There were lots of different elements, the SANFL owned the license so the SANFL clubs and directors we had to really demonstrate that this was in the best interest of football in South Australia because at the time Port Adelaide was not sustainable at Football Park and with the SANFL owning the license and the impact that was having on the SANFL clubs, we had to demonstrate putting Port Adelaide back together was going to be good for them. That’s got to tell you the people who had got us into the AFL and had been our core had walked away. Picture: portadelaidefc.com.au. Tellingly, the Power’s membership went backwards, that was the point that proved to people who doubted what we were trying to say about the heart and soul of Port Adelaide really sat there, you had to rebuild the club and reconnect the supporter base. An AFL fan who caused outrage after being pictured wearing a swastika armband on top of a Port Adelaide jumper has a history of racist behaviour. Richo's Points: Preliminary Final - Port Adelaide. View Matthew Richardson’s profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. View matthew richardson’s profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. I think our people should be really excited about not only the team they’ve seen, but just as excited about the talent we really haven’t had much of an opportunity to see due to no SANFL. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Matthew’s connections and jobs at similar companies. It was about our community, our people and they had been torn apart and we’ll never let that happen again, so it was perfect for that sense, and the growth in it has been the core of it. I’ll never forget the INXS moment the next year, we probably fell into the trap that it was so good in 2014, how do you make it better. View Matthew Richardson’s profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. He will replace outgoing CEO Keith Thomas who finishes up this week after more than nine years at the helm. The first attempt of the merger, it had been presented and it was right, they’d be gone, the Magpies would be out of the SANFL and it got rejected the first time. Dixon Double Team. “Our 150th anniversary and the challenges of COVID has reinforced that our people are most important to us. Shane Smith. A united Port Adelaide family is a powerful force, and I can’t wait to harness that in pursuit of our mission. It’s affected a huge number of people, we’ve lost a lot of really good people, a lot of people on stand down through the year for large parts with so much uncertainty, and the people who were fortunate enough to stay taking significant salary reductions. “It became very clear throughout the process that Matthew was the most compelling candidate. We’ve been on record to say we’re keen on getting into the AFLW and have a Port Adelaide AFLW team as soon as we possibly can. Matthew has 7 jobs listed on their profile. It’s been difficult being a Richmond fan, apart from the past few years. Reactions: GremioPower, Ford Fairlane, afl2004 and 7 others. The Port Adelaide Magpies Football Club Inc. was first incorporated in 1956 and changed it’s name in 1996 from Port Adelaide Football Club to Port Adelaide Magpies Football Club – it remains the same Incorporated body ... Matthew Richardson and David Koch press conference - 30 October 2020 . At some point, Australia is going to have to build its commercial relationship with China, we know that there’s a model there. When you get to 2009, 2010 and we have less than 30,000 members, yet in 1997 there were nearly 40,000 members, there was something clearly not working. Richo's Points: Port Adelaide. Mr Richardson’s appointment was announced by Chairman David Koch at the club’s annual Best and Fairest Awards event at the Adelaide Convention Centre tonight. Port Adelaide’s new Chief Executive Officer is Matthew Richardson. Port 2004 Club Legend. The AFL clearly given the year they’ve had, they’re in a little of a holding pattern, but it’s great to see in 2021 the fixture’s out and it’s a normal fixture, there are all but four of the AFL clubs with AFLW teams. JH: In terms of uniting the club, how critical was it at the time? The thing we’re excited about is we feel we’re in the right position, we’ve got great momentum and our football club is really connected internally and really importantly, our members and community is one of the things that we’ve got out of our 150th year. JH: The KFC sponsorship is huge, three major sponsors – how great is that? MR: There were so many different elements to it. Through Benny Demertzis we got the cheer squad involved, said this is what’s going to happen, this is what we’re thinking and we need someone to kick it off for us. Matthew has 4 jobs listed on their profile. MR: I made it to Port Adelaide in 2001, my first event was the greatest team function, which was in May. Match Previews R14: