Today, the Sporting and Active Lifestyle Goods industry welcomes the announcement that Kate Warwick, Head of Retail and Consumer Products, FTI Consulting and Daniel Vukadinovic, Financial Controller, New Balance, have been appointed to the Board of the Australian Sporting Goods Association (ASGA).
ASGA Board President, Andrew Reed, said “As was presented at the 2020 Annual General Meeting, the Board had set itself to understand where it had gaps and could further strengthen its diversity of background, thought, skill, knowledge and gender to become a more representative reflection of our members and the wider Sporting and Active Lifestyle community. While just as importantly, bringing on new Board Members whose knowledge and skills can add incremental value to ASGA’s key strategic initiatives.
The ASGA Board has worked through this process over recent months and is now excited to be able to welcome and congratulate, Kate Warwick and Daniel Vukadinovic, on their successful appointments to the positions of Independent and Wholesale Directors respectively.
Kate brings a deep understanding of the retail sector and consumer insights, having worked extensively in this sector, both in Australia and internationally. Kate’s knowledge, expertise and wider industry connections will be a great asset for ASGA, along with her significant board experiences.”
Kate Warwick said, “I am excited to be appointed to the ASGA Board to assist with retail and consumer insights, while also playing a role in helping to further promote the importance of sport in our communities”.
“Daniel will bring a decade’s worth of experience in finance and regulatory knowledge to ASGA as we embark upon major projects. Daniel is experienced in leveraging financial insights and analytics to deliver targets and create success in business, areas which will further ASGA’s advancement”, noted Andrew Reed.
Daniel Vukadinovic said, “I am delighted to have joined the ASGA Board and look forward to further assisting the association on a strategic level as well as supporting the active lifestyle and sports performance industry”.
“Both Kate and Daniel have a great love of sport and physical activity personally, each continuing to be involved in physical activity, while also supporting their children’s sporting pursuits.
The ASGA Board consisting of; Ashley Reade – Nike, Russell Havens – rebel, Rachael Adam – SportsPower, Shaun Bajada – Executive Director and myself, welcomes and looks forward to working with Kate Warwick and Daniel Vukadinovic as new ASGA Board members,” Andrew Reed enthused.
The Australian Sporting Goods Association was formed in 1981 as the industry association representing a broad spectrum of sporting goods and active lifestyle industry participants, including manufacturers, importers, wholesalers, and retailers.
ASGA is a leading industry voice on issues impacting the health, trade, sustainability, regulation, and taxation of the sporting and active lifestyle industries. ASGA aims to foster market growth, provide services and advocate for increased participation in sport and physical activity.
Media Contact: Shaun Bajada– 0402 256 252