Appointment of Non-executive Director

05 Nov 2020

Nufarm Chair, John Gillam, today announced Lynne Saint will join the Nufarm Board as an independent Non-executive Director subject to approval of shareholders at an Annual General Meeting to be held on 18 December 2020.

Ms Saint has broad financial and commercial experience from a global career including more than 19 years with Bechtel Group where she served as Chief Audit Executive and Chief Financial Officer of the Mining and Metals Global Business Unit. Her expertise encompasses strong financial skills, corporate governance, enterprise risk, supply chain risk and project management. Ms Saint is also currently a Non-executive Director and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee at Iluka Resources.

Mr Gillam said Ms Saint’s appointment reflected the Board’s commitment to a structured approach to Board renewal to ensure the Board has the necessary balance of skills, experience and diversity for effective governance at Nufarm.  

“We are delighted to welcome Lynne to the Nufarm Board. Her experience in a complex global business environment and her financial skill base will add to the Board’s experience and expertise.”

Ms Saint holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a post-graduate diploma in education from the University of Queensland. She is a fellow of the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants (CPA Australia) and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

It is also intended that Ms Saint will become a member of the Audit Committee.