JOHN H ALEXANDER, BA
Mr Alexander is the Executive Chairman of Crown Resorts Limited and is also a Director of a number of companies, including Seven West Media Limited and Aspers Holdings (Jersey) Limited. Mr Alexander is also Chairman of Crown Melbourne Limited, Burswood Limited and CrownBet Pty Limited Boards.
Mr Alexander was the Executive Chairman of Consolidated Media Holdings Limited (“CMH”) from 2007 to November 2012, when CMH was acquired by News Corporation. Prior to 2007, Mr Alexander was the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Publishing and Broadcasting Limited (“PBL”) from 2004, the Chief Executive of ACP Magazines Limited from 1999 and PBL’s group media division comprising ACP Magazines Limited and the Nine Network from 2002.
Before joining the PBL Group, Mr Alexander was the Editor-in-Chief, Publisher and Editor of The Sydney Morning Herald and Editor-in-Chief of The Australian Financial Review.
Mr Alexander is a member of the Crown Investment Committee.
Kenneth M Barton, BEc
Chief Financial Officer, Crown Resorts Limited and CEO Crown Digital
Mr Barton has been Chief Financial Officer of Crown Resorts Limited since March 2010.
He was previously Chief Financial Officer of Boral Limited for seven years having also held roles at Pioneer International and Arthur Andersen.
Mr Barton holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Sydney, is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia.
Barry J Felstead
Chief Executive Officer, Australian Resorts
Mr Felstead has been Chief Executive Officer, Australian Resorts since August 2013. Prior to August 2013 Mr Felstead was Chief Executive Officer of Crown Perth (formerly Burswood) since March 2007, after holding the position of Chief Operating Officer – Gaming of Crown Perth from 2005. Mr Felstead has held multiple management positions at Crown Melbourne.
Mr Felstead is a Director of Burswood Limited, Joint Chairman of FutureNow, National Councillor of Australia Business Arts Foundation, a board member of Burswood Park Board, Gaming Community Trust, Celebrate WA and Ronald McDonald House (Perth) and a member of the General Council of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia.
W Todd Nisbet BSc
Executive Vice President –Strategy & Development
Mr Nisbet joined the Crown Resorts Limited team in October 2007. In his role as Executive Vice President – Strategy & Development, Mr Nisbet is responsible for all project development and construction operations of Crown Resorts Limited.
From August 2000 through to July 2007, Mr Nisbet held the position of Executive Vice President – Project Director for Wynn Design and Development, a development subsidiary of Wynn Resorts Limited. Serving this role with Wynn Resorts Limited, he was responsible for all project development and construction operations undertaken by Wynn Resorts Limited. Prior to joining Wynn Resorts Limited, Mr Nisbet was the Vice President of Operations for Marnell Corrao Associates. During his 14 years at Marnell Corrao (1986 to 2000), he was responsible for managing various aspects of the construction of some of Las Vegas’ most elaborate and industry-defining properties.
Mr Nisbet holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Michael J Neilson BA, LLB
General Counsel and Company Secretary
Mr Neilson is Crown’s General Counsel and joint Company Secretary. Prior to his appointment with Crown, he was General Counsel for Crown Melbourne Limited, a position he held from 2004 to 2007.
Prior to joining the Crown group, Mr Neilson spent 10 years in a commercial legal practice in Melbourne before joining the Lend Lease Group in Sydney in 1997 as General Counsel for Lend Lease Property Management.
In 1998, he was appointed General Counsel and Company Secretary of General Property Trust, the position he held until joining Crown Melbourne Limited in 2004.
Mr Neilson is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the International Association of Gaming Advisers (IAGA) and a member of the School Council of Camberwell Grammar School.