CSL Appoints New Director

CSL Appoints New Director

Melbourne, Australia — 16/02/2016

CSL Limited (ASX:CSL; USOTC:CSLLY) - CSL today announced that Dr Megan Clark AC has been appointed as a Director of the Company effective from 16 February 2016.

Dr Clark is currently a Director of Rio Tinto and a member of the Australian advisory board of the Bank of America Merrill Lynch. She was Chief Executive of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) from 2009 to 2014. Prior to CSIRO, she was a Director at NM Rothschild and Sons (Australia) and was Vice President Technology and subsequently Vice President Health, Safety and Environment at BHP Billiton from 2003 to 2008.

Megan Clark Announcement
Dr Clark holds a BSc (Hons) from the University of Western Australia and a PhD from Queen’s University, Canada and is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. In 2014, she was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia.

CSL’s Chairman, Professor John Shine AO, said “I am extremely pleased that Dr Clark has accepted the appointment to the CSL Board. With her strong scientific and commercial background across a broad range of areas, I am sure she will make a significant contribution to the future of CSL.”

CSL is a leading global biotherapeutics company with a dynamic portfolio of life-saving innovations, including those that treat haemophilia and immune deficiencies, as well as vaccines to prevent influenza. Since our start in 1916, we have been driven by our promise to save lives using the latest technologies. Today, CSL — including our two businesses CSL Behring and Seqirus — operates in over 30 countries with more than 15,000 employees. Our unique combination of commercial strength, R&D focus and operational excellence enables us to identify, develop and deliver innovations so our patients can live life to the fullest.

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Investors:
  Mark Dehring
  Head of Investor Relations
  CSL Limited
  Phone: +613 9389 3407
  Email: mark.dehring@csl.com.au
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  Sharon McHale
  Senior Director Public Affairs
  CSL Limited
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  Email: sharon.mchale@csl.com.au

 

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