- Director since 2020
- Bachelor of Commerce
Successful Geelong businessman and lifelong Cats supporter and member Barry Fagg joined the Geelong Football Club board as an appointed director in 2020.
Fagg joined the family hardware and timber business, Fagg’s Mitre 10 in 1980. Over the next 32 years, together with brother Keith, they managed and developed the business. Since 2012, he has continued as Board Chair and the business now comprises four Mitre 10 stores, including Belmont Timber, across the Geelong region employing over 200 people.
The Fagg’s business was established in Geelong in 1854 and is the eighth oldest continuously operating family businesses in Australia. Fagg has previously worked with Rio Tinto and has been a director on Victorian and National Mitre 10 boards, including periods as Chair.
Born in Geelong in the premiership year of 1951, Fagg is also active in the local community, and is currently Treasurer of the Geelong Art Gallery, Campaign Appeal Chair for Anam Cara House Geelong and Treasurer of Geelong College school council. He is a previous President and Campaign Director of Give Where You Live (previously United Way Geelong). He was an inaugural Director of the Geelong Community Foundation and has served as Chair.
Fagg’s contribution to the community has been recognised by the Committee for Geelong, who in 2012 awarded him their annual Leadership Award for outstanding leadership to the Geelong community. He was also awarded a Centenary of Federation Medal for service to the Geelong Community in 2001.
Barry is married to Jan and they have a daughter Anna.