Port Adelaide v Sydney Sportsbet's Nathan Brown and Matthew Richardson preview the game between the Power and Swans at the Adelaide Oval Despite losing two of its most experienced players in the off season, Port Adelaide…, Justin Westhoff has returned to Alberton to work with the club's Next Generation…. Thread starter RossFC; Start date Oct 29, 2020; Tagged users None ... from a football perspective as an AFL Club and also as we build the next generation of Port Adelaide fans and members, we have to accelerate our participation in this competition. I think there’s a lot to look forward to in our footy. www.theinnersanctum.com.au Like Quote Reply. matthew has 1 job listed on their profile. I’m enormously privileged and honoured to have this opportunity. How we executed it was important, we didn’t want to tell people what to do, we didn’t want to play the music or put the words up, it had to be organic. He is already closely connected with our members and corporate partners and has an extensive network of contacts. We think we can support that and can help grow women’s footy in South Australia. Before we know it, it’ll be mid-January, February and we’ll be away playing footy and I’m really excited about that. I was always sub-consciously benchmarking other candidates against him and Matthew always presented the attributes we were looking for. JH: Tell us a bit about your journey, as you’ve seen the highs and lows of this club? Official Club App. World News - AU - Power appoints Matthew Richardson as CEO - Port Adelaide announced its next CEO to replace Keith Thomas CAMEROON MAGAZINE - CAMEROUN INFO - CAMEROUN ACTU AU, David Koch, Keith Thomas, Matthew Richardson, Port Adelaide Football Club, South Australian National Football League, World News - AU - Power appoints Matthew Richardson as CEO ... Chief Executive Officer at Port Adelaide Football Club Greater Adelaide Area. Chief Executive Officer. Matthew Richardson speaks to the media. Anything you can do to strengthen that, you should be doing, and this is the perfect example of that. That first game in 2014 in the Showdown was an extraordinary day, that’s when it all came together, we were able to rebuild our community and arrive with a full stadium, played the way we did and it was a very special day. Shots from Friday's training session at Alberton. Credit to Adelaide here and the SANFL the way they’ve developed women’s footy in particular and the growing numbers of young girls playing footy is outstanding. I know we’ve had that conversation previously with the SANFL, that hasn’t happened to this point. “I thank David and the Board for entrusting me with the responsibility of leading this club forward into a new era of success. “Our future success will be built on a foundation of care and connection. ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE. Port Adelaide Executive General Manager Matthew Richardson says the club is confident of its case to wear the prison bars guernsey in future Showdowns. MR: With China clearly, we’ll just hibernate that for a moment while our business and political leaders deal with the tensions between the two countries. WHO'S MOVING? Matthew has 9 jobs listed on their profile. The Port Adelaide Magpies Football Club Inc. was first incorporated in 1956 and changed it’s name in 1996 from Port Adelaide Football Club to Port Adelaide Magpies Football Club – it … We did set out to win the premiership, we didn’t quite get there, but we did set out to make sure we really connected our community in behind the 150th year, because the one thing that does bring us together is the football club and from that perspective we feel like we certainly achieved that. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Matthew’s connections and jobs at similar companies. The SANFL model wasn’t sustainable, the AFL model on its own wasn’t sustainable, and I don’t think its too much of a stretch to say if we weren’t able to put Port Adelaide back together as one united club and critically one united community, which has always been its strength and the reality was a lot of our people walked away. Our members should be really proud of their football club and it’s a great result to have a great company like KFC on board, we feel there’s some brand alignment energy that they bring and we bring, for them to join MG and GFG as well. We’re confident that in the Showdowns, which we think that fits perfectly, it talks to the rivalry and heritage of South Australian footy perfectly, we’ll be in and having that conversation early in the new year. