7 episodes

Alan Kohler, Robert Gottliebsen and Stephen Bartholomeusz are three of Australia's premier business commentators, and together they form the KGB. In this podcast series they interview the nation's biggest corporate names and brightest economic minds, including Qantas chief Alan Joyce, GE vice-chairman John Rice, Grattan Institute CEO John Daley and Telstra's Andrew Penn.

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Alan Kohler, Robert Gottliebsen and Stephen Bartholomeusz are three of Australia's premier business commentators, and together they form the KGB. In this podcast series they interview the nation's biggest corporate names and brightest economic minds, including Qantas chief Alan Joyce, GE vice-chairman John Rice, Grattan Institute CEO John Daley and Telstra's Andrew Penn.

    KGB Podcast Series - How Origin is handling the resources crash

    KGB Podcast Series - How Origin is handling the resources crash

    Origin Energy MD Grant King joins Stephen Bartholomeusz and Robert Gottliebsen for a discussion of his company's future as it deals with some extreme headwinds.

    • 26 min
    KGB Podcast Series - Can Coca-Cola Amatil maintain a healthy bottom line? (Episode 26)

    KGB Podcast Series - Can Coca-Cola Amatil maintain a healthy bottom line? (Episode 26)

    Coca-Cola Amatil still has a long way to go, according to MD Alison Watkins. So how can the company strengthen its earnings growth in an environment that's increasingly health conscious?

    • 25 min
    KGB Podcast Series - How Alan Joyce made Qantas fly (Episode 25)

    KGB Podcast Series - How Alan Joyce made Qantas fly (Episode 25)

    What's it like to withstand extreme and sustained criticism only to finally get your chance to prove your detractors wrong? Qantas CEO Alan Joyce was told again and again that he should resign, but deliver a fantastic return to profit in the past 12 months. In this interview, Alan discusses the challenges of staying the path amid extreme scrutiny and the outlook for the airline.

    • 19 min
    KGB Podcast Series What's behind the Blackmores phenomenon? (Episode 24)

    KGB Podcast Series What's behind the Blackmores phenomenon? (Episode 24)

    Blackmores CEO Christine Holgate joins Alan Kohler, Robert Gottliebsen and Stephen Bartholomeusz to discuss one of the outstanding success stories of the ASX in 2015.

    • 11 min
    KGB Podcast Series - Scott Morrison On Budget Repair And Reform (Episode 23)

    KGB Podcast Series - Scott Morrison On Budget Repair And Reform (Episode 23)

    A balanced budget isn't built in a day, according to Australia's treasurer. Speaking to Alan Kohler and Robert Gottliebsen in the wake of a MYEFO statement that pushed fiscal surpluses further into the future, he discusses the Turnbull Government's plans for growth and budget repair.

    • 16 min
    KGB Podcast Series - How Coles took Woolworths down, down (episode 22)

    KGB Podcast Series - How Coles took Woolworths down, down (episode 22)

    Coles' transition for flat sales to flattening its competition over the past decade has been a remarkable success. In this episode, CEO John Durkan explains how the supermarket was turned around, and how he plans to keep it on top.

    • 24 min

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