Incitec Pivot hires ex President of BP’s natural gas as CEO/MD

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by Jessica Amir

Incitec Pivot (ASX:IPL) has appointed Jeanne Johns as its new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, taking effect from 15 November 2017.

It comes as James Fazzino announced in February he would be stepping down from the helm within 12 months.

The manufacturer, marketer and distributor of industrial chemicals, fertilisers and explosives recruited the former BP executive who comes with 25 years of industry experience.

The company says she brings a deep understanding of commodity businesses from being President of BP’s $12 billion multi-national Natural Gas Liquids business.

The outgoing CEO will depart the group on 30 September 2017.

Shares in Incitec Pivot (ASX:IPL) are trading 0.30 per cent higher to $3.36
 

Jessica Amir

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Jessica joined FNN in January 2017 after having worked in financial advising for seven years and in TV journalism for seven years, specialising in finance, equities and analysis. She has interviewed former Prime Ministers of Australia, Tony Abbott, Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd and ex Treasurer Jo Hockey. Jessica has worked as a journalist with Sky News Business, ABC 1, ABC's The Business, ABC24 and has also been a regional Channel 7 and 9 TV reporter.