Sussan Group CEO joins MBS board


sussanMelbourne Business School (MBS) has appointed Sussan Group CEO, Naomi Milgrom AO, to its board of directors.

Milgrom, executive chair and CEO of the Sportsgirl and Sussan Group of companies, has overseen the growth of the group to become Australia’s largest privately held women’s fashion retailer.

Migrom is also a noted philanthropist and has held non executive leadership roles in a wide range of arts and science organisations.

“I am extremely pleased to be joining the board of Melbourne Business School,” Milgrom said.

“I have always believed that education and the development of a nation’s social and economic wealth are intertwined and MBS is uniquely placed to contribute to this.”

Milgrom has served in roles ranging from chair of the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art and Trustee of the Jewish Museum of Australia, to board member of the Howard Florey Institute.

She is a board member of the Centre for Ethical Leadership and recently established the Naomi Milgrom Foundation, focusing on the development of ground breaking partnerships in the arts, design, and architecture.

Peter Barnes, chairman of the MBS board, says Milgrom will bring a “fresh perspectives and an entrepreneurial outlook”.

“Naomi brings a wealth of experience, in both retailing and the not for profit sectors to Melbourne Business School. She will bring fresh perspectives and an entrepreneurial outlook as we consolidate our position as the premier provider of management education in the region in the face of growing global competition,” Barnes said.


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