Australia's longest serving non-executive directors

January 20, 2017

Ever wondered who our longest serving executive and non-executive directors are? Try these out for interesting lists. We've set a $500 million cut-off in terms of market capitalisation, so please send any additions or corrections to stephen@maynereport.com.




Longest serving non-executive directors

Bruce Teele: AFIC 1954

Robert Anderson:
GWA International, 1979

David Barry:
GWA International, 1979

Robert Millner
: Soul Pattinson, 1984

David Gonski:
Westfield, 1985

John Church
: Milton Corporation, 1986

Chris Brown: Harvey Norman, 1987

Mark Johnson
:
AGL chairman, director since 1988

David White:
Wesfarmers, 1990

Peter Ritchie:
Seven Network, 1991

Fred Hilmer
:
Westfield deputy chairman, director since 1991

Elizabeth Alexander
:
CSL, director since 1991, chair since 2006

Dulcie Boling
: Seven Network, 1993

David Crawford:
BHP, 1994

Murray Wells
:
Seven Network, 1995

Ken Cowley:
News Corp non-executive director since 1996 and before that executive director since 1979




Retired long serving directors

Robin Holyman
:
Gunns, 26 years (1983-2009)

Alan Bentley: Brickworks, 24 years (1984 - 2008)

Allan McDonald:
Brambles, 24 years (1981-2005)

Stan Wallis: AFIC, 22 years (1987- 2009)

Lou Giglia:
Wesfarmers, 22 years (1984-2006)

Graham Reaney: AGL, 21 years (1988-2009)

Stephen Gerlach:
Santos, 20 years (1989-2009)

David McQuestin
: Gunns, 20 years (1988-2008)

Mark Burrows
:
Brambles, 19 years (1987-2006)

Charles Goode:
ANZ, 19 years (1991-2010). Woodside Petroleum, 19 years (1988-2007)

Richard Longes: Lend Lease, 19 years (1986-2005)

John Schubert:
CBA, 19 years (1991-2010)

Meredith Hellicar: James Hardie, 17 years (1992-2009)

Jim Kennedy:
GWA International, 17 years (1992-2009)

Martin Kriewaldt: GWA International, 16 years (1992 -2008)

Nick Greiner:
QBE Insurance, 15 years (1992-2007)

Judith Sloan
:
Santos, 15 years (1994-2009)

Mike Codd: Qantas, 15 years (1992-2007)

Sir Ron Brierley
:
AGL, 14 years (1987-2001)

Trevor Eastwood
:
Wesfarmers, 14 years (1994-2008)

Brian Finn:
Axa Asia Pacific, 14 years (1992-2006)

Martin Kriewaldt: Suncorp-Metway, 14 years (1996 -2010)

Dean Wills: Westfield, 14 years (1994-2008)

Adrienne Clarke: Woolworths, 13 years (1994-2007)

Barbara Ward: CBA, 12 years (1994-2006)

Elizabeth Alexander: Amcor, 11 years (1994-2005)

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