The son of one of the world’s richest people just became Hollywood’s newest mogul

The son of one of the world’s richest people just became Hollywood’s newest mogul

His father is the ninth-richest person in the world. Now David Ellison is about to take charge of a sprawling media empire that includes CBS,MTV and the Paramount movie studio.

  • byBenjamin Mullin

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Seven loses three key executives amid mass redundancies

Seven loses three key executives amid mass redundancies

The departure of three senior staff,including the chief revenue officer Kurt Burnette,represents a major overhaul of Seven West’s operations,just two months into new boss Jeff Howard’s tenure.

  • byCalum Jaspan
Ex-Crown CEO Steve McCann appointed to head Star Entertainment

Ex-Crown CEO Steve McCann appointed to head Star Entertainment

The former Lendlease and Crown Resorts boss could earn up to $10 million in bonuses by the end of the 2026 financial year.

  • byAmelia McGuire
Former AFL boss Gillon McLachlan appointed Tabcorp chief
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Former AFL boss Gillon McLachlan appointed Tabcorp chief

McLachlan stepped down from the AFL last year and recently signed as a senior advisor for Blackstone,the US private equity owner of Crown Resorts.

  • byAmelia McGuire andCalum Jaspan
Tabcorp’s big,risky bet on the former king of AFL

Tabcorp’s big,risky bet on the former king of AFL

Gillon McLachlan will move from running a sporting code where the revenue topped $1 billion to overseeing a gaming company with its share of challenges.

  • byElizabeth Knight
Nine board chairman Peter Costello quits

Nine board chairman Peter Costello quits

The former treasurer stepped down as chairman of Nine Entertainment Co days after allegations he shoved a reporter at Canberra Airport.

  • byCalum Jaspan andSumeyya Ilanbey
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Former Virgin boss named new chair of Crown Resorts

Former Virgin boss named new chair of Crown Resorts

John Borghetti will take the chair as the casino operator has passed its regulatory hurdles and now has to find a way to become financially profitable.

  • byAmelia McGuire
Prize catch for Lovisa as retail billionaires’ poaching season hots up

Prize catch for Lovisa as retail billionaires’ poaching season hots up

Poaching John Cheston from kids stationery group Smiggle feels like a declaration of retail war.

  • byElizabeth Knight
Former Nine boss’s $1m golden handshake on the line after harassment claims

Former Nine boss’s $1m golden handshake on the line after harassment claims

The board of Nine has united behind its chief executive after a marathon meeting on Thursday which addressed allegations of poor behaviour at the media group.

  • byColin Kruger,James Massola andJordan Baker
Lendlease chairman to exit property giant at AGM

Lendlease chairman to exit property giant at AGM

Global property giant Lendlease has announced that chairman Michael Ullmer will retire at its annual general meeting in November,following concerns about the company’s underperformance.

  • byCarolyn Cummins
Optus appoints NBN boss as chief executive six months after outage

Optus appoints NBN boss as chief executive six months after outage

After nearly a decade at NBN Co,Stephen Rue will take on the job of repairing Optus’ reputation.

  • byDavid Swan