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EQT Holdings Limited (ASX:EQT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Johanna Platt as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective Monday 22 July 2024.

This appointment follows the announcement on 15 December 2023, of the decision by the current Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Philip Gentry, to step down from the position.

The appointment of Ms Platt followed an extensive search process over several months that assessed a strong field of candidates.

Ms Platt has more than 25 years of experience working in, and leading, finance teams; she is a collaborative and commercial CFO with multi-industry sector experience and a proven track record.

She is currently the interim CFO at ISPT and responsible for the finance, procurement, insurance, tax, treasury and valuation functions of the business. Prior to this, she was the CFO for Vanguard Australia, where she led the Australian 200-person finance function and was part of the executive team governing the establishment of the Vanguard superannuation business.

Managing Director, Mick O’Brien said: “Johanna brings an exceptional suite of skills to EQT and our growing business. We warmly welcome Johanna to Equity Trustees and I look forward to working alongside her.”

The Managing Director, has authorised that this document be given to the ASX.

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Further information


Alicia Kokocinski

General Manager – Marketing & Communications         

03 8623 5396 / 0403 172 024


Mick O’Brien                                             Philip Gentry

Managing Director                                   Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer

+61 3 8623 5202                                        +61 3 8623 5372                     

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, Adelaide, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth.