Herb Elliott

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Herb Elliott

"Olympic gold medallist Herb is one of Australia's all-time sporting champions. In his five-year running career in a competitive field, Herb was never beaten over 1500 metres or a mile.

"Herb was awarded a Companion of the Order of Australia in 2002 for services to sport and the community and made a Member of the British Empire in 1964, for his contribution to sport. Herb draws on his significant corporate and community experience in his role as Chairman of the Telstra Foundation. Herb was CEO of Puma Australia from 1985 to 1995 and President of Puma North America from 1995 to 1997. He is currently a Director of Ansell Ltd, Fortescue Metals Group, Athletics Australia and the Australian Childrens Trust." [1]

"Previous executive roles include President of PUMA North America. Mr Elliott is the former inaugural Chairman of National Australia Day Committee and was a Commissioner to the Australian Broadcasting Commission." [2]

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  1. Directors, Telstra Foundation, accessed March 6, 2008.
  2. Directors, Fortescue Metals Group, accessed March 6, 2008.