One member of the Essendon board is Dorothy Hisgrove.
Two things. With that history, Dorothy is a world authority on bullshit. And she knows all about Mr Thorburn.
According to The Age, Dorothy was assigned to support consultant EY’s work on the process of selecting a CEO.
That makes her position very interesting for all sorts of reasons.
It has been a while since I looked up ‘imputed knowledge’, but I would like to see her explanation of the part she played as an experienced executive whose role generally has been to promote the elixirs of inclusion and diversity.
Agatha Christie may have had trouble topping this.
Dorothy Hisgrove – Director
Bachelor of Business, Graduate Diploma in Marketing
Dorothy joined the Board in August 2021.
She is a proven business leader and trusted adviser to board and executive management on leadership, workforce strategy, culture and business performance.
She has held senior leadership roles across several sectors with a focus on the development and implementation of growth and transformation programs in large and complex organisations.
Dorothy is currently national managing partner of people and inclusion at KPMG Australia, and a director of Teach for Australia.
In previous roles, she was a partner and chief people officer at PwC Australia; general manager of people, customer and community at the Australian Football League (AFL); general manager of culture and communications at Australia Post; and general manager of people engagement, culture, diversity and change at National Australia Bank.
‘Dorothy is a member of the People and Remuneration Committee.
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