AGL Energy Limited has today announced that Belinda Hutchinson will be retiring from the Board effective 12 December 2018. Ms Hutchinson has been a Director of AGL since December 2010 and was last re-elected in September 2016. AGL has previously advised that Ms Hutchinson would not be seeking re-election when her current term expires.
AGL Chairman, Graeme Hunt, said: “On behalf of AGL’s Directors, our executive leadership and our shareholders, I thank Belinda for the enormous contribution she has made to AGL over the past eight years and wish her the best for the future. The AGL Board is committed to managed and gradual succession planning and is well progressed with the search process to fill the vacancy created by Belinda’s retirement.”
Ms Hutchinson said: “It has been a privilege to serve AGL shareholders for the past 8 years and I wish the Board, management and staff of the company every success for the future.”
AGL is committed to helping shape a sustainable energy future for Australia. We operate the country’s largest electricity generation portfolio, we’re its largest ASX-listed investor in renewable energy, and we have 3.6 million customer accounts. Proudly Australian, with more than 180 years of experience, we have a responsibility to provide sustainable, secure and affordable energy for our customers. Our aim is to prosper in a carbon-constrained world and build customer advocacy as our industry transforms. That’s why we have committed to exiting our coal-fired generation by 2050 and why we will continue to develop innovative solutions for our customers.