Myer announces Garry Hounsell as new Chairman

Company News

by Jessica Amir

Myer Holdings (ASX:MYR) has announced Garry Hounsell will become its new Chairman after the end of its Annual General Meeting (AGM) next month (24 November 2017).

It comes as Paul McClintock will stand down from the helm and retire after the upcoming AGM.

Incoming, Garry was appointed to the board on 19 September 2017 as Deputy Chairman and non-executive Director.

Garry has been a part of a number of successful business transformations, including at Qantas (ASX:QAN) and Treasury Wine Estates (ASX:TWE).

Shares in Myer Holdings (ASX:MYR) are trading 0.34 per cent higher to 75 cents.
 

Jessica Amir

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Jessica is a senior finance journalist and presents the Market Outlook, Market at Midday and Market Wrap. She also presents ASX company news and interviews CEOs. She joined FNN in January 2017 with six years of broadcast journalism experience. She worked as a journalist and producer with Sky News Business, ABC 1, ABC's The Business and ABC24. She also worked in regional Australia for Prime 7 and WIN News as a TV reporter. In her prior life she worked as a financial planner.