Baillieu Myer

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Name: Baillieu Myer AC
Associations: Myer Family Philanthropy
The Myer Foundation (Co-Founder; Vice-President, 1959-1992; President, 1992-2004)
Sidney Myer Fund(Trustee, 1958-2001, Chairman 1992-2001)
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The son of Sidney Myer, Sidney Baillieu Myer AC is Co-Founder and Past President of The Myer Foundation. He was a Trustee of the Sidney Myer Fund from 1958 to 2001 and Chairman from 1992-2001.

Mr Myer's past positions include Chairman, The Myer Emporium Ltd, President of the Howard Florey Institute and Executive Member of the CSIRO.

Mr Myer's career has spanned the fields of business, medical research, aged care, Australia-Asian relations, the arts, conservation, education and rural communities. His commitments and appointments, past and present, include:

  • Patron of Asialink
  • Patron of the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal
  • Trustee Emeritus, National Gallery of Victoria
  • Director of the Howard Florey Institute, 1971-2002, and President, 1988-1992
  • Chairman, The Myer Emporium Ltd, 1978-1986
  • Executive Member, CSIRO, 1981-1985

He was awarded an AC in 1990 and was made an Honorary Doctor of Law, University of Melbourne, in 1993.


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