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-JamesHannan

James Hannan
Deputy Chair

James is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Ovato Ltd. James has over 18 years’ experience in print operations and senior executive responsibilities since 2014. Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer, he served as Ovato’s Chief Operating Officer, responsible for the Group’s operations across Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and India.

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

Mark Roberts
Head of Mail Channel & Product,
Australia Post

Struan Abernethy
Chief Executive Officer,
Reachmedia

Rodney Frost
Chief Executive Officer,
The Lamson Group

Tony Bertrand
National Marketing Manager,
Ball & Doggett / APIA

Craig Brown
Managing Director,
Sappi Fine Paper / APIA

New Zealand Board

Struan Abernethy
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)