Yasser Shahin is the Executive Chairman of Peregrine Corporation, a Top15 Australian Private Company generating over A$2 bn of revenue annually, founded in 1984 by his father Fred Shahin.
Yasser oversees the convenience retailing division (OTR) as well as several shared services and has been part of the business’ growth from less than a handful of stores to a flagship convenience retailer with 130+ locations operating 200+ businesses with a team >3000.
Peregrine is also building The Bend, a major motorsport park in Tailem Bend, an hour out of Adelaide that looks set to become an international tourist attraction, boasting one of the world’s best tracks.
Under Yasser’s leadership with a strong focus on values, Peregrine was awarded by the Australian Retail Association Retail Employer of the Year and The South Australian Governor’s award for Multiculturalism in 2016.
Yasser seeks to redefine what convenience can be in the future, and continue building on the cultural foundation of Peregrine to create one of Australia’s best workplaces.