Board of Directors

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Board of Directors

David Gordon

Non-Executive Chairman

David has over 20 years’ experience as a director of both public and private companies and has spent more than 30 years working in corporate advisory roles to Australian and international organisations. He brings extensive knowledge of mergers and acquisitions and capital raisings, IPOs, and joint ventures.

David also has a proven track record in guiding businesses to successfully harness their digital asset capability to explore and grow new markets.

David is Chairman of the Board of nib Holdings Limited (ASX:NHF) and its health fund subsidiary, nib Health Funds Limited. He is also the Chairman of Ordermentum Pty Ltd, Shippit Pty Ltd and General Homecare Holdings Pty Ltd and a Non-Executive Director of Genesis Capital Manager 1 Pty Ltd, Stilmark Holdings Pty Ltd and international not-for-profit organisation, High Resolves Pty Ltd.

David has been a Non-Executive Director of Accent Group since October 2006 and was appointed Non-Executive Chairman in November 2017.

David is also the Chairman of the People and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and Digital Strategy Group.

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.

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, and is a member of the Digital Strategy Group.

Stephen Goddard

Non-Executive Director

Stephen is currently the Chairman of the Board and the Remuneration and Nomination Committee of JB Hi-Fi Limited and a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee of both GWA Group and Nick Scali Limited. Stephen was formerly the Finance Director and Operations Director for David Jones Limited and the founding Managing Director of Officeworks.

Stephen was appointed a Non-Executive Director of Accent Group in November 2017.

Stephen is the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the People and Remuneration Committee with extensive retail, finance and board experience.

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 and the Merchandise Director of Camilla Australia. Donna has a proven track record in developing and delivering retail strategy and business transformation.

Donna was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in November 2017 and is a member of the People and Remuneration Committee.

Joshua Lowcock

Non-Executive Director

Joshua is a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee of Cashrewards Limited, and is a Non-Executive Director of Prime Media Group Limited. He is also 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 as a Non-Executive Director of Accent Group in November 2019 and is the Chair of the Digital Strategy Group and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee.

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, capital management, retail property, beef and other innovative ventures. BBRC’s Retail presence extends to over 800 stores across more than 25 countries, and its Capital Management business has offices in Sydney & New York.

Brett was re-appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Accent Group in April 2021.

Timothy Dodd

Alternate Director for Brett Blundy

Tim joined BBRC in September 2020 and serves as the Global CFO, covering all investments and operations worldwide. Tim has over 30 years’ experience in financial and operational roles across the banking, funds management, real estate and investment sectors, and has worked in both publicly listed and private enterprises in Australia. Tim holds a Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours) from Manchester University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Tim was appointed as alternate director for Brett Blundy on 2 June 2021.

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