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I think the simple thing of getting back to the footy and being able to reconnect as a community again is going to be really special. “Football teams don’t win premierships, football clubs wins premierships. JH: I still remember walking in and ‘Never Tear Us Apart’ was blaring over the speakers, tell us about the background of it. The reaction from our people that night was only what Port Adelaide people would do, ‘no, no, no, that’s not yours, it’s ours’. To our members, supporters and partners, I hope they all have a safe and Merry Christmas. Tom Langdon’s career ended in the same way it began; dignified, no fuss and full of gratitude. JH: On the women’s footy program as well, we’ve seen AFLW sides have teams in the VFLW, is it possible for Port to go down that path with SANFLW? ... Chief Executive Officer at Port Adelaide Football Club Greater Adelaide Area. ... Chief Executive Officer at Port Adelaide Football Club Greater Adelaide Area. And that’s at every level across our club, inside and outside. MR: I know our preference would be to have a SANFLW team as a pathway into AFLW. JH: How much goes into that sort of role of heading the ‘One Club’ campaign? MR: It’s like anything, it’s never one person it’s a team of people. Really it’s a message of thank you and gratitude for what the Port Adelaide community has done in 2020, but the reality is we’ve still got a lot of hard work to do in order to get where we want to get as a football club. Matthew Richardson previews Friday night's preliminary final clash against Port Adelaide at Adelaide Oval. As confirmed by Chairman David Koch at last night’s prestigious John Cahill Medal, the Port Adelaide Football Club is thrilled to appoint Matthew Richardson as its new Chief Executive Officer. The journey into Adelaide Oval, the modelling that took, which was a really exciting project to be a part of and we got into there in great shape in 2014. That was the simple advice in a text message from outgoing Port Adelaide Chief Executive Keith Thomas to his successor Matthew Richardson on Friday morning. The team gave us an amazing ride in 2020, we didn’t get to where we were aiming, but I think our people should have a great deal of confidence moving forward about where their club is going. Matthew has 4 jobs listed on their profile. The Port Adelaide Football Club is thrilled to appoint Matthew Richardson as its new Chief Executive Officer. In the early years, both clubs were relatively successful and the Magpies were based at Ethelton which was phenomenal and still played in three grand finals and won two premierships, it’s a credit to the people who were involved at the time and the players who hung along for another couple of years because they loved it so much. ... Chief Executive Officer at Port Adelaide Football Club Greater Adelaide Area. Our preference is to build to AFLW from the ground up, build a development pathway through the junior zones. “The end result was Andrew concluded we had the best person right here already.”. In that week, the Magpies’ SANFL membership went from 3000, which was one of the higher numbers up to 12-15,000. Jack Hudson: How have you enjoyed your first month in the role? MR: First and foremost from a football sense, Ken (Hinkley), Chris (Davies) and the coaches and playing group did an amazing job in 2020 with some enormous speed humps on the way through. Matthew Richardson previews the Round 11 match against Port Adelaide. Find contact's direct phone number, email address, work history, and more. Danny Zada. Matthew Richardson steps into the role as Port Adelaide's Chief Executive Officer on Monday, November 2nd. “We have amazing people at every level of this club and I’m so grateful for the opportunity,” Mr Richardson said. I took over from Paul Belton as CEO in 2004 and that was enormously challenging, but I learned more in that time about running a business with that pressure from every angle. Early in 2009 I moved across to the AFL club, the two projects I was working on when came across under Mark Haysman was Adelaide Oval which was bubbling under the surface and pretty quickly we worked out the AFL club and SANFL club models separately wasn’t working, so the next few years we were working on putting Port Adelaide back together and we proven th at was the right thing to do. MR: At the end of the day, it’s a decision for the AFL, that’s where our conversation will be. Port Adelaide might have had a bit of a rough start to the year but the premiership window is open and that’s what every player plays for. Team success brings personal success for Byrne-Jones. View Matthew Richardson’s profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. “Matthew is primed to take our great club forward. They went to Liverpool and Anfield and saw the emotion in the stadium of You’ll Never Walk Alone, and that was one of the things we were trying to play with. Matthew has 2 jobs listed on their profile. He speaks with The Inner Sanctum‘s Jack Hudson about his story, the club moving forward including China, AFLW and the Prison Bar guernsey. View Matthew Richardson’s profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. He’s been at Port Adelaide