Screenrights today announced that it has appointed Chris Gardoll as Director to its Board. Chris fills a casual vacancy and will be able to stand for re-appointment at the next election in October.
Chris Gardoll has 45 years’ experience in business and professional accounting, including 15 years as a partner with KPMG and eight as Chief Financial Officer with APRA AMCOS. He was Chief Operating Officer of Screenrights for 18 months in 2017/18, and his former Directorships include the NSW State Library Foundation and the Australian Music Centre.
“The Board and I are delighted to welcome Chris Gardoll, with his significant experience in copyright and finance, and his longtime and deep connections with the creative industries. Chris is greatly respected by all who have worked with him, and I know he will make a valuable contribution to Screenrights’ non-executive leadership,” said Board Chair Kim Dalton.
“We are thrilled to be able to appoint someone with Chris Gardoll’s expertise to the Screenrights Board. His time in the Screenrights executive team was invaluable, and I look forward to having Chris’ guidance now from our Board,” said James Dickinson, Screenrights’ Chief Executive.
Chris Gardoll said: “I am very pleased to accept this appointment and the vote of confidence from the Screenrights Board. Screenrights is an organisation close to my heart, and I respect the important work that it does in the copyright space. I look forward to playing a part in its future development.”
Chris Gardoll commenced as Screenrights Board Director on Wednesday 1 July 2020.