FEEDBACK ON ROSEMARY'S PRESENTATIONS
"Rosemary was outstanding. A great speech."
"Ita Buttrose and Rosemary Vilgan - absolutely brilliant. Great speakers and inspirational. What a great way to start the conference! Well done."
"Felt very privileged to have Rosemary and Ita talk to us about what makes a good super system and leadership skills. Both were very engaging women."
VARIOUS FEEDBACK FROM ASFMA CONFERENCE
"I recently engaged Rosemary to deliver the keynote address at the Breast Cancer Network Australia luncheon in Brisbane. I have had nothing but positive and enthusiastic feedback about her address. The audience of 500 was a mix of corporate tables and those attending in their personal capacity; those with personal experience of breast cancer, and those without. Rosemary’s personal and professional experience enabled her to craft her address with a message for everyone in the room, whatever their role or situation, and was able to keep the entire room captive for the duration of her speech, which for that number of people is remarkable. I was sitting with one of our Board members, Olympian Raelene Boyle, who caught my eye to nod and smile approval of the address, and that is high praise indeed. I can highly recommend Rosemary to anyone seeking her services."
MARGARET JOLLY | STATE DEVELOPMENT MANAGER QUEENSLAND
BREAST CANCER NETWORK AUSTRALIA
"Having led a major business through times of industry, economic and political change, Rosemary Vilgan is a highly accomplished former CEO who speaks frankly about the challenges and rewards of leadership. For the Committee of Economic Development of Australia Rosemary addressed a 400 strong senior cross sector and cross profession audience on leadership, leading change, focusing a business on the customer and on the future, diversity and business transformation. A great story-teller, thoughtful presenter and generous respondent to diverse audience questions Rosemary impressed, challenged, informed and inspired guests with her business and leadership insights."
KYL MURPHY | STATE DIRECTOR
CEDA – THE COMMITTEE FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF AUSTRALIA
"I have listened to many professional and industry speakers over many years. What is sometimes missing is the backing of real life experience and the skills to draw a picture verbally. Rosemary can do both. Her deep experience particularly in a complex industry where you are competing for the hearts and minds of your customers means that to succeed, she has had to think outside the box. This need, together with a deep commitment to good government policy that extends outside her own organisation and into the community makes her a captivating speaker. Rosemary is also unique in that I have seen her effectively engage small groups in an informal workshop as well as hold an audience of over 1500 for a formal address. Presenters must be driven by passion, the strong desire to share, deep personal thinking and be informed by real life hard yards. Rosemary has all of these."
PAULINE VAMOS FASFA, ASFA AIF | CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
ASFA – THE VOICE OF SUPER
"We were delighted that Rosemary accepted our invitation to speak at the MinterEllison International Women's Day function for 2016 in Brisbane. With an audience of women and men at varying career stages, Rosemary spoke about her career in superannuation and provided practical advice about how to manage your money in a manner that is likely to bring you long term satisfaction. Rosemary was able to engage and captivate us all with her reflections, insights and advice delivered with humour and eloquence."
MINTER ELLISON BRISBANE
"Rosemary's presentation hadn't come out of a text book or the latest article she read. She had formed views based on years of actual experience which made her presentation authentic and practical. She was not guarded in sharing her experience. She was happy to talk about failures/learning as much as success. She welcomingly engaged with her audience. She thought networking was over-rated."
GREG RHEINBERGER – EXECUTIVE MANAGER HEALTH INSURANCE – TEACHERS UNION HEALTH
"Thank you for your excellent presentation to our group of Boeing leaders at our offsite last week. Your advice and insights around leadership, change and diversity were refreshing, informative and highly relevant to our current business climate. My particular take-aways were regarding ‘Urgent vs Important’ work and keeping check on the level of horizon and focus in particular roles."
CAITLIN STEPHENSON – CHIEF OF STAFF – BOEING DEFENCE AUSTRALIA