Kerry Stokes

Kerry Stokes AO holds business interests in a diverse range of industries including electronic and print media, property, mining, and construction equipment. He is most widely known as the chairman of Seven Group Holdings, which owns Caterpillar mining equipment franchisee Westrac and is the biggest shareholder in Seven West Media, one of the largest publishing and broadcasting corporations in Australia. SWM owns the Seven Network and The West Australian newspaper. Mr Stokes was awarded Companion in the General Division of the Order of Australia in recognition of his contributions to Australian business. He is a noted philanthropist, with a special interest in art and military memorabilia. His private company is called Australian Capital Equity. Mr Stokes’ many board memberships include member of the International Council for Museum & Television, council member for the Australian War Memorial, and a former chairman of the National Gallery of Australia. In 1995, he was recognised as an Officer in the general division of the Order of Australia (AO).
Bio last updated 07 Dec 2019

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