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Simon Kelly

Simon Kelly has over 30 years of experience in strategic, financial and general management with a particular emphasis on growth, sustainability and international business in complex regulatory environments within the entertainment/media, technology, FMCG and manufacturing sectors. He has a strong track record of significantly enhancing operational performance, governance and stakeholder value. Mr Kelly was chief operating officer of Nine Entertainment where he oversaw the company’s restructuring and IPO. He was also chief financial officer and board director of ASX-listed Aristocrat Leisure and held a number of senior executive roles at ASX-listed Goodman Fielder. Mr Kelly recently led the re-capitalisation of Virgin Australia. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (First Class, Honours) in Economics and Accounting, is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Bio last updated 11 Oct 2017

Positions - Current

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director
Ardent Leisure
Ardent Leisure
2017

Positions - Previous

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Project Director (interim role)
Virgin Australia
Virgin Australia
2016 - 2016
Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Company Secretary
Nine Entertainment
Nine Entertainment
2012 - 20168
Non-Executive Director, ninemsn
Nine Entertainment
Nine Entertainment
2012 - 20158
Chief Financial Officer (since 2002)
Goodman Fielder
Goodman Fielder
1995 - 2003
Senior Manager
PwC
PwC
1985 - 19953

Roles

2017
Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director
Year started and most recent title

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