Hunter Nexus

Business Hunter, in partnership with The University of Newcastle, is pleased to announce the third Hunter Nexus Gala dinner of 2022 on 29th November at the Great Hall on the University Callaghan Campus.

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The third Hunter Nexus will feature a keynote address from Jeff Phillips, Managing Director and Chairman of the Varley Group. Jeff Phillips has transformed a small family engineering business into an extremely successful, reputable and diverse company with over 1,000 employees at multiple sites around Australia and the world.

Jeff is a qualified electrical engineer and first began at Varley as head of the Aerospace division in 1993 and quickly demonstrated his leadership ability. In 1995 Jeff assumed the position of Managing Director and the business commenced a strong era of growth with revenues now exceeding $130 million per annum.

Whilst he runs the business on strong commercial lines, Jeff recognises the legacy of this company’s rich 130+ year history and leads with continuing motivation to grow both nationally and internationally.

Your ticket includes 3 course meal and gourmet canapes, beverages and entertainment.
Time: 6:00pm for a 7:00pm start
Venue: Great Hall, The University of Newcastle
Dress Code: Black Tie

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