Has had executive roles with Westpac, Price Waterhouse, Aluminium Smelters of Victoria, Southern Cross Austereo, Essendon Football Club, the Victorian Government and more than 12 years as CFO of Tattersalls/Tatts Group. It's a scene made all the more adorable because he's wearing a Richmond Tigers footy jumper. It's a very Melbourne moment. She is the general manager for commercial at the sporting body. AFL Nominations CommitteeRichard Goyder AO (chair), Paul Bassat, Glen Bartlett, Peggy O'Neal, Tony Shepherd. Towards the end of her time at MammaMia, the network formed a partnership with AFL to help with the promotion of its new AFL Women's league. "You are HR, you're legal, you're sales, you're marketing. resigning after it was discovered the married executive had been having an affair with a younger, single colleague. However, you can still subscribe via the Apple App Store or the Google Play. Kylie Rogers, the AFL's general manager of commercial, said the final offered an "incredible opportunity for the Queensland music and arts community". Kylie Rogers grew up a Footscray fan and when the Western Bulldogs made the grand final, ditched her family holiday to fly back for the historic victory. Her stint there allowed her to develop skills in digital and social media – and to learn how founder-lend start-ups operate. "I want to ensure I have the right number of partners, and that we can look each other in the eye and say, 'We're better together.'". ", Former AFL operations boss Simon Lethlean, who departed over a relationship. Her role at the AFL includes implementing the AFL’s enhanced indigenous strategy, advising the AFL Indigenous Advisory Council, reviewing the Respect and Responsibility Policy and implementing the AFL’s Gender Action Plan. Before arriving in Melbourne in January, Rogers lived in Sydney for 20 years. All Australian and NAB AFL Rising Star SelectorsGillon McLachlan(chair), Kevin Bartlett, Luke Darcy, Steve Hocking, Glen Jakovich, Cameron Ling, Matthew Richardson, Kevin Sheehan (NAB AFL Rising Star only), Warren Tredrea. Before joining the AFL, Lee was a strategy consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton working in oil and gas, rail, telecommunications and government sectors. But for all the focus on the future and expansion, she insists the league won't forget its heartland: those kids in footy jumpers. He appeared in two Grand Finals and was named the club’s most determined player four times, including three consecutive seasons from 1988-90. "I didn't want any old corporate logo or name to be up on that stadium. Kylie Rogers, Actress: Home Before Dark. Her grandfather, Ron Hobba, played eight games for Melbourne before crossing to Footscray, where he played in the reserves. Forty percent of Gillon McLachlan's direct reports are women, and two members of the nine-person AFL commission. Kylie Rogers - AFL General Manager of Commercial Both Kylie and Tanya say having more women in leadership roles is critical to the success of the AFL, and more broadly our nation. At 12, she is … AFL Grievance TribunalProfessor Geoffrey Guidice AO (chair), Murray Kellam AO (deputy chair), David Maddocks, Michael Moncrieff, Kevin Power. Hocking’s football career saw him play 199 games primarily as a defender with the Cats from 1984-94, before retiring after the 1994 Grand Final. Rogers joined the AFL in December 2017 from Mamamia, Australia’s largest women’s media company. “On the back of an All-Australian line-up at last year’s Grand Final, we know there is incredible support to bring together local talent again this year. Kylie Rogers, AFL general manager of Commercial, welcomed the partnership extension. You can access more content with Watch AFL. If one of the kids has a concert, go to the concert – just deliver." Kylie Rogers was born as Kylie Ann Rogers on February 18, 2004 in Texas, USA. AFL Investment CommitteeRay Gunston (chair), Travis Auld, Robin Bishop, Colin Carter, Rob Chapman, Simon Clarke, Richard Goyder AO, Walter Lee. "That's initially what attracted me to the job – the power of this great brand.". Her predecessor, Richard Simkiss, departed in controversial circumstances, resigning after it was discovered the married executive had been having an affair with a younger, single colleague. In late May, Rogers orchestrated the deal that saw the Disney-owned entertainment company Marvel take the naming rights of the 55,000-seat stadium that the AFL owns in Melbourne's Docklands precinct. It's a bold idea and exactly the sort of thinking Rogers has been brought in to provide. "It goes back to being grown up," Rogers says, giving the example of office romances. After AFL Media boss Darren Birch was made redundant in August, the unit is under the watchful eye of AFL general manager commercial Kylie Rogers who … Her previous experience includes Head of Diversity and Head of Culture at Australia Post, attracted by the prospect of working with talented people on one of Austral9ia’s largest, most complex transformational change agendas. General Manager, Football Operations: Steve HockingHocking joined the AFL in October 2017 from the Geelong Cats, where he served as General Manager of Football on the club’s executive. It underpins, she tells me, the AFL's plan to turn its stadium into an entertainment and technology precinct that draws crowds year-round with concerts, Big Bash cricket and even an eSports tournament later this year. "That's another byproduct," Rogers says. "For me it's about opening up new media, the disciplines and the benefits of new media to our partners. Office of the CEO manages the AFL duties of the Commissioners and maintains the working relationships between the AFL Commission / Executive and the Clubs. Mamamia managing director Kylie Rogers is exiting the business to join the AFL as its general manager of commercial. That's initially what attracted me to the job – the power of this great brand." "It gives them confidence to have a voice when they know there will be support out there – and that's really important. The eight-year deal raised eyebrows and sparked jokes. Australian Football Hall of Fame Selection CommitteeRichard Goyder AO (chair), Barry Cable, Dennis Cometti, Karen Lyon, Paul Marsh, Bruce McAvaney, David Parkin, Michelangelo Rucci, Col Hutchinson (statistics/history consultant), Patrick Clifton (secretary). AFL Indigenous Advisory