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Michael Page launches search for Retail Executive of the Year

Sydney, 02 August 2016: Innovator. Motivator. Visionary. Three key traits of a strong business leader.  
In the fourth instalment of the award, recruitment specialists Michael Page have launched the search for Retail Executive Of The Year to recognise the most innovative senior professionals from Australia’s thriving retail scene. 
Applicants will be judged on their most innovative business idea in the last 12 months and how that idea drove business results. The winner will also have displayed a strong leadership role and the ability to motivate teams with their influence. 
Entries are open to CEOs, COOs, MDs, Directors or Senior Managers who have been in the retail sector for at least 12 months. Closing deadline for entries is 31 August 2016. Applicants can apply here.
The winner, to be announced on 04 October 2016, will be rewarded with a personalised, tailored trip to Dubai -- one of the world’s top-rated retail destinations and home to some of the largest and most progressive malls. He or she will also be able to network with inspiring local industry leaders and gain invaluable insights to grow their business.  
Judges for the competition include Franz Madlener, Executive Chairman at Madlener Corporation, current Retail Executive Award winner Stephen Younane, Co-founder and CEO of Retail Prodigy Group as well as Phil Ryan, Director City Chic, Multi Channel and Growth at Specialty Fashion Group.
David Khadi, Regional Director at Michael Page said, “In this dynamic retail arena, we want to identify the most valuable industry contribution in innovation and proven results. The future of sustained growth in Australia’s retail sector is driven by the efforts of these individuals who are constantly setting industry standards.”
Past award winners include senior executives from world-class retail brands such as Ralph Lauren and Gloria Jean’s Coffees.  
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About Michael Page (
Michael Page is a worldwide leader in specialist retail and sourcing recruitment. Since opening our first Sydney office in 1985, we have become one of Australia’s leading recruitment companies, with offices in Sydney Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. We also have offices in all major business hubs across the Asia Pacific region, including Singapore, Japan, Malaysia, India, Taiwan, Hong Kong and China.