Global logistics solutions group, WiseTech Global, today announced the appointment of independent Non-Executive Director, Arlene Tansey, to its Board, effective 1 June 2020.
Arlene is an Australian-based professional director with more than 30 years’ international experience in financial services and investment banking. She brings extensive ASX-listed corporate governance experience, including her board positions as Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Chair at Aristocrat Leisure and Healius.
Arlene also currently holds directorships with Infrastructure NSW, Lendlease Investment and the Australian National Maritime Museum Foundation and Council. In addition, upon implementation of the proposed merger of TPG Telecom and Vodafone Hutchison Australia, Arlene will be appointed as a Non-Executive Director to the new Board. Her previous directorships include Sydney Ports Corporation, Sydney Roads Group and Adelaide Brighton. Arlene brings significant experience in cross-border finance, governance, taxation and technology and, prior to her governance career, held senior roles with ANZ Bank and Macquarie Bank.
Arlene has a Juris Doctor from the University of Southern California Law Center and an MBA in Finance and International Business from New York University. She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of the International Women’s Forum Australia.
Chair of WiseTech Global, Andrew Harrison, welcomed Arlene’s appointment, and said, “On behalf of the Board, I am delighted to welcome Arlene to the WiseTech Global group. With her considerable ASX governance experience, corporate expertise and financial acumen she brings a wealth of experience and is a valuable addition to our Board.”
Commenting on her appointment, Arlene Tansey said, “I’m excited to be able to contribute to the future development of the logistics industry as a WiseTech Non-Executive Director, particularly given the importance of WiseTech’s mission in the current environment. I look forward to working with my fellow Directors to support the management team and the company in achieving its goals and delivering value to shareholders.”
This appointment brings the number of Directors on the WiseTech Global Board to seven. As we move into FY21, we will continue our work on Board evolution and recruitment of an additional independent Non-Executive Director.
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