Barrister-turned-businessman has his fingers in many pies

By Felicity Nelson|08 October 2014

Leading barrister Robert Kaye SC has become a director of KFC and Sizzler franchise owner Collins Foods Limited.

Kaye (pictured) is also the chairman of paper company PaperlinX Limited and a director of Magontec Limited.

Chairman of Collins Foods, Russell Tate, said: “The board is pleased to welcome Kaye as a director of the company.

“He brings valuable skills and experience that will complement the existing skills and experience of the board.”

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Kaye was admitted to legal practice in 1978 and worked as a solicitor at Allen & Hemsley Solicitors. He went on to pursue a legal career in commercial law at the NSW Bar, becoming a senior counsel in 2003.

He became the chairman of PaperlinX in April 2013, just seven months after being appointed a director of the struggling company.

ASX-listed Collins Foods owns and operates 169 KFC and 26 Sizzler restaurants in Australia.

Barrister-turned-businessman has his fingers in many pies
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