Gordon Cairns

Gordon Cairns has extensive Australian and international experience as a senior executive and has held senior management positions in marketing, operations and finance with PepsiCo, Cadbury and Nestlé. Mr Cairns is chief executive officer of Lion Nathan, chair of Woolworths, director of Macquarie Group and Macquarie Bank, director of Quick Service Restaurant Group and non-executive director of World Education Australia. He was chair of the Origin Foundation, David Jones, Rebel Group, and director of The Centre for Independent Studies and Westpac Banking Corporation. Mr Cairns is also a senior advisor to McKinsey & Company. He holds a Master of Arts (Honours) from the University of Edinburgh.
Bio last updated 16 Apr 2017

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Total Shareholder Return as at 30/09/16

1 year TSR5 year TSR
135thRamsay Health Care38%36%
187thAGL Energy24%12%
296thOrigin Energy4%-11%
744 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
Source: Morningstar


Non-Executive Chairman
Non-Executive Director
Non-Executive Director, Non-Executive Chairman (from 2013)
Year started and most recent title


14th-Origin Energy$11,981.0m
15th-AGL Energy$11,175.0m
18th↑Ramsay Health Care$8,690.5m
77 listed non wa companies ranked by revenue.
Source: Morningstar

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