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Wayne Borg

CEO | Managing Director Fox Studios Australia
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Biographical Info

Wayne is an accomplished and successful international executive with 20+ years experience in leadership roles in the media/entertainment, digital & events industries in the private and Govt sectors. He has lived & worked in Australia, Europe, Asia & Middle East; developing strong cultural & commercial expertise across mature & emerging markets.
He has led key divisions of major iconic international media businesses & brands & driven broad brush strategic & policy initiatives for government. His experience includes M&A activity, development of sector clusters & establishment of special economic zones and investment/start up incubation.
Wayne has also served as a non exec board director of media start-ups; event, digital, media education/training & entertainment companies. Reflecting his extensive experience in the innovation sector and knowledge economy. He has thorough exposure & deep knowledge of digital, emerging technologies,convergence, multi-screen environments and the impact on industry & consumers and an understanding of the commercial and strategic drivers across these sectors.
Wayne is Managing Director of Fox Studios Australia.He is currently on the Board of Ausfilm Australia; a Screen Producers Australia Councillor & member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
He was previously President Int. & CCO at twofour54 (Abu Dhabi Media Zone Authority) having transitioned from his initial role of 5 years as Deputy CEO & COO after successfully developing & mentoring a local Emirati leadership team.
The ADMZ Authority is a strategic initiative of the Government of Abu Dhabi. His unique breadth of responsibilities at the ADMZ included: AD Film Commission, AD Film Festival, AD Media Summit.
Previously, Wayne was Executive VP at Universal Pictures Int, based in London. Earlier in his career, he held senior commercial and marketing leadership roles with leading international brands including Time Warner,The Walt Disney Company, PepsiCo & Unilever.

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