for almost 20 years, and now Matthew Richardson is the new chief executive officer of South Australia’s most successful club. In 2010 Mr Richardson headed up the club’s strategic campaign to unite Port Adelaide as One Club, bring the Magpies in the SANFL and Power in the AFL together. A lot of people made huge sacrifices including our members and partners to improve that financial position, but the reality is it’s still been a serious flesh wound and you don’t recover from that quickly, it’s going to be a number of years. We threw stuff around for 18 months and I think it was Tara McLeod presented the idea of Never Tear Us Apart and the penny dropped straight away. The great clubs have it and it is essential to be successful in this competition. It’s a fantastic achievement by our commercial team and another reflection on the football club as a whole and how people are seeing it. Finance Manager. It’s one never to be taken likely. I mentioned it before, but I genuinely haven’t felt this sense of connection from our members, our partners and the broader stakeholders. But we’ve got that platform, we’ve got great people here, we’ve got a really clear plan about where we’re going and I think like everyone else we’re looking forward to having a bit of a break. Published on 1. MR: We had a marketing committee and we still do, one of the projects they were working on and as far back as 2011 and 2012, when we got back to Adelaide Oval, and we were pretty sure we’re going to come, but our mindset was when people come to a Port Adelaide game, it’s got to be a different experience from anything else they’ve ever been to. View Matthew Richardson’s profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. “At Port Adelaide, you have to embrace the expectations that are ingrained in our club. We do have some really strong partners that those relationships are intact and we’ll maintain those. I had that function and it was a crash course in Port Adelaide and the legends of Port Adelaide, you meet these people that you’ve seen and you understand why the club has been so successful as they’re amazing people. The mindset for the club has been how do we make sure we maximise that momentum and really set us up certainly for 2021, but we feel our club is in a really strong position over the next few years. I think Port Adelaide, if you go back 1990 and I’ve spent a lot of time talking with Brian Cunningham about a lot of the challenges the club faced, Port Adelaide’s bid to go into the AFL was for the club to move into the AFL. We did research in 2009 and 2010 and there was 50,000 lapsed members since 1997, which was that many had been a member at one point since 1997 and in 2010 weren’t. I’d spent six or seven years at the SACA, started in game development and was keen to move into marketing and saw an opportunity at Port Adelaide. And through the early 2000s, the club was enormously successful in the AFL, but if you go back and look at that period, it didn’t translate to growth from a member or supporter point of view. Ken Hinkley agrees to a new two-year deal with Port Adelaide. So … I think our revenue hit in the end we finished up about $18 million down and what our original budget was. I know the stadium is working with the government at the moment on how they can reconfigure the stadium and increase that capacity as we get into 2021. Then you look at Lachie Jones and Ollie Lord coming in and it’s really exciting. “Matthew is an exceptionally talented administrator who is held in the highest regard within the Port Adelaide community and across the AFL industry as a whole. The Official app of the Port Adelaide Football Club is your one stop shop for all things Port Adelaide! The AFL have had an incredibly challenging year, a lot of the key people in the AFL haven’t been home for four or five months, they’re still disjointed, so at the right time, which will be early in the new year, we’ll get back in front of the AFL. That pathway into an AFLW team through having an SANFLW team, we think we can support the growth of girls and women’s footy. All the latest trade and contract news The official AFL website of the Port Adelaide Football Club ... Matthew Richardson. Going into our 150th year that was something really important to us. You can’t help but feel the history of success here at this club built over 150 years. We’ve got a really successful female academy program, I think the last three years we played games against the Adelaide academy program which has been successful. It’s been the sort of year where so much has happened through the year and we’ve built terrific momentum off field and on field. View Matthew Richardson's business profile as Chief Executive Officer at Port Adelaide Football Club. I can’t even imagine what 50,000 people at Adelaide Oval is going to be like after hearing even that night at the Showdown in Round 2, where there