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Brett Chenoweth appointed to board of Surfing Australia

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Brett brings Board and Chairman position experience 

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 9 June, 2015 - Coolangatta - Senior executive and media and digital business specialist Brett Chenoweth has been appointed to the Board of Surfing Australia.

Brett is a proven Chief Executive Officer in both public and private companies, specialising in media, with particular expertise in digital businesses and international operations. He is a former Chief Executive Officer of APN News and Media and has held senior executive roles at the Silverfern Group, Telecom New Zealand, Publishing & Broadcasting Limited, ecorp,  ninemsn and Village Roadshow Pictures.

Brett has also held Board and Chairman positions on a number of private and public companies over the past 15 years in the media, telecommunications, technology and entertainment sectors, in Australia, New Zealand, the United States and Asia. He is currently Chairman of Madman Entertainment, Chairman of Yellow Pages Group, Chairman of The Advisory Board of HRL Morrison & Co., Managing Director of HJB Limited and a Principal of the Bombora Group.

His expertise in media, technology, content and the evolving digitally driven communications sectors will provide crucial guidance as Surfing Australia continues to develop its digital and broadcasting initiatives.

“I am thrilled to have been asked to join the Board of Surfing Australia,” Brett said. “To contribute to the development of the sport of surfing and in particular, to work with Norm, Andrew and the Board to expand the Surf For Life Project, is something that I feel privileged to do.”

Surfing Australia chairman Norm Innis welcomed the appointment of Brett to the Board.

“On behalf of the Board, I welcome Brett Chenoweth to Surfing Australia,” Norm said. “As we increasingly rely on digital media and marketing as part of our business model, Brett’s background and experience will be an invaluable addition to our Board’s skill set. 

“In addition, with an ever increasing emphasis on corporate governance now being a prerequisite for sport, Brett’s extensive knowledge of boardroom operations ensures Surfing Australia will continually strive for, and achieve, best practice in this aspect of our operations.”

Tim Brimblecombe

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