Ryan Stokes

Ryan Kerry Stokes is the son of Kerry Stokes and holds senior board and executive roles in his father’s business empire. He was appointed Managing Director of Seven Group Holdings with effect from 1 July 2015. He was previously Chief Operating Officer from August 2012 and an Executive Director since 2010. Mr Stokes is a Director of Seven West Media, which owns the Seven Network and The West Australian. Mr Stokes has been a Director of SWM since 2012. As a Director of WesTrac, Mr Stokes has extensive experience in China, having developed relationships with various mining and media companies over the past 15 years. Mr Stokes was appointed Non-Executive Director of Beach Energy in July 2016. He is Chief Executive of his family’s private investment company, Australian Capital Equity, being appointed an Executive Director in 2001 and CEO in April 2010. Mr Stokes was a Director of Iron Ore Holdings from 2011 to 2014. Mr Stokes is Chairman of the National Library of Australia. He is also a member of the Prime Ministerial Advisory Council on Veterans Mental Health established in 2014. In 2015, he became a Committee member of innovationXchange (within the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade), which provides strategic guidance on innovation in aid programs. He is also a member of the IOC Olympic Education Commission. Mr Stokes is the former Chairman of Australia’s National Youth Mental Health Foundation (Headspace), a Federal Government initiative established in 2006. Mr Stokes holds a BComm from Curtin University and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management (FAIM).
Bio last updated 29 Sep 2017

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Total Shareholder Return as at 29/11/19

1 year TSR5 year TSR
168thPerenti Global39%39%
233rdSeven Group Holdings23%32%
675thSeven West Media-46%-21%
733 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
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2nd↑Seven Group Holdings$4,166.4m
4th↑Perenti Global$1,846.5m
5th↓Seven West Media$1,556.4m
198 listed industrial companies ranked by revenue.
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