CouncilPaul Briggs (chair), Peter Yu (deputy chair), Xavier Clarke, Jason Glanville, Tanya Hosch, Walter Lee, Helen Milroy, Tanya Orman-Denning, Gabrielle Trainor AO, Kim Williams AM. “At the moment a normal Kayo registration or membership costs about $25 per month. — AFL Women's (@aflwomens) September 9, 2020 "In a challenging year for everyone, the clubs worked extremely hard to stay connected to their members and in turn the members supported the game in a way we would never have expected," AFL general manager of commercial Kylie Rogers said. The creation of the women's league has arguably been the biggest change in the past 50 years of the game. Rogers says it's hard for her to say how the episode changed the AFL, but she says the organisation is determined to be authentic in its push for diversity. Rogers joined Mamamia three years ago, working her way up from her initial position of national sales director. Cybele Malinowski. But we weren't immune to it.". Kylie Rogers is the General Manager, Commercial at the Australian Football League (AFL). Rogers' mother, who grew up near Footscray's home ground, passed her love of the club, now known as the Western Bulldogs, down to her daughter. The AFL’s Commercial general manager Kylie Rogers said this year provided an incredible opportunity for the Queensland music and arts community, which the AFL has welcomed. The money isn’t there. Prior to that she'd spent 17 years at Ten Network, including 14 years as national sales director. • How the AFL is tapping into consumer data with Audience360 partnership “I expected to walk into a boys club. AFL … AFL Commercial Operations is responsible for the Corporate and Consumer Business Divisions, which included AFL membership, membership shared services, ticketing, licensed products, events, corporate hospitality and sponsorship and partnerships, which generate total AFL non-broadcast revenue of more than $200 million a year. Before joining Australia Post, Fair was a Senior Organisational Development Consultant at global management consulting firm Right Management, where she had the opportunity to work across a number of industries on key change projects including retail, fast-moving consumer goods, financial services, government, construction and mining. "The market right now is clearly foaming at the mouth.". Arsineh Houspian, "I was becoming increasingly frustrated at how we continued to look only within our industry. Kylie Rogers is the General Manager, Commercial at the Australian Football League (AFL). "He gets it. Kylie Rogers, the executive who has overseen the growth of Australia's largest women's digital network, has emerged as a clear favourite for the AFL's top commercial job. "The way I see it, I have to be bold, I have to innovate, I have to take risks, so we can ensure we sustainably grow, so we're continually pumping revenue into the community, into pathways and into the clubs. As Commercial Director and then Managing Director, she oversaw significant growth and profitability for the organisation in Australia and internationally. Arsineh Houspian, "Extramarital affairs are a different thing. Appointed General Counsel, General Manager, Legal, Integrity and Compliance in 2013. Travel bans may be useless in any case when these new variants are probably already halfway around the world. AFR Weekend's photographer is circling and it's clear she's having a busy day, juggling work with two young kids. She's also leading a review of the entire partnership program, including looking at service levels (all partners currently get the same level of service, and Rogers wants a tiered structure) and whether the league should really have as many partners as it does. General Manager, AFL Growth Digital and Audiences: Darren BirchHas a Bachelor of Applied Science (Sports Administration) and has been in the AFL industry since 1998, having started his sports administration career as Membership and Ticketing Manager with the Brisbane Lions. He is also Chairman of the Marvel Stadium Group of Companies now under AFL ownership. "We are attracting more terrific female talent, whether on-field or off-field. We cared too much about our share, versus revenue growth and profit growth.". AFLW Competition CommitteeSimone Wilkie (chair), Lauren Arnell, Kara Donnellan, Mark Evans, Phil Harper, Steve Hocking, Laura Kane, Debbie Lee, Cain Liddle, Nicole Livingstone, Alan McConnell, Brett Murphy, Todd Patterson, Peta Searle. You can't be distracted by that. Before joining the AFL as the first indigenous person and second woman in Executive ranks in August 2016, Hosch was the Joint Campaign Director of the Recognise movement for constitutional reform. Mamamia’s managing director Kylie Rogers is set to depart the company after more than three years to join the AFL as commercial director, Mumbrella can reveal. Led the development and implementation of the strategic plan to establish the club for its entry to the AFL competition in 2011. AFL Executive CommitteeGillon McLachlan (CEO), Travis Auld, Darren Birch, Andrew Dillon, Sarah Fair, Ray Gunston, Steve Hocking, Tanya Hosch, Walter Lee, Kylie Rogers, Patrick Keane. In late May, Rogers orchestrated the deal that saw the Disney-owned entertainment company Marvel take the naming rights of the 55,000-seat stadium that the AFL owns in Melbourne's Docklands precinct. "He's a parent of four kids," she says. I'm sitting with Kylie Rogers, the head of commercial at the AFL, in the top-floor dining room of the Stokehouse restaurant in St Kilda. Gunston is a non-executive director of Sigma Healthcare and Hotel Property Investments. 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Rogers, who arrived in Melbourne to take up her role on Australia Day, has three young sons and praises the flexibility afforded by her boss, AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan. Kylie Rogers: "I hope the young people of today who are working together can meet each other and fall in love – I mean, I met my husband at work. General Manager, AFL Commercial Operations: Kylie Rogers One of Australia’s leading commercial and media executives, having worked at Network Ten for 17 years in a number of rules, including National Commercial Director, and National Head of Generate, the network’s in-house content, strategy and integration agency. 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