AGL Energy Limited (AGL) has today announced the appointment of Damien Nicks as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) on a permanent basis. Mr Nicks has been interim CFO since August 2018. He has held several senior finance executive roles since joining AGL in March 2013, most recently as General Manager, Group Commercial Finance, and is also a Director of ActewAGL.
Mr Nicks has more than 24 years of local and international experience across large multinational businesses including Linfox Logistics, Smorgon Steel, Cantor Fitzgerald and Deloitte in senior finance, commercial and operational roles.
Mr Nicks holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from La Trobe University, is a fellow of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
AGL Managing Director & CEO, Brett Redman, said: “We are delighted to announce Damien’s appointment as our CFO on a permanent basis after an extensive search process. Damien has broad financial and commercial experience and has been an integral part of AGL’s success over recent years. His appointment is an important step as we finalise our leadership group and pursue our strategic priorities of growth, transformation and social licence.”
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.