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|Short name:||Skycity Entertainment|
|Legal name:||Skycity Entertainment group Limited|
|NZX50 rank:||18 of 50|
|Head office address:||Level 13, 99 Albert Street, Auckland 1010|
|Chief executive:||Michael Ahearne|
|Financial year ended:||June|
|Locations:||New Zealand, Australia|
|Bankers:||ANZ, CBA, BNZ, NAB, Westpac|
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Skycity Entertainment is a gambling and entertainment company in Auckland. It owns and operates five casinos in New Zealand and Australia. This includes restaurants, luxury hotels, convention centres and the Auckland Sky Tower.
Michael Ahearne was appointed CEO in November of 2020. Ahearne has had experience in the gaming industry with both physical and online casinos. He previously held a senior role at Paddy Power Betfair. Ahearne is a qualified accountant and has an MBA from the University of Technology in Sydney. Ahearne also holds a degree in Accounting, from the Munster Technological University.
Julian Cook was appointed the Chair of Skycity Entertainment in June 2021. This was effective from the 1st of January of 2022. He is also currently the Chair of the Board's People and Culture and Governance and Nominations Committees. Prior to this, Julian was the Chief Executive Officer of Summerset Group Holdings from 2014 to March 2021. Cook holds a Masters of Science, with First Class Honours from the University of Waikato, and a Masters of Finance from Victoria University of Wellington. In 2012, Cook completed a Key executives program at Harvard Business School.