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The Board of AWB Limited today announced the reappointment of Mr Brendan Stewart as Chairman of the Board of AWB Limited for the next three years and Mr Robert Barry was re-elected as Deputy Chair of AWB Limited following yesterday’s Annual General Meeting (AGM).
AWB Limited A Class shareholders also elected three Directors to the Board of AWB Limited and one Director to the Board of AWB (International) Limited.
- New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory A Class shareholders voted to elect Mr Xavier Martin to the Board of AWB Limited.
- South Australian A Class shareholders voted to elect Mr Brendan Fitzgerald to the Board of AWB Limited.
- Queensland and Northern Territory A Class shareholders re-elected Mr Brendan Stewart to the Board of AWB Limited.
- Western Australian A Class shareholders re-elected Mr Wayne Gibson to the Board of AWB (International) Limited.
"I would like to thank all the candidates who nominated for the Board and I am very satisfied that the Directors elected will serve their term in a constructive and professional manner, which will ultimately benefit the company, Australian wheat growers and our shareholders," said Mr Stewart.
Mr Stewart announced yesterday the appointment of Mr Peter Polson to the Board of AWB Limited.
"Mr Polson is a former Managing Director of Colonial First State Private Equity and Managing Director of National Mutual Funds Management International and his valuable business and financial experience will be crucial in ensuring AWB’s vision becomes a reality," said Mr Stewart.
Mr Polson will fill the director position on the AWB Limited Board following the resignation of Ms Brenda Shanahan.
"I wish to thank Brenda Shanahan, Ian Cush and Michael Shanahan for valuable services to the AWB Limited Board, their experience and skill have been invaluable in the evolution of AWB," said Mr Stewart.
The Chairman and Managing Director’s AGM speeches can be accessed via AWB Limited’s website, www.awb.com.au, under Investor Relations in the Announcements section.