Stockland Chairman Tom Pockett today announced the appointment of Christine O’Reilly to the Stockland Board of Directors effective 23 August 2018.
Mr Pockett said: “I’m delighted to welcome Christine to the Stockland Board. Christine is a highly respected and experienced director, with strong executive experience in the utilities, energy and infrastructure investment sectors.
“She will bring a wide range and depth of skills and expertise to the Board in a number of important areas relevant to our business, and I look forward to her contribution.
“The appointment of Christine to our Board follows the announcement of Melinda Conrad’s appointment on 17 May 2018. Both new Directors will further complement and strengthen the Board’s experience and expertise in a range of areas,” said Mr Pockett.
Christine O’Reilly is currently a director of CSL Limited, Transurban Limited, EnergyAustralia Limited and Medibank Private Limited. Ms O’Reilly will step down from the Board of EnergyAustralia in order to accept the Board position at Stockland.
Ms O’Reilly’s executive career included 30 years’ experience in both financial and operational entities both domestically and off shore. Following an early career in chartered accounting and investment banking, she was appointed CEO and Director of the GasNet Australia Group (ASX200) in 2001, and led the company for five years. From 2007 until 2012, she was Co-Head of Unlisted Infrastructure Investments at Colonial First State Global Asset Management.
As required by the Stockland Constitution, Ms O’Reilly will offer herself for election by securityholders at the Annual General Meeting on 24 October 2018.