John O’Neill

    John O’Neill is the chairman and non-executive director of The Star Entertainment Group. He was formerly managing director and chief executive officer of Australian Rugby Union Limited, chief executive officer of Football Federation Australia, managing director and chief executive officer of State Bank of New South Wales and chairman of Australian Wool Exchange Limited. He was also formerly a director of Tabcorp Holdings Limited and Rugby World Cup Limited.

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