Chief Executive Officer
Australian Red Cross
Kym was elected as Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee in February 2020. He is also a member of the Finance Committee and the Nominations and Remuneration Committee.
Kym is an advisor in Strategy and Leadership and holds various directorships and advisory board positions, particularly within the Advertising and Media industry. He has extensive corporate governance experience in listed and non-listed public companies, privately-owned companies and government-owned organisations.
He has held senior regional and country executive leadership roles including CEO, COO and CFO in Asia Pacific, China and Australia for global advertising holding groups, the more recent being Dentsu Aegis Network. He also has extensive corporate development experience heading up the acquiring of over two hundred businesses.
Kym is a Chartered Accountant, a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, has a master degree in Leadership, a master degree in Business Administration, a post-graduate diploma in Chartered Accounting, a post-graduate certificate in Executive Leadership, and a degree in Accounting. He currently is undertaking a PhD in Leadership.
Kym is passionate how leadership can positively impact people, our planet and organisations in a sustainable and ethical way.
Australian Red Cross offers relief in times of crisis, care when it's needed most and commitment when others turn away. Red Cross helps millions of people globally each year and cares for local communities in Australia and Asia Pacific.