Poynton replaces Packer on Crown board
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Mr Poynton was nominated by Consolidated Press Holdings to fill the vacancy and currently serves as a director of Crown’s Perth subsidiary, Burswood Limited.
Crown executive chairman John Alexander said the company was delighted by the appointment.
“John is an experienced director having previously served as chairman, deputy chairman and non-executive director of a number of ASX-listed companies, federal government boards and education institutions. He will make an excellent addition to the Crown board,” he said.
Shares in Crown finished up 1.6 per cent at $13.20.