2008 Gold Coast Managers of the Year

Professional Manager of the Year

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Winner

Rhonda Thorburn, Regional Director, Kelly Services

Finalists

  • Bruce Baldwin, Lt Col, Commanding Officer/Chief Instructor, Officer Training Wing, Land Warfare Centre, Army
  • Lynne Benzie, President, Warner Roadshow Studios
  • Michael Croaker, Creative Director, Warner Village Theme Parks
  • Craig McFadden AFAIM, People & Development Manager, Minter Ellison – Gold Coast
  • Rhonda Thorburn, Regional Director, Kelly Services

Owner Manager of the Year

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Winner

Domenico (Mick) Battaglia, Managing Director, Supplycorp International Pty Ltd

Finalists

  • Domenico (Mick) Battaglia, Managing Director, Supplycorp International Pty Ltd
  • Debra Crowther, CEO/Director/Owner, Stratacore International Pty Ltd
  • Peter James, Chief Executive Officer, Mortgage Ezy Pty Ltd
  • Michael O'Farrell, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Holiday Resorts Pty Ltd

Young Manager of the Year

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Winner

Simone Holzapfel, Founding Partner, shac Public Relations

Finalists

  • Simone Holzapfel, Founding Partner, shac Public Relations
  • Angus Hutchings, Safety and Environment Manager, Dreamworld
  • Shane Mackintosh, Chief Executive Officer, Mackintosh College
  • Dean McMurtrie, Advertising Manager, Sun Community Newspapers