AGL Energy Limited (AGL) today announced the appointment of Mark Bloom as a Non-Executive Director, effective 1 July 2020. Mr Bloom will stand for election at the 2020 Annual General Meeting.

Mr Bloom has over 35 years’ experience as a Finance Executive. Mr Bloom was CFO at ASX listed Scentre Group Limited from its formation in July 2014 until Mr Bloom’s retirement in April 2019. Prior to the formation of Scentre Group Limited, Mr Bloom was the Deputy Group CFO of Westfield Group for 11 years. Mr Bloom is also a Non-Executive Director of ASX listed Pacific Smiles Group Limited.

Mr Bloom’s executive career includes acting as CFO and an Executive Director at three listed entities in Real Estate (Westfield and Scentre Group – 16 years) and Insurance and diversified Financial Services (Liberty Life, South Africa and Manulife Financial, Toronto – 20 years). Mr Bloom has extensive experience in overseeing global and local finance and IT teams.

AGL Chairman, Graeme Hunt, said: “Mark Bloom will bring substantial value to the AGL Board as a result of his extensive experience as a finance executive in major listed entities operating globally. My fellow Directors and I are delighted to welcome Mark to the AGL Board, and we are looking forward to working with him.”

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