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Jim McDowell

James McDowell has over 30 years' experience in defence and aerospace sectors. Mr McDowell was chief executive at BAE Systems Australia before becoming chief executive at its Saudi Arabia office. Mr McDowell began his career with BAE Systems Australia in 1996 and held senior management positions prior to becoming chief executive of its Saudi Arabia office. Mr McDowell also spent 18 years at aerospace company Bombardier Shorts in legal, commercial and marketing roles. In September 2018, Mr McDowell was appointed the chief executive of the Premier and Cabinet in the South Australian state government.
Bio last updated 03 Sep 2018

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Positions - Previous

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Non-Executive Director
Austal
Austal
2014 - 20186
Chief Executive
BAE Systems Australia
BAE Systems Australia
2001 - 2011

Directors Shareholdings

CompanyDirect sharesIndirect sharesTotal sharesTotal value
Austal33,75133,751$136,017

Total Shareholder Return as at 28/06/19

1 year TSR5 year TSR
55thAustal89%24%
159thMonadelphous29%11%
245thAusdrill9%21%
392ndMacmahon Holdings-14%13%
595thSeven West Media-45%-19%
731 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
Source: Morningstar

Revenue

4th↑Monadelphous$1,742.2m
5th↓Seven West Media$1,637.0m
6th↓Austal$1,408.5m
8th↑Ausdrill$909.3m
9th↑Macmahon Holdings$714.9m
198 listed industrial companies ranked by revenue.
Source: Morningstar

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