Vaughan Bowen

Vaughan Bowen was appointed managing director and chief executive of Vocus Communications on 14 February 2000 and executive director 28 October 2011. Mr Bowen co-founded M2 in late 1999 and in his nearly 12 years as managing director and chief executive, he successfully steered it from a startup technology enterprise to become a fast-growing, profitable, ASX listed, national telecommunications company. With a proven ability to successfully execute and integrate acquisitions, Mr Bowen was appointed executive director in October 2011 with a core focus on mergers and acquisitions. In addition to his M&A mandate, Mr Bowen maintains a close, highly effective engagement with the M2 CEO and Executive Leadership team. Mr Bowen is a Director of NIA Limited, chair of Aggregato Global (of which M2 is a substantial shareholder) and chair of the Telco Together Foundation, a charitable foundation he created and seeded in 2011. Mr Bowen was named a finalist in the Entrepreneur of the Year in 2004 and 2009. In 2012, he received the ACOMMS Communications Ambassador award for outstanding contributions to the Australian telecommunications industry.
Bio last updated 15 Sep 2018

Positions - Previous

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Non-Executive Chairman (since 2017); (MD/CEO 2000-2017)
Vocus Group
Vocus Group
2000 - 2018

Total Shareholder Return as at 31/08/18

1 year TSR5 year TSR
273rdVocus Group23%6%
737 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
Source: Morningstar


th-Vocus Group$1,902.2m
77 listed non wa companies ranked by revenue.
Source: Morningstar

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