Export Hero Awards

The contribution to Australian exports by 6 individual Australian business people was recognised by way of an Award as “Export Heroes”. Presented at Parliament House by Minister for Trade, Simon Crean, the awards recognise an individual who has demonstrated outstanding vision in making a significant and unique impact while achieving success for their organisation and Australia, in the international marketplace. The Australian Export Heroes Program recognises contributions made by Australians in building our modern export enterprises and helping to further develop a uniquely Australian export culture.

Export Solutions team members Philip Litton, Stuart & Alison Mitchell, and Gemma Hansen joined with members of the Export community and distinguished guests to congratulate the awardees.

Australian Export Heroes 2009:

Mr Arthur Owen Dixon, AM Chairman
Australian Centre for National Gas Management

Georgina Rinehart, Chairman
Hancock Prospecting

Josef Chromy, OAM Chairman
The JAC Group

Hon. Peter Beattie
Queensland Trade and Investment Commissioner- The Americas Trade Queensland

Nabi Saleh, Executive Chairman
Gloria Jeans Coffees International

John Grill, Chief Executive Officer
Worley Parsons Limited