Nick Linnett

Executive General Manager Federal Group

As the Executive General Manager Strategy and Business Performance at Federal Group, Nicholas Linnett is responsible for facilitating the alignment of corporate and business strategy key across the Group.

Nicholas joined Federal Group in 2009 as the Group General Manager of Human Resources after working in various roles within Jupiters Limited, Tabcorp, ANZ Banking Corporation and Telstra. He was appointed the Director of Strategy at Federal Group in 2011.

Having undertaken both full time and reserve military services as a Ground Defence Officer with the RAAF Nicholas volunteered and was deployed as a United Nation’s Military Observer to East Timor (UNMO) in 2001.

He holds an Executive Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Sydney and has completed Executive Education Programs at both Harvard and Kellogg Business Schools.

Nicholas is also a certified professional of the Australian Human Resources Institute (CAHRI), Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD) and Associate Member of the Australian Marketing Institute (AMAMI).

Nick’s personal interests include travel and running.

Director

Federal Group is a privately owned family company which operates significant tourism, hospitality, retail, casino and gaming assets in Tasmania, and a national sensitive freight company. It is the largest private sector employer in Tasmania.

Jane spent over a decade working in the Audio Visual industry. Involved in Production/Post production and Administration.

Jane has been a director of Federal Group since 1990, and together with the other board members, is involved in overseeing the strategic and operational direction of this diverse group of businesses. She attends board meetings and is involved in important decision-making affecting the strategic direction of this diverse group of businesses.

Her personal interests include the Mulawa Arabian Stud owned by the family, and a love of warmbloods and dressage.

Director

Federal Group is a privately owned family company which operates significant tourism, hospitality, retail, casino and gaming assets in Tasmania, and a national sensitive freight company. It is the largest private sector employer in Tasmania.

Deborah has been a director of Federal Group since 1994, and together with the other board members, is actively involved and oversees the strategic and operational direction of this diverse group of businesses.

Deborah holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Macquarie University and a Diploma of Teaching.

Her personal interests include the arts, all sports, particularly her family’s involvement in the equestrian sport of eventing, and spending free time with her family.

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John Farrell

Director of Business Development

Federal Group is a privately owned family company which operates significant tourism, hospitality, retail, casino and gaming assets in Tasmania, and a national sensitive freight company. It is the largest private sector employer in Tasmania.

John has been actively involved in the business since 1982, having worked in a variety of executive positions covering operations, sales and marketing. He has been a Director of the company since 1983.

In his current role as the Director of Business Development of Federal Group, John and the rest of the board oversee the strategic and operational direction of this diverse group of businesses.

John holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of NSW and has completed an Executive Development program in Hotel Management from Cornell University.

His personal interests include history and aviation.

Managing Director and CEO.

As the Managing Director and CEO of Federal Group, Greg is responsible for ensuring the successful operations of the organisation and determining the strategic direction taken by the company.

Federal Group is the largest private sector employer in Tasmania. Greg has been a director of the privately owned family company Federal Group since 1983, and has held the role of Managing Director since 1989.

Under his stewardship, the family company dramatically expanded its assets in Tasmania through acquisitions and new developments.

He holds a Bachelor of Economics Degree from Sydney University. He also completed a three year Executive Education Program at the Harvard Business School.

His personal interests include horses, art, history and spending quality time with his wife and two adult children.

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