Change, he warned that the economic loss associated with climate change was already significant, and that the […]

ABIE Rentrée Dinner 2015

With the sun setting over Paris, SAFRAN Headquarters provided a beautiful venue with a stunning backdrop of the City of Light for the 2015 ABIE FRANCE Rentrée Dinner, which was yet again a lively soirée with excellent food & wine and most importantly good company. The President and Board of ABIE France welcomed members and […]

ANZ Opens French Office in Paris

The opening of the French branch of the Australian and New Zealand Bank (ANZ), ABIE’s latest corporate member, was celebrated with a lunch in the private residence of H.E. Mr Stephen Brady, AO CVO, Ambassador of Australia to the French Republic on June 2. The bank, already present in London and Frankfurt, believes its strong […]

Commonwealth Bank of Australia Presentation & Cocktail Reception

The Commonwealth Bank’s chief economist, Michael Blythe, outlined a positive five year economic scenario for Australia when he spoke with ABIE members and the bank’s guests at The Peninsula Hotel on Thursday, 28th May, 2015.   He described Australia’s 23 years of unbroken economic growth as impressive, adding that he believed Australia will set a […]

Sotheby’s Private Viewing of the Dillée Collection

ABIE Board, Corporate Club and Business members had the privilege and pleasure of a private viewing of the famous Dillée collection of furniture and decorative art before it went under the hammer at Sotheby’s on 18th March 2015. The hosts were Jeremy Durack, ABIE member and Sotheby’s Senior Director and Secretary General, together with Brice […]

Cyber Security: Just How Worried Should We Be?

This was the question raised by Marcus Madelung, Sales Director EMEA, Telstra to fellow panelists at the ABIE-Clifford Chance joint seminar on cyber security on 6th November. It seems that some industries are better prepared than others and that the on-line world is less equipped to protect against attack than the physical world that we […]

Arc to Arc Triathlon Success for Australian Iron Man

August 29, 2014: Australian endurance athlete, John Van Wisse has broken the record for the Arc to Arc triathlon – which involved a 34km swim across a rough English channel, a 140km run and a 289km ride – by 12 hours. The event starts with an 87 mile run from London’s Marble Arch to the […]