were 2000, I couldn’t believe the noise. At that time our team did go to the UK as there was a game at The Oval against the Western Bulldogs and a number of people on our marketing committee went across. But it probably took us 18 months to land on Never Tear Us Apart, as there were some principles in it, as it had to be authentic and something that genuinely meant something to our people, if you force something on people or no meaning it won’t work. Picture: Bianca De Marchi PAFC CEO Matthew Richardson. Ken Hinkley and Matthew Richardson speak to the media at Alberton Oval. JH: Moving forward, what are you looking forward to in 2021? Matthew Richardson Director FAPI - Certified Prasticing Valuer. Whether it be past players, life members, ex-directors, all those networks are really important to our football club. The leaders in Tom (Jonas), Hamish (Hartlett) and Ollie (Wines) really went to another level last year. Matthew Richardson Sales and Marketing Assistant at Beverage Testing Institute Chicago, Illinois, United States 200 connections It worked and now it’s probably the iconic game day ritual in Australian sport, and the great thing about that it’s our people who have made it that. “As a Board we didn’t ever want to be accused of making the easy decision so we got Andrew Demetriou’s sports executive recruitment firm to scour the market and put Matthew through the wringer. “This is arguably the most important appointment of any club. PAFC CEO Matthew Richardson. This club is about winning and we will not shy away from that expectation and responsibility. It’s been well documented it’s been an incredible year for everyone. JH: What are some of the key plans moving forward; we’ve got China, the AFLW and Prison Bars looking forward? Mr Richardson will replace outgoing CEO Keith Thomas who finishes up today after more than nine years at the helm. Since joining Herron Todd White Adelaide as a graduate valuer in 1996, Matthew has undertaken a variety of valuation work over the years. ... Chief Executive Officer at Port Adelaide Football Club Greater Adelaide Area. It is a huge responsibility,” Mr Koch said. HOLD ON for dear life. “No candidate we spoke to ever seemed to have the all-round package that Matthew brings. JH: Is there anything extra you’d like to add at all, Richo? That’s when Tim (Ginever), George (Fiacchi) and Brian (Cunningham) got involved, there was a project group working at the second crack at it. Mr Richardson has been at the club since 2001 starting as Marketing Manager of the Magpies in the SANFL and then progressing to CEO from 2004 to 2009. As the AFL revealed its entire 2021 fixture – but the times and dates locked in only for the first six rounds – Port Adelaide’s chief executive Matthew Richardson said the … Putting the club back together, I think the club had tried everything else, it was the only thing left and I think being able to put it back together and then the move of AFL footy to Adelaide Oval had been two of the major factors, in certainly for Port Adelaide, but critically for success of footy in South Australia in the last 10 years. Finals Previews W3: Port Adelaide v Richmond Sportsbet's Nathan Brown and Matthew Richardson preview the blockbuster preliminary final between the Power and Tigers at the Adelaide Oval MATTHEW RICHARDSON. He speaks with The Inner Sanctum ‘s Jack Hudson about his story, the club moving forward including China, AFLW and the Prison Bar guernsey. View Matthew Richardson’s profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. Some of the Tiger faithful talk about the experience of the past four years ahead of their third grand final since 2017. Matthew Richardson torches contentious rule after finals flipped on their head. Jacob Maksimovic. Our commercial strategy to deal with China was not purely based on playing a game, we know that that works and that sports diplomacy is a great way for governments and business to repair those relationships. Matthew has 4 jobs listed on their profile. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Matthew’s connections and jobs at similar companies. I think now our people can see the evolution of our team and where that team’s going, I think that’s really exciting. View Matthew Richardson’s profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. Mr Richardson said it is a great privilege and honour to be appointed as CEO of Port Adelaide. PORT Adelaide has announced Matthew Richardson as the club's next CEO. I’m looking forward to leading this club forward in the next era of greatness.”