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Bruce Akhurst

Bruce Akhurst

Non-executive Director from July 2017
Bruce Akhurst is a Director of McMillan Shakespeare Limited.  He is also Chairman of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation and a Council Member of RMIT University.

Mr Akhurst was the Executive Chairman of Adstream Holdings Pty Ltd and was a Director of Vocus Group Limited and private investment company Paul Ramsay Holdings Pty Ltd. In his executive career, Mr Akhurst was Chief Executive Officer of Sensis Pty Ltd from 2005 to 2012 and a Director and Chairman of FOXTEL. He also spent seven years as Group Managing Director and Group General Counsel at Telstra Corporation Limited, and prior to that he was a Partner at Mallesons Stephen Jaques.

Mr Akhurst is Chairman of the Tabcorp Risk and Compliance Committee and a member of the Tabcorp People and Remuneration Committee, Tabcorp Nomination Committee and Tabcorp Technology Committee.

Mr Akhurst holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) and a Bachelor of Laws, and is a Fellow of AICD.