The Shortlist for the inaugural The Industry Observer Awards presented by TicketWeb has been revealed to celebrate the talent behind the talent.

See below for the full Shortlist for the Executive of the Year, sponsored by KPMG:

Brett Cottle (APRA AMCOS)

Dean Ormston (APRA AMCOS)

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Denis Handlin (Sony Music)

Heath Johns (BMG Australia)

Jacqui Louez-Schoorl (Jaxsta)

Jadden Comerford (UNIFIED Music Group)

John O Donnell (EMI Music)

Michael Gudinski (Mushroom Group)

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Michael Taylor (Universal Music)

Susan Heymann (Chugg Entertainment)

:: The Industry Observer Awards: How the judging works

The winners of the awards will be announced at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Monday, March 27, 2018. Tickets to the TIO Awards will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendance is open to the general public and industry alike.