Ross Adler

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Norman Ross Adler AC was managing director of Santos Ltd (1986-2000).[1] He also chaired the board of Austrade (2001-2006).[2]

Education[edit]

Appointments[edit]

1975–1984 Managing Director of Brown & Dureau Ltd, a merchant trader[5]
1979–1984 Held various senior management roles with Australian Paper Manufacturers Ltd, later Amcor,
rising to an Executive Director in 1981 and then to Deputy Managing Director[5][6]
1984–2000 Managing Director of Santos Ltd[6]
1990–2004 Director of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia Ltd[7][8]
1996–2001 Director of Telstra Corporation Ltd[6]
1998- Council member of the University of Adelaide and Chairman of its Finance Committee[4][6]
2000–2001 Member of the Austrade Board[6]
2001–2006 Chairman of the Austrade Board[6]
2001- Chairman and CEO of Amtrade International Pty Ltd[4][5][6]
2005- Chairman of Domino's Pizza Australia New Zealand Ltd (now Domino's Pizza Enterprises)[6][9]
ca. 2006 Chairman of the Adelaide Festival[6]
2007- Deputy Chancellor of the University of Adelaide[4]
-2007 Chairman of the Port Adelaide Maritime Corporation[4]
2008 Deputy Chairman of Defence SA Advisory Board[10][11]
Director and Chairman of the MFP Development Corporation and the MFP International Advisory Board[4]
Member of the Business Council of Australia for nearly 20 years[4]
Member of the Board of the Australian Institute of Petroleum[4]
Member of the South Australian Minerals and Petroleum Expert Group (SAMPEG)[12]
Member of the Corporations and Securities Panel[4]
Member of the Board of Governors of the National Institute of Labour Studies[4]
Chairman of the Board of the Art Gallery of South Australia for 10 years[4]
Chair of the Arts and Cultural Development Taskforce SA[4]
Member of the Board of Governors of the State Theatre Company[4]
Deputy Chairman of the Adelaide Entertainment Centre[4]
Chair of the University of Adelaide Graduate School of Management's Advisory Committee[4]
Vice-Patron of the University of Adelaide Alumni Association[4]
Deputy Chairman, School Council, Melbourne Grammar School [13]

Honours and awards[edit]

For service to business and commerce, particularly through the promotion of international trade and as a contributor to company and commercialisation development in Australia, to the community through administrative roles with educational institutions, and as a supporter of the arts.[15]
For service to business and commerce, to the promotion of the arts in South Australia, and to the community.[17]
For outstanding service to Australia's international trade

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2000 Annual Report, Santos Ltd, santos.com, pp 5,6,40,42,43,64,65
  2. ^ Queen's Birthday Honours to 524 Australians, The World Today - Monday, 11 June 2007, abc.net.au
  3. ^ Queen’s Birthday Honours, Faculty of Economics & Commerce, University of Melbourne, October 2007, pg 11
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r Business leader is new Deputy Chancellor, Media Release, Friday, 9 March 2007, University of Adelaide
  5. ^ a b c Company History, Amtrade International Pty Ltd Group (Previously trading as Brown & Dureau Limited since 1883), amtrade.com.au
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i Board membership 2005-06, Austrade annual report 2005-06, pg64
  7. ^ Directors of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Annual Report 2005, www.commbank.com.au
  8. ^ Directors of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Annual Report 2003, www.commbank.com.au
  9. ^ Board of Directors, Domino's Pizza
  10. ^ Defence SA Advisory Board members, Defence SA Annual Report 2007-2008, www.defencesa.com, pg 9
  11. ^ Defence SA Annual Report 2008-09, pg 1
  12. ^ About the SAMPEG Members, pir.sa.gov.au
  13. ^ School Council, Melbourne Grammar School
  14. ^ Companion of the Order of Australia, itsanhonour.gov.au
  15. ^ Queen's Birthday 2007 Honours, Commonwealth of Australia Gazette, No S100, 11 June 2007, ag.gov.au, pg 1
  16. ^ Officer of the Order of Australia, itsanhonour.gov.au
  17. ^ Commonwealth of Australia Gazette, No S16, 26 January 1999
  18. ^ Centenary Medal, itsanhonour.gov.au