Australasian Catalogue Association

Executive

Executive Board Officers

Board - Matt Aitken

Matt Aitken
Chairman

Matt is the Chief Operating Officer, IVE Group Limited. In this role Matt is responsible for the major operating divisions of IVE (Kalido, Blue Star and IVEO), with 1,500 staff based across Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong and China.  Matt is passionate about customers and staff and is also a key leader in all acquisition related activity for the Group.

In his tenure with IVE Group, Matt has been instrumental in the establishment of the IVEO business in 2000 and a key senior executive in the successful public listing of the IVE Group on the ASX in late 2015.

Prior to joining IVE, Matt held several marketing roles in the financial services and marketing agency space.  Matt is also a Director on a number of industry association Boards.

Board - Kevin Slaven

Kevin Slaven
Deputy and Treasurer

Kevin is the Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Ovato Ltd. and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Institute of Chartered Accountants. With more than 20 years in the market, Kevin brings a wealth of experience in commercial roles from a variety of industries. He is experienced in uniting and evolving diverse businesses to hold a common purpose. He devotes much of his time to researching new technologies, products and services, growing their competitive advantage.

Board - Kellie Northwood

Kellie Northwood
Chief Executive Officer

Kellie is the Chief Executive Officer, The Real Media Collective and a strong advocate for the effectiveness and sustainability of media channels that deliver results. She has held several senior executive roles concurrently as the CEO of the Australasian Catalogue Association, Director of Sierra Delta, and Executive Director of TSA Limited. She sits on international Committees, across the United Kingdom, Europe and North America.

Board Officers

Craig Dunsford
Executive General Manager, Northern Region,
Ovato Ltd

Brendon Hill
Chief Executive Officer,
Bauer Media Group

Mark Roberts
Head of Mail Channel & Product,
Australia Post

Struan Abernethy
Chief Executive Officer,
Reachmedia

New Zealand Board

Struan Abernathy
Chief Executive Officer,
Reachmedia
NZ Board Chairman

Robin Bowkett
Sales Director,
Webstar

Bernie Roberts
Chief Executive Officer,
Webstar

Paul Gardiner
Managing Director,
Ovato Ltd (NZ)

Executive Committee

Craig Dunsford (Chairman)
Executive General Manager, Northern Region,
Ovato Limited

Kellie Northwood (Secretary)
Chief Executive Officer,
The Real Media Collective

Bernie Roberts
Chief Executive Officer,
Webstar

Cliff Brigstocke
Chief Executive Officer, Blue Star Group
IVE Group

John Walker
Managing Director
SAPPI Trading Australia

Jaclyn Clements
Sales Director,
Bauer Media Group

Marcus Lindh
Managing Director
UPM-Kymmene Pty Ltd

Mark Roberts
Head of Mail Channel and Products
Australia Post

Mitch Mulligan
Managing Director
Böttcher Australia Pty Ltd / Visual Connections

Natalie Taylor
National Sales Director,
IVE Group

Robin Bowkett
Sales Director
Webstar

Ruth Cobb
General Manager
PrintNZ

Tony Bertrand
National Marketing Manager,
Ball & Doggett