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New Chair appointed for Gough Holdings Ltd Board

Media release
December 10, 2007

New Chairman appointed for Gough Holdings Ltd Board

The Board of Directors of Gough Holdings Limited, and its subsidiary companies, have appointed Jim Sheed as Chairman of the Group, following the retirement of Norman Geary from the Board.

Jim is well known in Caterpillar circles, having previously worked for Goughs for 19 years in various management positions. This included six years as Managing Director up until 1992, when he left for Australia to head up the Hastings Deering Group, the Caterpillar Dealer in Queensland, Northern Territory, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and New Caledonia. Jim was Managing Director of the Hastings Deering Group for 13 years, until his retirement late in 2005. He joined the Gough Board in September 2006.

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