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Sue Morphet appointed as Director: Fisher & Paykel

Sue Morphet appointed as Director: Fisher & Paykel

The Board of Directors today announced that Sue Morphet has been appointed as a director of Fisher & Paykel Appliances Holdings Limited.

Sue is a professional director, based in Melbourne, Australia. Her current roles include Chairperson, Manufacturing Australia; Director of National Tiles and Director of Merton Pastoral. She is also a member of the University of Melbourne Capital Campaign Committee, and a member of the Corporate Council of the European Australian Business Council.

“The Board is delighted to announce Sue’s appointment as a director. Sue’s commercial experience, strong track record and retail experience in Australia, our largest market, make her a valuable addition to the Board,” said Fisher & Paykel Appliances Holdings Chairman, Dr Keith Turner.

From 2008 to late 2012, Sue was the Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Brands, an ASX listed company. Pacific Brands is Australia’s leading marketer of “everyday essential brands” including Berlei, Bonds, HardYakka, Jockey, King Gee, Sheridan, and Stussy. Sue held a number of senior positions at Pacific Brands from 1996 to 2008, including Group General Manager, Bonds and General Manager of Tontine.

Sue has extensive retail experience, has developed and driven digital strategy, led business transformations and successful brand development. In particular, Sue has a deep understanding of the Australian retail market and Australian consumers.

Sue will take up her appointment immediately.

ENDS

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