Media Release: AFG (ASX: AFG) is pleased to announce the appointment of two new non-executive directors to the board.
Ms Melanie Kiely and Ms Jane Muirsmith have been appointed as non-executive directors with the full support of the AFG Board.
Ms Kiely and Ms Muirsmith bring with them a wealth of experience from across the public and private sector. Their combined skills and insights including financial services, digital technology, marketing and strategy development will be invaluable to the board.
Ms Melanie Kiely is an experienced executive and company director with over 25 years of experience in health care, financial services and consulting in Australia, Europe and South Africa.
Ms Kiely has held a number of board positions in the financial services and health sectors, has an Honours Degree in Business Science from the University of Cape Town and is a Graduate of the Institute of Company Directors.
Ms Muirsmith is a highly accomplished digital and marketing executive, who has held leadership roles with some of the world’s leading brands in Australia and abroad. Her unique blend of marketing and technology skills, together with her finance background has been the cornerstone for an esteemed career.
Ms Muirsmith is a Non-Executive Director of Healthdirect Australia, a Fellow of Chartered Accountants, Australia and New Zealand, Vice Chair of the WA Business Advisory Committee and a member of the UWA Ambassadorial Council.
AFG Chairman Tony Gill welcomed the new appointees to the board. “AFG is fortunate to be able to gain access to the extensive experience of our new board members. The appointment of Jane and Melanie brings diversity of thought and internationally informed experience to the AFG board. Both are well placed to guide and support our talented executive team and they will bring valuable strategic insights to the AFG board.
“The board looks forward to their contribution to the future of the company.”