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Former McWilliams Wines CEO David Pitt was interviewed by KPMG partner and McWilliams Wines administrator Gayle Dickerson in a session entitled “Toasting a turnaround”. David recounted his leadership of an iconic Australian wine producer through a restructure and 16 month voluntary administration, bushfires, a global pandemic, Chinese tariffs and the ultimate sale of the business to two family businesses. He discussed the challenges that he faced as CEO, the opportunities that arose that he used…

The first keynote speaker at the 2021 TMA National Conference was Alison Kitchen, Director of the Business Council of Australia, National Chairman of KPMG and member of KPMG’s global and regional boards, Council member of ANU and Director of Belvoir Street Theatre. One of the biggest challenges Alison faced in the last 18 months during COVID was the lack of autonomy and learning to let go of things she could not control personally and at…