On the move

Cooper joins Woodside board

Recently retired PwC partner Frank Cooper has been appointed to the board of oil and gas producer Woodside Petroleum as a non-executive director, from February 1. Mr Cooper replaces Erich Fraunschiel, who has served on the Woodside board for 10 years. Mr Cooper has more than 35 years experience. Before joining PwC, he was a partner at accounting firm Ernst & Young and managing partner of Arthur Andersen, which was absorbed into Ernst & Young in 2002. Mr Cooper is also chairman of the Insurance Commission of Western Australia.

Woodall moves to Fortescue

WA iron ore miner Fortescue Metals Group has appointed David Woodall as its new operations director. Mr Woodall is the former operations manager of Rio Tinto’s West Angelas mine in the Pilbara and, more recently, has held senior positions at Ivanhoe Mines and Glencore International. He is a non-executive director of Gold Road Resources. Mr Woodall replaces Jamie Frankcombe, who held the role for 12 months and is returning to Sydney to be with his family. Mr Frankcombe is one of half a dozen senior executives who have resigned from the company over the past 18 months.


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Share Price

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BN30 Index

Index = 100 as of 4 Jan 2016
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Total Shareholder Return as at 31/01/18

1 year TSR5 year TSR
195thMineral Resources59%18%
393rdWoodside Petroleum9%4%
568thFortescue Metals Group-19%5%
722ndAtlas Iron-45%-55%
709 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
Source: Morningstar

Share Transactions

$851k Issued
$7k Bought
$7k Bought
Total value as at the date of the transaction
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1st-Fortescue Metals Group$10,999.7m
3rd-Woodside Petroleum$5,715.9m
4th-Mineral Resources$1,470.4m
5th↓Atlas Iron$896.6m
499 listed resources companies ranked by revenue.
Source: Morningstar

Remuneration from Woodside Petroleum

1stPeter Coleman$7.555m
17thMike Utsler$1.986m
21stRobert Edwardes$1.668m
Ranked by total remuneration from all listed WA companies

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