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Canberra CEO Lunch: Managing Change in Industry Associations

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Date:Wednesday, 29 August 2018
Time:12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue:East Hotel, 69 Canberra Ave, Kingston ACT 2604  
Topic:Managing Change in Industry Associations
Presenter:Denita Wawn, Chief Executive Officer, Master Builders Australia 

Join us for a facilitated discussion about managing change in industry associations with Denita Wawn.

Registrations: Free and exclusive to CEOs and Board Chairs (members only)


Denita Wawn, Chief Executive Officer, Master Builders Australia 

Denita is one of Australia's leading industry and business advocates and the first female CEO of Master Builders is its 127 years history. 

Denita's has a wealth of experience from more than 20 years at the forefront of public policy advocacy and politics.

From 2012-2016 Denita was CEO of the Brewers Association of Australia and New Zealand where her duties included representing the interests of multinational companies to federal and state policy makers and regulators. Her acheivements included a highly successful reputational change strategy for the organisation at a national and international levels.

For more than a decade's Denita led industrial relations policy and advocacy for major industries as General Manager Workplace & Corporate Relations at the National Farmers Federation (NFF) and as National Manager Workplace Relations at the Australian Hotels Associations (AHA). She also served as Executive Director of the AHA's Tasmanian Branch. 

Denita's corporate governance experience includes roles as Chair of the Worldwide Brewers Alliance and the Alcohol Beverages Advertising Code (ABAC) Scheme and as director of Hostplus industry superannuation fund. 

Denita was born and educated in Hobart, Tasmania, undertaking a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws at the University of Tasmania.




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