Business Directors

Dec 6, 2012

The Power Index: biz directors, Robert Millner at #5

Robert Millner flies under the radar of corporate Australia. But with tentacles in a number of key markets, his family-backed conglomerate of interests and chairmanships makes him one of the most influential directors in Australian business. And a target of shareholder fury.

Andrew Crook — Former <em>Crikey</em> Senior Journalist

Andrew Crook

Former Crikey Senior Journalist

Rob Millner’s sprawling $3.3 billion ASX empire stretches from chemists to coal, shares to stockfeed and phones to pharmaceuticals. But most Australians haven’t heard of him.

Indeed, the secret billionaire’s interlocking, family-dominated web of corporate entities — some of which own each other — worm their way into most areas of domestic life.

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  1. Andrew Crook

    I made a reference here to Rob’s “father” Jim. Should have been uncle Jim.

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