Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Mr Hay was appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board on 1 January 2014 after being appointed to the Board in August 2013.
Skills, experience and expertise
Mr Hay has a strong background and breadth of experience in business, corporate law, finance and investment banking advisory work, with a particular expertise in relation to mergers and acquisitions. He has also had significant involvement in advising governments and government-owned enterprises. Mr Hay was a partner of the legal firm Freehills until 2005, where he served as Chief Executive Officer from 2000.
Director of CFX Co Ltd and Commonwealth Managed Investments Limited (effectively a single board) (from 2014)
Director of GUD Holdings Limited (from 2009)
Director of Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD)
Member of the AICD Corporate Governance Committee
Member of the Australian Government Takeovers Panel
Former Listed Directorships (last 3 years)
Director of Alumina Limited (2002-2013)
Director of the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (2008-2014)
Director of Myer Holdings Limited (2010-2014)