17/09/2009 - 14:37

Ken Perry joins Coventry board

17/09/2009 - 14:37

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Brandrill managing director Ken Perry has accepted an invitation to join the Coventry Group board as non-executive director Joe Boros retires.

Ken Perry joins Coventry board

Brandrill managing director Ken Perry has accepted an invitation to join the Coventry Group board as non-executive director Joe Boros retires.

 

 

The announcement is below:

 

The Board of Coventry Group Ltd (Coventry) (ASX Code: CYG) wishes to announce the following changes to the Coventry's board of directors:

(i) the appointment of Mr Ken Perry as a non-executive director with effect from 18 September 2009; and

(ii) the retirement of Mr Joe Boros as a non-executive director with effect from the conclusion of the 2009 AGM to be held on 30 October 2009.

Mr Perry, 59, has accepted an invitation to join the Coventry Board. His qualifications and experiences are in areas very relevant to Coventry.

He has been managing director of Brandrill Limited since 2002, a listed public company which provides contracting services to the mining sector. He has over 15 years experience in senior management roles with the Rio Tinto Group, including serving as President of its Taiwanese steel mill, and served as the Director General of the Department of Minerals & Energy (WA) between 1994 and 1997. Subsequently he worked with Resources Finance Corporation, a private merchant and investment bank specialising in the natural resources sector.

Mr Perry holds a first class honours degree in chemistry, a Master of Business Administration, is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mr Flynn, the Executive Chairman, acknowledged the highly valuable contribution made by Mr Boros during his 5½ years on the Coventry Board.

STANDING BY BUSINESS. TRUSTED BY BUSINESS.

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