EQT Holdings Limited (ASX: EQT) is pleased to announce the appointment of a new non-executive director Tim Hammon, effective 1 December 2018.
EQT Chairman Jeff Kennett said: “Tim comes to Equity Trustees with an excellent mix of experience aligned with the responsibilities that come with being on the Board of a 130 year old Australian company which was built on a foundation of trust.”
Mr Hammon was the CEO of Mutual Trust Pty Ltd, from 2007 to 2017, building the business to become a leading Australian multi-family office servicing high net worth clients, and prior to that, in leadership positions with Coles Myer Ltd for 11 years. He began his career in law with Mallesons Stephen Jaques and was a partner at the firm for 12 years (1984 – 1996) after graduating in law and commerce at the University of Melbourne.
He has held Board positions with not for profit organisations, the Abbotsford Convent Foundation and St Catherine’s School and is an Ambassador for the fund raising campaign for the Aikenhead Centre for Medical Discovery. Mr Hammon is currently on the Board of shopping centre development company Vicinity Centres, a listed REIT.
“The mix of commercial, not for profit, and legal expertise will strengthen and diversify the experience around the Board table of Equity Trustees and support the development of Australia’s leading specialist trustee company.”
Mr Kennett said Mr Hammon’s appointment to the EQT Board is part of the Company’s structured approach to Board succession and planning, and integral to EQT’s strategy as Australia’s leading specialist trustee company.
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Equity Trustees was established in 1888 for the purpose of providing independent and impartial Trustee and Executor services to help families throughout Australia protect their wealth. As Australia’s leading specialist trustee company, we offer a diverse range of services to individuals, families and corporate clients including asset management, estate planning, philanthropic services and Responsible Entity (RE) services for external Fund Managers. Equity Trustees is the brand name of EQT Holdings Limited (ABN 22 607 797 615) and its subsidiary companies, publicly listed company on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: EQT) with offices in Melbourne, Bendigo, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and London.
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