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Board of Directors

Board of Directors

David Gordon
Non-Executive Chairman
David was a former Mergers and Acquisitions partner at Freehills and corporate advisory firm Wentworth Associates. He is also the founder of Lexicon Partners, an independent advisory and investment firm. He has over 30 years’ experience advising companies, funds and high net worth individuals on complex corporate transactions. David is also Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Winning Group and Chairman and Director of a number of private companies. He has been a Non-Executive Director of Accent Group since October 2006 and was appointed Non-Executive Chairman in November 2017.

Daniel Agostinelli
Chief Executive Officer
Daniel oversees the day to day operations of Accent Group. He has over 30 years of retail experience and was formerly the CEO of Sanity Music and part owner of the Ghetto Shoes sneaker business. Daniel has been with Accent Group since 2006 and CEO of Accent Group since March 2015.

Brett Blundy
Non-Executive Director
Brett is one of Australia’s best known and most successful retailers and entrepreneurs. He is the Chairman and Founder of BBRC, a private investment group with diverse global interests across retail, retail property, and cattle farming. BBRC’s Retail presence extends to over 800 stores across more than 15 countries, and its Capital Management business has offices in Sydney & New York. Brett was appointed Non-Executive Director in December 2017.

Michael Hapgood
Non-Executive Director
A founding director and shareholder of Accent Group, Michael has extensive knowledge of the processes required to effectively launch, source and manage global brands within the Australasian market. From Accent Group’s inception, Michael has been intimately involved in the development of all major strategic initiatives for the business initially from 1988 as marketing director before becoming CEO in 1998 until the sale to RCG Group in May 2015. Michael then became Accent Group’s Chairman until August 2016 when all ongoing executive roles were relinquished. He continues as a Non-Executive Director and shareholder of Accent Group.

Stephen Goddard
Non-Executive Director
Stephen is currently a non-executive director and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee of GWA Group Limited and a non-executive director of JB Hi-Fi Limited and Nick Scali Limited. Stephen is a former non-executive director and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee of both Pacific Brands Limited and Surfstitch Group Limited. He was also formerly the Finance Director and Operations Director for David Jones Limited and the founding Managing Director of Officeworks. Stephen is the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee and has extensive retail, finance, and board experience.  Stephen was appointed Non-Executive Director in November 2017.

Donna Player
Non-Executive Director
Donna has over 35 years’ experience in retail including senior executive positions in merchandising, planning and marketing with Big W and David Jones. Donna is currently a non-executive director of Baby Bunting Group Limited, a member of The Iconic advisory board and Merchandise Director of Camilla, Australia. Donna has a proven track record in developing and delivering retail strategy and business transformation. Donna was appointed Non-Executive Director in November 2017.

Joshua Lowcock
Non-Executive Director
Joshua Lowcock MAICD is the New York based Chief Digital Officer for Universal McCann, a global media and advertising agency. Joshua brings Accent Group proven retail expertise in the intersection of digital, data and privacy. His retail experience includes Woolworths (Australia), Walmart and CVS Health as well as companies such as P&G, Sony and Coca Cola. In his career, Joshua has lived and worked in Australia, China and the USA in senior roles and was named as one of the 50 most indispensable people in media in the US by AdWeek (2018). Joshua was appointed Non-Executive Director in November 2019.