Former ANZ Bank partner Peter Bisogni has been appointed as the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of hospitality company, Kickon Group. 

Bisogni’s duties will include overseeing all commercial operations, and driving growth across the group’s full portfolio of venues. 

Kickon CEO, Duncan Thomson, welcomed the appointment. 

“Peter is an innovative leader and a true game-changer. Throughout his international career, he has demonstrated the ability to generate effective strategies that drive growth and progress for the companies he works with.

“We are extremely confident in Peter’s potential to help lead the company in its mission of becoming game changers within hospitality services.”

Bisogni has held senior finance roles in both the UK and Australia, beginning his career at accounting company Arthur Andersen in Melbourne. Bisogni joins Kickon Group from ANZ Bank, where he worked for 14 years in a range of roles, including senior finance business partner (Head of Finance) for the bank’s business bank and specialist distribution divisions.

The new CCO said he was excited to get started. 

“Having known some of the key members of Kickon Group for many years, I am thrilled at the prospect of being part of such an amazing team and working together to take the company into its next stage of growth and success. This is a unique chance to bring my expertise in financial and operational management to help shape the future of a truly remarkable organisation.

“I look forward to utilising my knowledge to capitalise on opportunities and make a positive contribution to this innovative, forward-thinking organisation,” Bisogni added. 

Finally, Kickon Group founder, Craig Shearer, believes the hiring of Bisogni ensures the company is ideally positioned to take on future challenges. 

“With the appointment of Peter Bisogni, Kickon Group is now well-placed to become an industry leader in hospitality services. His wealth of experience and game-changing approach to problem solving will be instrumental in propelling the company forward into greater success. 

“We are delighted that he has decided to join us on this journey, and we look forward to what the future holds,” Shearer said. 

Kickon Group has recently purchased the Grand View Hotel, Queensland’s oldest licensed pub, and relaunched The Continental Sorrento in Victoria. These venues join Kickon’s wider portolio, which includes: The Collective (Palm Beach, QLD), Plough Inn (South Bank, QLD), Osbourne Hotel (Fortitude Valley, QLD), Watermark (Townsville, QLD), Terminus Hotel (Fitzroy North, VIC) and Cinder, (also in Fitzroy North).

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