Billabong’s New CFO Comes From Media

by The Editors on January 11, 2013

Billabong CorpBillabong has chosen to go with a CFO who has worked neither in fashion nor in retail, but in the media space for the past two decades. Peter Myers was CFO of APN News & Media and Network 10, but now he’s going to up to his waist in trunks.

“Peter has over 30 years of experience and insight at both a corporate and an operational level,” said Billabong CEO Launa Inman. “He understands the company’s current position, has a deep understanding of working with a wider team in implementing transformational strategies and will make a valuable contribution.”

He also has “extensive experience” with takeovers and acquisitions, so that’s good. Follow the jump for the official word.CFO APPOINTMENT

GOLD COAST, 11 January 2013: Billabong International Limited has today appointed Peter Myers as Group Chief Financial Officer.

Mr Myers has held several senior executive roles with high profile listed entities including nine years as CFO of APN News & Media Limited and nine years with Network Ten, including six years as CFO.
He has extensive experience working on a number of successful and complex transactions including IPO’s, takeovers, refinancing and acquisitions.

“Peter has over 30 years of experience and insight at both a corporate and an operational level,” said Billabong CEO Launa Inman. “He understands the company’s current position, has a deep understanding of working with a wider team in implementing transformational strategies and will make a valuable contribution.”

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