Appointment of Panel Members

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The Takeovers Panel notes the announcement by the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services of the reappointment of 12 members and the appointment of 3 new members to the Panel, for terms of 3 years commencing on 30 April 2018.

The President and Panel executive warmly welcome the new members and thank those members whose terms have ended.

On 30 April 2018, the Panel will have 43 members all of whom are appointed on a part-time basis.  Details of the appointments are attached.

Allan Bulman
Director, Takeovers Panel
Level 10, 63 Exhibition Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Ph: +61 3 9655 3597

Panel Members Reappointed

Each of the following members has been reappointed:

Mr Alex Cartel
Ms Stephanie Charles
Ms Tracey Horton AO
Mr Richard Hunt
Mr Bill Koeck
Mr Jeremy Leibler
Mr Ron Malek
Mr Tony Osmond
Ms Karen Phin
Ms Sarah Rennie
Ms Nicola Wakefield Evans
Ms Sharon Warburton

New Appointments

The following new members were appointed:

Ms Teresa Dyson
Ms Dyson is a senior taxation lawyer and company director. She is currently a non-executive director of Seven West Media, Energy Super, Energy Queensland, Opera Queensland, the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education and the deputy chair of the Gold Coast Hospital and Health board. She is also a member of the UN Women National Committee Australia and the Foreign Investment Review Board.

Mr Rory Moriarty
Mr Moriarty is a Partner and Head of the Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Clayton Utz. His experience crosses a broad range of industry sectors advising on strategic Australian and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings and governance issues.

Mr John O’Sullivan
Mr O’Sullivan was Chairman, Investment Banking and Capital Markets, Asia Pacific, Credit Suisse AG from 2008 to 2018.  He was a Panel member from 2005 to 2011.

New Panel Alumni

The following members’ terms will finish on 30 April 2018:

Ms Elizabeth Bryan AM
Mr Peter Hay
Ms Sophie Mitchell

The following members’ terms finished on 21 August 2017:

Mr Lee Dewhirst
Mr Byron Koster
Mr Andrew Lumsden