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Michael Harvey & Jason Dooris win at CEO Magazine Exec of Year

By MediaWeek

Jason Dooris named Media Executive of the Year

Australian Radio Network’s chief operating officer and chief financial officer Michael Harveyhas been awarded the CFO of the Year at The CEO Magazine’s Executive of the Year Awards during a gala dinner held in Sydney last night.

Jason Dooris of Atomic 212 was named Media Executive of the Year while Stephen Mercy of Mercy Health Australia was named CREO of the Year.

Of Michael Harvey’s win, ARN’s CEO Tony Kendall said: “Michael joined ARN as CFO in 2013 before also becoming COO, and has worked closely with Ciaran [Davis] and the APN team, myself and the executive team, to create and lead the implementation of financial and operational strategies to strengthen ARN’s core radio business, expand ARN’s digital business and diversify revenue streams to ensure continued growth. We congratulate Michael on this award and I would like to thank him again for his continued support and contribution to the ongoing success of our business.”

Now in its fifth year, the 2016 Executive of the Year Awards were hosted by Eddie McGuireand held at Four Points by Sheraton, Darling Harbour, Sydney and was their biggest awards event yet, with more than 550 guests and nominees attending from the country’s most respected brands.

About Jason Dooris

I have created and designed marketing and growth strategies for some of the world’s recognisable brands including Amazon, Deloitte, Saatchi and Saatchi, Optus, Virgin Mobile, Big W, Woolworths Supermarkets, Dan Murphys, Nespresso and Landlease. I have also worked with many Government departments on culture change and identity branding.

I am passionate about people leadership and development - empowering and engaging large marketing and brand teams through coaching, training, and mentorship for performance excellence. I currently lead a global/remote team across multiple locations including Australia, Argentina, Hong Kong and China.

I have a proven history of achievement in delivering corporate growth plans, and successful marketing initiatives to stimulate revenue growth and outperform sales objectives and have strong digital technology capabilities in advertising, communications, social media, marketing, and creative agency management.

My career experience has enabled me to present and speak across numerous platforms and industries as a subject matter expert, namely: ABC News, Sunrise, for the Australian Government, IBM Annual Global Conference, Emirates Annual Conference, AMP Board, New York Art Directors Club, Media & Marketing Europe, Australian Financial Review, and Web Summit.

I also volunteer my time and give back to the community via Board and Committee memberships.

Some key achievements and skills:

Ø Exceptional abilities in the development/implementation of marketing and growth innovations, ensuring business sustainability and continuous growth while cultivating strategic partnerships.

Ø A high impact leader and influencer with proven expertise in directing/coordinating all top to bottom functions of marketing, media, data analytics, traditional, & digital creative campaigns, business processes and performance groups.

Ø Completed large scale advertising and marketing projects, managing the entire product lifecycle, including research, prototype development, manufacturing, sales, branding, and marketing.

Ø Outstanding business and financial acumen with a forward-looking approach and collaborative styles.

Ø Interpersonal dexterity and executive influencing skills to build and sustain strong and mutually beneficial professional relationships with key stakeholders, clients, and staff members.

My area of expertise includes Brand Awareness & Integration, New Business Development, Team Leadership & Direction, Public Speaking Abilities, Consultation Services, Growth Strategies Implementation, Commercial Business Acumen, Hard-Hitting Negotiations, Stakeholder Engagement, Course Marketing, Business Transformation, Marketing & Advertising, Product Development, Risk Mitigation, Advertising and Media Solutions.

Feel free to email me at or visit my personal website

“Its been an exciting first half!” Jason Dooris

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