Management Profile

Richard Celarc > Executive Chairman & Group CEO

Richard Celarc

Mr Celarc co-founded Ligare Australia in 1979 and is a foundation shareholder of OPUS Group. He initially served as Ligare’s accountant, bringing a strong focus on costs and funding the growth of the business from its infancy. Mr Celarc acquired full ownership of Ligare Australia in 1996 and grew the business into the largest specialist book printer in New South Wales. He currently leads the OPUS Group’s best practice programme, working with the OPUS Businesses to further develop operating efficiencies and ensure industry leading practice. This includes executing the ‘lean manufacturing’ programme. Mr Celarc has been a key driver of the group’s cross-site production strategy, ensuring the best use of equipment across the OPUS Group to deliver optimal customer outcomes.

Having been a print business owner for over 30 years, Richard has a wealth of industry knowledge and operational experience.