JOINT RELEASE WITH MINISTER FOR FINANCE - AUSTRALIA POST BOARD APPOINTMENTS
28 June 2017
Government is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Holly Kramer as Deputy
Chair, and Mr Paul Scurrah and Ms Deidre Willmott as new part-time
non-executive directors of the Australia Post board, each for a term of three
years. These appointments fill the board, and ensure it has a broad range of
skills and expertise to steer the organisation during a critical period.
Ms Kramer has
been serving as the acting Deputy Chair of Australia Post and her appointment
will support continuity on the board. Her expertise in retail and technology,
including as the former CEO of Best & Less, will support an ongoing customer
Mr Scurrah is
the CEO of DP World Australia, a leading Australian container terminal
stevedore company. He will bring to the board strong experience in large scale
logistics and transport.
brings organisational transformation, government relations and business
expertise to this position. She is the CEO of the Chamber of Commerce and
Industry of Western Australia and formerly held senior roles with Fortescue
Metals and as Chief of Staff to the Premier of Western Australia.
will significantly improve the gender and geographic diversity of the board.
Five of the nine directors will be female, the first time that Australia Post’s
board will be majority female.
The Ministers congratulate
Ms Kramer, Mr Scurrah and Ms Willmott on their appointments.