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Gerry is Chairman of the international entertainment group, Global Creatures, which develops cutting-edge theatrical productions touring the world. The company’s hugely successful, multi-award winning Walking with Dinosaurs -The Arena Spectacular has been followed by King Kong, and Strictly Ballroom. A strong supporter of Australia cycling over many years, Gerry is currently President of Cycling Australia. He is the driving force behind the formation of the Orica-GreenEDGE Cycling Team, which became the first Australian backed team to win a stage of the Tour de France in 2013.

Gerry is a director and part owner of NRL Club, Melbourne Storm and Melbourne Heart Soccer Club.

 He also has an interest in the thoroughbred industry as a race horse owner and breeder and having won many group races including winning the 2010 Melbourne Cup.

 In recognition of his significant and extensive contribution to the nation’s manufacturing, leisure, sport and tourism industries, and to the wider Australian community, Gerry was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 1999.

Gerry is also the proud recipient of the following awards:

  • Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame
  • Victoria Day Award for Community and Public Service 2005
  • Australian Olympic Committee Order of Merit
  • Cycling Australia Life Member
  • Victorian Cycling Hall of Fame
  • St Kilda Football Club Life Member