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Ben Buckley

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Alma mater  RMIT
Role  Businessman
Occupation  Businessman
Education  RMIT University
Spouse(s)  Sarah Buckley
Residence  Sydney, Australia
Name  Ben Buckley

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Born  29 June 1967 (age 48) (1967-06-29) Tasmania, Australia
Employer  Nike, Inc. (1994–1996) EA Sports (1996–1999) AFL (1999–2006) FFA (2006–2012)
Children  Billy Buckley, Charlie Buckley
Similar People  David Gallop, Andrew Demetriou, Phil Knight, Mark Parker

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Benjamin "Ben" Buckley (born 29 June 1967) is an Australian businessman, former Australian Rules Footballer and current chairman of the North Melbourne Football Club in the Australian Football League. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of Football Federation Australia.

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VFL/AFL career

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Buckley, a defender, played 74 games between 1986 and 1993 for North Melbourne in the VFL/AFL and was vice-captain from 1990 until 1992.

Education

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Buckley's secondary education was in his home state of Tasmania. He has a bachelor's degree in Applied Science.

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He has four children - Tess, Jack, Billy and Charlie

Working life

Buckley joined Nike, Inc. from 1994 as Director of Marketing in Japan and later took over the same role in Australia.

He was General Manager and Vice President of Australasia operations for EA Sports between 1996 and 1999.

Buckley was then appointed the Australian Football League's General Manager responsible for broadcasting, strategy and major projects, before becoming Chief Operating Officer, a position which he held until 2006, when it was announced on 8 November 2006 that he will replace John O'Neill as Chief Executive Officer of Football Federation Australia. Led unsuccessful bid to bring FIFA World Cup to Australia.

On 21 August 2012 it was announced he had stepped down from his position as Chief Executive Officer of Football Federation Australia. At the same time, it was announced he would be replaced by former Chief Executive Officer of the National Rugby League David Gallop

Currently Buckley is the Executive Director in Foxtel, overseeing and managing sports contents within this Broadcast media company.

On 20 October 2016, Buckley was voted in as the new chairman of the North Melbourne Football Club , replacing James Brayshaw.

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