Set out below are biographies of our Senior Management team.
JOHN H ALEXANDER, BA
John Alexander is the Executive Chairman of Crown and is also a Director of a number of companies, including Seven West Media Limited. Mr Alexander is also Chairman of the Crown Melbourne Limited and Burswood Limited Boards.
Mr Alexander was the Executive Chairman of Consolidated Media Holdings Limited (CMH) from 2007 to November 2012, when CMH was acquired by News Corporation. Prior to 2007, Mr Alexander was the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Publishing and Broadcasting Limited (PBL) from 2004, the Chief Executive of ACP Magazines Limited from 1999 and PBL’s group media division comprising ACP Magazines Limited and the Nine Network from 2002.
Before joining the PBL Group, Mr Alexander was the Editor-in-Chief, Publisher and Editor of The Sydney Morning Herald and Editor-in-Chief of The Australian Financial Review.
Mr Alexander is a member of the Crown Investment and Responsible Gaming Committees.
Kenneth M Barton, BEc
Chief Financial Officer
CEO Crown Digital
Ken Barton has been Chief Financial Officer of Crown Resorts Limited since March 2010 and CEO Crown Digital since February 2017. Mr Barton also sits on the Crown Melbourne Limited, Burswood Limited and Crown Resorts Foundation Boards.
He was previously Chief Financial Officer of Boral Limited for seven years having also held roles at Pioneer International and Arthur Andersen.
Mr Barton holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Sydney, is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia. He also joined the Male Champions of Change program in 2017.
Barry J Felstead
Chief Executive Officer - Australian Resorts
Barry Felstead has been Chief Executive Officer - Australian Resorts since August 2013. Mr Felstead sits on the Crown Melbourne Limited and Burswood Limited Boards.
Prior to August 2013, Mr Felstead was Chief Executive Officer of Crown Perth (formerly Burswood) since March 2007, after holding the position of Chief Operating Officer - Gaming of Crown Perth from 2005. Mr Felstead has held multiple management positions at Crown Melbourne.
Mr Felstead is Chairman of FutureNow, a Board member of Burswood Park Board, Alumni of Celebrate WA and a Board Member of Australasian Gaming Council (AGC).
W Todd Nisbet BSc
Executive Vice President - Strategy and Development
Todd Nisbet joined the Crown Resorts team in October 2007. In his role as Executive Vice President – Strategy and Development, Mr Nisbet is responsible for all project development and construction operations of Crown Resorts.
From August 2000 through to July 2007, Mr Nisbet held the position of Executive Vice President – Project Director for Wynn Design and Development, a development subsidiary of Wynn Resorts Limited. Serving this role with Wynn Resorts Limited, he was responsible for all project development and construction operations undertaken by Wynn Resorts. Prior to joining Wynn, Mr Nisbet was the Vice President of Operations for Marnell Corrao Associates. During his 14 years at Marnell Corrao (1986 to 2000), he was responsible for managing various aspects of the construction of some of Las Vegas’ most elaborate and industry-defining properties.
Mr Nisbet holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
MARY MANOS Bcom, llb (hons), gaicd
General Counsel and Company Secretary
Mary Manos is Crown’s General Counsel and Company Secretary. Ms Manos is also Secretary of Crown Melbourne Limited, Burswood Limited and Crown Resorts Foundation Limited.
Ms Manos was formerly Senior Legal Counsel for Crown and joint Company Secretary. Ms Manos was appointed joint Company Secretary in April 2008.
Prior to joining Crown, Ms Manos was a Senior Associate in a Melbourne law firm, specialising in mergers and acquisitions and corporate law.
Ms Manos holds Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Bachelor of Commerce degrees from the University of Melbourne.
She is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.