Naomi Milgrom AO will be presented with an Honorary Doctorate – Doctor of Business Honoris Causa, by RMIT University on Wednesday, at its graduation ceremony at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne. Milgrom is Executive Chair and CEO of the Sussan Group that includes apparel chains Sportsgirl, Sussan and Suzanne Grae. Under her leadership the group has grown to become Australia’s largest women’s apparel fashion retailer. Milgrom is a regular contributor to RMIT University through the School of Fashion and Textiles, and Design Victoria. The university says her business acumen in fashion has clear links to RMIT’s strengths, and many students have benefited from her knowledge and expertise – both directly at RMIT and through her involvement with the Melbourne Fashion Festival.
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