. Then you look at the AFL side, how quickly it was able to establish itself in its first year under John Cahill, there was a draw and missed out on the finals, and you compare that with GWS and Gold Coast and how long it took for them to establish was extraordinary, but that was the expectation of Port Adelaide. Chief Financial Officer. Richardson's appointment was announced by chairman David Koch at the club's best and fairest on Thursday night and he replaces Keith Thomas who finishes up this week after more than nine years at the helm. Port Adelaide chief executive Matthew Richardson said this had allowed the club to make the redevelopment plans more special. MR: First time ever that our club has had three major sponsors. New recruit Aliir Aliir hopes to break into Port Adelaide's backline this season. Aliir Aliir and Orazio Fantasia answer fan questions thanks to RAA. It’s something we’ve heard Kenny talk a lot about this year. More recently I’ve been really lucky to work under Keith (Thomas) in a growth phase in the club where we’ve been able to have a crack at some amazing things like AFL footy in Shanghai, expansion of a lot of the things we’ve done and my focus through that period was more the core part of the business and then COVID hit and now I’m really privileged the board and David (Koch) had the confidence for me to take over from Keith. It was a big project but it was great to be able to see, and then Adelaide Oval on the horizon and how exciting that was going to be for our people. JH: Have the Adelaide Crows had much of a say on that? Your email address will not be published. “When our people come to Port Adelaide, they don’t come into the administration or training building, they come to the ‘Footballers’ Club’. In a way, we were really fortunate in South Australia that our government and community did an amazing job and we got back to 25,000 to 30,000 people at Adelaide Oval. We’re really excited to see what Alberton Oval can look like on a Friday or Saturday night during February and March, it’ll be a really exciting venue to be able to watch AFLW and our SANFL program, so we’re excited about that. MR: Probably the only other thing is to thank our community. “Without a doubt, I feel a great responsibility to all our stakeholders – the people who have come before us and importantly the current custodians. Tom did an outstanding job as captain as well, and you look at the talent we haven’t seen yet, and I was only saying to Chris today looking at Miles Bergman out on the track and he looks a serious footballer. As confirmed by Chairman David Koch at last night’s prestigious John Cahill Medal, the I certainly didn’t set out in 2001 to be where I am now, but I feel that journey has given me a good grounding for the opportunity that are in front of us now. Mr Koch said Mr Richardson was the stand out choice from an outstanding field of candidates assembled through a national search, working with independent senior executive recruiting company BKD Executive Leaders. He understands our story and our people like no other. Hopefully in 2022 or 2023 we’re ready, the development of our facilities here at Alberton Oval are really important for that, the reality is we need to upgrade our facilities in order to be ready for AFLW. I think one of the things COVID has taught everyone, and this relates to sport all around the world, anything you can do to strengthen the fans with clubs, because let’s not forget fans don’t follow leagues or competitions, they follow clubs, that’s the strength of the game. Matthew has 1 job listed on their profile. Canberra digging deep in unusual heatwave, Ted Richards – Part One: The highs and lows of footy, Listen to the fans on grand final timeslot: AFLFA, Tom Langdon: Something out of the ordinary, Saving North Melbourne – Part 2: Returning the Name. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover matthew’s connections and jobs at similar companies. Always had remarkable respect for Port Adelaide, I think I was lucky when I started, I started on the Magpies side, it gave me a good grounding of what the club is about. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Matthew’s connections and jobs at similar companies. Accounts Receivable ... Matthew Wald. Like Quote Reply. The strength of the community was the thing really the AFL couldn’t refuse, but the reality was the Port Adelaide that went into the AFL wasn’t the Port Adelaide that the AFL approved if you like, because one of the conditions was the Magpies would remain in the SANFL and Power in the AFL, but they couldn’t have any connection. The reality was the model wasn’t any different, it was just after that first time and the impact that had, people realised how important that was and what we were saying was probably correct. In 2009, Mr Richardson joined the Power as General Manager of Marketing and Consumer Business and was promoted in 2017 to Executive General Manager. This led to the official reunification of the Port Adelaide Football Club which was a catalyst to the club’s record 60,000 plus members in 2015. I know how we’ll make it better, we’ll bring INXS in and we’re thinking ‘wow, that’ll be massive’. 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