RECOGNITION FOR THE STATE'S BEST
The Business Leader of the Year Award recognises a leader who has made an outstanding contribution to business in Western Australia in recent times.
In 2021 The Australian Institute of Management Western Australia announced Kerry Stokes AC, Chairman of Seven Group Holdings (SGH) as the 2021 WA Business Leader of the Year Award Winner at the awards ceremony held on 4 November 2021.
Kerry Stokes AC nominated Telethon to benefit from the $20,000 training prize
How the winner is chosen:
An eminent panel is selected to consider the most outstanding WA business leaders. The panel nominate, shortlist and deliberate on candidates before making a final decision.
The winner will be recognised by his/her peers as an outstanding leader in the business community and will be able to demonstrate excellence in one or more of the following areas:
The recipient of the WA Business Leader of the Year Award must:
Former Executive Chair, Northern Star Resources
Managing Director, Mineral Resources
Former Chief Executive Officer, Water Corporation
I was absolutely stunned to win the 2019 AIM Pinnacle Award as the calibre of previous winners and others in the room was simply outstanding.
I feel humbled and delighted.I have donated my prize to the Foundation of the Fremantle Dockers Football Club to assist and grow participation in sport for women and those in remote parts of WA.
We are lucky to live and work in a state with so much potential so it is up to each of us to ensure we can grow our economy and our future leaders to deliver on that promise.
Adrian Fini OAM
Director, FJM Property
Chairman, Perth Airport Pty Ltd and Foundation for the WA Museum
Stan Perron AM
Founder, Perron Group
Andrew Forrest AO
Founder, Fortescue Metals Group
Richard Goyder AO
Chief Executive Officer, Wesfarmers