AstraZeneca has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Aspen Global Incorporated (AGI), part of the Aspen Group, under which AGI will now acquire the residual rights to the established anaesthetic medicines comprising of Diprivan, EMLA, Xylocaine/Xylocard/Xyloproct, Marcaine, Naropin, Carbocaine and Citanest. AstraZeneca entered into an agreement with AGI in June 2016, under […]


The burgeoning trend of Executive Coaching in Australia is tapping in to previously unrecognised levels of personal development for business people. No longer must career-focused business people wait patiently for their opportunities to become executives. The trend taps into the new business need for mental toughness, an area of strength identified by psychologists who believes […]

David Gandolfo

As Australia’s best connected and resourced Equipment Finance Broking firm, Quantum Business Finance’s market position guarantees preferential interest rates on the full range of equipment finance facilities from every major bank and specialised lender in the market. Director David Gandolfo spoke recently with The Australian Business Executive to explain Quantum’s position as a partnership of […]

Basetec Services civil engineering

Basetec Services specialises in designing chemical plants, water pipelines and desalination work, as well as oil and gas work requiring significant technical expertise. It sub-contracts out to provide these services to larger contractors. The large projects are commonly government-listed, sometimes by private companies. Multinational firms can bid on the major civil engineering projects, anything from […]

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Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) is Australia’s largest non-government provider of education, therapy and cochlear implant services for children and adults with vision or hearing loss, their families, and the professionals who support them. The range of specialist services available at RIDBC is unique in Australia and benefits thousands of people each […]


Working out of rural New South Wales, Exclusively Strata is a boutique firm focused upon strata and community management services. The company is run by Michele Hemmings, a CPA with 30 years of experience, who prides herself on being a body corporate specialist, offering flexible meetings and the best contractors engaged and arranged quickly to […]

Direct Uniforms is a supplier of fine quality uniforms for businesses, schools and sports clubs. The company is young and innovative, with a focus on excellence. Its motto promises to provide customers with quality, service and price, a philosophy that guides the company in all it does. Direct Uniforms understands that every business is different, […]


Turn Your Experience Into A Successful Business The business world is constantly changing – that’s one thing that we can all agree on. Powerful disruptive trends like globalisation and cloud-based services are threatening traditional business models and the need for fresh solutions is increasing every day. Now more than ever, the Australian private and public […]

Paul Smith

One common belief among people working their way into the boardroom is that they need governance training qualifications. While I don’t want to denigrate governance training courses or those who have qualifications, the notion they are a necessary prerequisite to landing a board role is, quite frankly, untrue. Before we talk about why governance training […]

Direct Uniforms Peter Cipolla podcast

Before founding Direct Uniforms Peter Cipolla worked in his parents manufacturing business. Using this experience he founded Direct Uniforms in 2009, growing the business into a national clothing distributor even as Australian manufacturing was disappearing. Today the business distributes 3 million garments a year. In this podcast, Peter discusses the product innovation and changes he’s […]

Basetec Services MD Charles Figallo podcast

Basetec Services started as a small construction and engineering firm designing piping for a diverse range of industries. As a contractor to larger organisations and multinationals, they along with many other small contractors have faced a difficult time in arranging payment, leaving them not just at a financial disadvantage but on the cusp of ruin. […]


Allianz Australia Limited Chairman, John Curtis announced today that Richard Feledy has been appointed Allianz Australia Limited’s Managing Director (MD) from 1 January 2018. “Richard’s experience, across all aspects of insurance and leadership qualities made him a great fit for the position. He is the right person to lead Allianz into the future. He brings […]