Australian Agricultural Company appoints new MD & CEO

Company News

by Jessica Ellerm

Australian Agricultural Company (ASX:AAC) has announced it has appointed Hugh Killen as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.

The appointment will take effect on 1 February 2018

Mr Killen was most recently the Head of Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities for Westpac Banking Corporation.

While the business conducted an international and domestic search, Mr Killen’s breadth of financial expertise and background as a pastoralist was cited by Chairman Donald McGauchie as factoring into the board’s decision.

Shares in Australian Agricultural Company (ASX:AAC) were 1.17 per cent up in morning trade at $1.29.

Jessica Ellerm

Finance News Network
Jessica joined FNN in April 2016 and presents the Australian Share Market Outlook, and reports on the morning's leading business stories. Alongside FNN Jessica is a fintech industry commentator, writing for her own blog and a number of international online publications.