Franz Madlener MAICD

Franz Madlener brings significant, practical and applied business advisory through knowledge to the Board of ADAPT. This includes 30 years of extensive retail experience, both as Founder & Franchisor of several successful Australian & International retail brands, along with five years as both a Westfield Executive (having taken Southland through its massive redevelopment as Centre Retail Manager), and as Westfield’s Senior Retail Consultant (based in Sydney).

Franz's current roles include six years as Non-Executive Director of the 152-year-old Dandenong Market, and Non-Executive Director of several Private Family companies, including the Victorian Pool Check & Compliance Agency (VPCCA).

Franz's most current industry experience includes six years as CEO for an Asian based retail investment group, being awarded the Prime Minister's Australia - China Elite Business Award, and twice runner-up in the FCA Franchisor of the Year awards. Prior to this Franz was the Founder & MD of the international Villa & Hut brand, the success of which included nomination as a Finalist in the 2007 E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.

Franz is a former Divisional CEO of an ASX listed company, former Non-Executive Director of the Australian Retailers Association, former Vice President of the Victorian Retailers Association, former Head of Retail Consulting for the Retail Traders Association, former Director & Chair of E-Cal, and former Brand Ambassador for Hilton Hotels in Victoria, amongst others.

ADAPT Human Performance Series - Judy Murray & Leon Smith
date_range Friday 24 January 2020

ADAPT Human Performance Forum #7
Keynote Speakers: Judy Murray, OBE and Leon Smith, OBE

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Judy Murray & Leon Smith

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