AGL confirms appt of Group General Manager Merchant Energy

AGL today advises that Mr Anthony Fowler has been permanently appointed to the position of Group General Manager Merchant Energy. Mr Fowler had been acting in that role since the resignation of Mr Jeff Dimery on 27 September 2010.

Mr Fowler joined AGL in December 2002, with the majority of his career at AGL having been spent in the Merchant Energy Group. He was most recently AGL's General Manager Energy Portfolio Management with responsibility for the procurement of AGL’s gas, electricity and environmental certificate requirements.

About AGL

AGL is Australia's largest integrated renewable energy company and is taking action toward creating a sustainable energy future for our investors, communities and customers. Drawing on over 170 years of experience, AGL operates retail and merchant energy businesses, power generation assets and an upstream gas portfolio. AGL has Australia's largest retail energy and dual fuel customer base. AGL has a diverse power generation portfolio including base, peaking and intermediate generation plants, spread across traditional thermal generation as well as renewable sources including hydro, wind, landfill gas and biomass. AGL is Australia's largest private owner and operator of renewable energy assets and is looking to further expand this position by exploring a suite of low emission and renewable energy generation development opportunities.