Beyond doubt, Mark Bouris’ most popular brand has always been his works as both the chairman and also the founder of the “Wizard Home Loans which operated in 1996. This outstanding mortgage lending institution which is not a bank was later on sold to the General Electric (GE) Money and then to the Aussie in February 2009 because of the occurrence of the Global Financial Crisis. To properly introduce, Mark Leigh Bouris or Mark Bouris as what most people call him is usually address him, is a very successful Australian businessman who has been working as the executive chairman of his own business named as the Yellow Brick Road Holdings Ltd., founded in 2007. He works with plenty of tasks including in monetary advice, financial planning as well as the management of wealth and mortgage loans.
In 2009, Bouris gained an additional job as the chairman of TZ Limited which is an institution that specifically deals with the developing and licensing of proprietary technologies founded in 1986. Additionally, he was appointed as the non-executive chairman of the Anteo Diagnostics, a company that deals with biotechnology by sustaining modern medical diagnostic technologies. Furthermore, Bouris is also working as a non-executive chairman of the Serene Resources Limited which concentrates on the development of faith in the copper comprised by the land of Chile.
These preceding work responsibilities of Bouris are just some few examples of what he does. As a matter of fact and to summarize, he is/was also shared his affiliation with the following companies and with different job positions mostly as a director, executive and non-executive chairman and as a member at the same time: the Ashington Group, the Yellow Brick Road Child Care Centre, the Australian School of Business, the University of Western Sydney Foundation Council, the State Capital Property Pty Ltd., the Eastern Suburbs Leagues Club Ltd., as well as the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. Apart from these obligations, Bouris has extendedly been famous for participating as one of the Sydney Roosters rugby league team’s board members and supporters mainly in the National Rugby League (NRL) of Australia.
Meanwhile, due to Bouris’ unstoppable excellence towards his career, he has also received several recognitions through the years. In fact, he was included in the list of Australia’s richest people also known as the “BRW Rich 200” way back in 2005. Impressively, he had repeatedly proved his success with the same recognition in 2007 as he was included in the same list for the second time around. Also, Bouris had been chosen to become a member of the Order of Australia at the 2015 Australia Day Honours, declared last January 26, 2015 by Sir Peter Cosgrove AK, MC as the current Governor General of Australia. This is a result of his dedicated participation and meaningful contribution and service to the industry of finance specifically to the mortgage loan, education and the sector of charity.
Furthermore, Bouris additionally get recognized because of his appearances to the Wizard Home Loan Commercials in 1990s and also in the early years of 2000s. He was entitled as the host of “The Apprentice” aired on the Nine Network for one season. After that, he still retained the job and started hosting for “The Celebrity Apprentice Australia”, a reality series constructed with the bases of his first hosting program which took its premiere dated back on October 2011 and is created by Mark Burnett, a television producer who is now based in Los Angeles. Mark Bouris worked for the said program as the chief executive officer (CEO) until the second season was announced by the network in November 2011. The said television program’s airing proceeds in April 2012.