Chief Financial Officer @ Echo Entertainment is one of Australia's leading owners and operators of integrated resorts and casinos. Echo Entertainment owns and operates the Star in Sydney, Treasury Casino & Hotel Brisbane and Jupiters Hotel & Casino Gold Coast. The Company also manages the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on behalf of the Queensland Government.
Chief Financial Officer @ Echo Entertainment is one of Australia's leading owners and operators of integrated resorts and casinos. Echo Entertainment owns and operates the Star in Sydney, Treasury Casino & Hotel Brisbane and Jupiters Hotel & Casino Gold Coast. The Company also manages the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on behalf of the Queensland Government. Echo Entertainment is an ASX top 100 listed company. From June 2014 to Present (1 year 6 months) Sydney Area, AustraliaNon Executive Director @ The Schizophrenia Research Institute is the only national medical research institute solely dedicated to discovering the ways to prevent and cure schizophrenia.
The organisation conducts and supports schizophrenia research in hospitals, universities and research institutes across the country and internationally. With approximately 60 employees and 140 scientific affiliates, the Institute drives a proactive research agenda. From July 2011 to Present (4 years 5 months) Sydney Area, AustraliaGroup Chief Financial Officer @ ASX listed, Salmat is the leading multi-channel communication and engagement provider in the Australasian marketplace. With technology and digitalisation at the core, Salmat is the leader in facilitating direct or targeted communication to consumers across multiple media and digital channels. Revenues approaching $1bn (prior to divestment in Oct 2012) with 6,000 staff and 20,000
contractors, Salmat had operations across Australia, NZ, USA, UK, HK, and the Philippines.
The CFO role has full responsibility for the strategic planning, development and leadership of the entire corporate finance organisation for the group. Directed financial planning and analysis, statutory and management accounting, commercial, M&A, treasury, legal, investor relations, business optimisation, payroll and finance Systems; a team of more than 150. From August 2009 to March 2014 (4 years 8 months) Chief Financial Officer, Aust & NZ @ EDS was a leading US based global technology services company with revenues in excess of US$22bn. EDS delivered a broad portfolio of information technology and business process outsourcing services to clients in the financial services, communications, energy, transportation, and consumer and retail industries and to governments around the world. In Australia and New Zealand Gartner quoted EDS as being No. 1 in terms of revenue in the IT Services Market, with revenues in excess of $1.7bn and employees of more than 7,000. EDS merged with Hewlett Packard globally in 2008.
The CFO role had full responsibility for the finance function in the region, including directing financial planning and analysis, statutory and management accounting, commercial, M&A, and treasury. From June 2006 to January 2009 (2 years 8 months) Commercial Director @ From June 2003 to May 2006 (3 years) Chief Financial Officer @ From 1997 to 2002 (5 years) Senior Accountant @ From 1993 to 1995 (2 years) Senior Accountant @ Large company audit and mid size company financial statement preparations. From 1993 to 1995 (2 years)
Australian Institute of Company DirectorsLeadership in a Global Enterprise @ Thunderbird School of Global ManagementMember @ Institute of Chartered AccountantsBachelor of Business @ University of Technology, Sydney Chad Barton is skilled in: Strategy, Business Strategy, Project Planning, New Business Development, Business Planning, Start-ups, Outsourcing, Management Consulting, Business Transformation, Change Management, Mergers, Business Process Improvement, Business Development, Team Leadership, Strategic Planning