Board of Directors
In 1982, Mr. G. Harvey was the co-founder, with Mr. I.J. Norman, of Harvey Norman®. He became a director and chairman of Harvey Norman Holdings Limited (the Company) in 1987, and is employed by Yoogalu Pty Limited (Yoogalu), a controlled entity of the Company. Mr. G. Harvey is executive chairman, or a director, of each member of the consolidated entity, with a particular focus on property investments.
Kay Lesley Page
Executive Director and CEO
Ms. Page joined Harvey Norman® in 1983 and became a director of the Company in 1987. Ms. Page is employed by Yoogalu. Since 1999, Ms. Page has overall Chief Executive Officer responsibility for each controlled entity of the Company in Australia, and is a director of each member of the consolidated entity. On 21 October 2020, Ms. Page was appointed as a Member of the Tourism Australia Board of Directors.
Executive Director, CFO & Company Secretary
B.Bus., FCA, FGIA, Grad Dip App Fin
Mr. Mentis joined Harvey Norman® as a Financial Controller in 1997. Mr. Mentis became secretary of the Company in 2006 and a director of the Company in 2007. He is employed by Yoogalu and, since 2007, has overall Chief Financial Officer responsibility for, or is a director of, each member of the consolidated entity. Mr. Mentis is a Fellow of the Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (CA ANZ) and a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia, with extensive experience in financial accounting.
John Evyn Slack-Smith
Executive Director and COO
Mr. Slack-Smith was a director of a Harvey Norman® computer franchisee between 1993 and 1999 and became a director of the Company in 2001. He is employed by Yoogalu and has overall executive responsibility for the operations of each controlled entity of the consolidated entity in Australia of which he is a director. Mr. Slack-Smith is the Chair of the Barker College Foundation Limited and a Member of Council at Barker College.
David Matthew Ackery
Mr. Ackery became a director of the Company in 2005. He is employed by Yoogalu and has overall executive responsibility for the relationship between each controlled entity in Australia with relevant electrical, appliance, home entertainment and technology franchisees.