Changes to Veda board


Geoff Hutchinson has resigned as a director of Veda Group, having served on the board since July 2011.

Hutchinson was on the board for four years, as a director both under private ownership and following the transition to public ownership in December 2013.

In addition, Steven Sargent MAICD has been appointed the company’s board of directors. Sargent’s appointment follows his formal retirement from General Electric on 13 March 2015, where he most recently held the role of president and chief executive officer (CEO) of GE Mining.

Prior to this, Sargent was president and CEO of GE Australia & New Zealand, which is GE's largest revenue generating region after the US. He has also served as president and CEO of GE Capital Asia Pacific, GE Capital Australia & New Zealand, and GE Commercial Finance.  

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G8 Education has appointed Matthew Reynolds as a non-executive director (NED). Reynolds’ appointment follows the announcement that former NED, Andrew Kemp has decided to step down. Reynolds has experience in the childcare industry having been a member of the G8 Education board between 2011 and 2013. He will be considered for re-election at the company’s next annual general meeting in accordance with the listing rules.

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Not-for-profit membership organisation, Scrum Alliance has announced Lisa Hershman as the newest member to its board. Hershman is the founder and CEO of the DeNovo GroupTM, a global consulting, training, and research firm focused on leadership and innovation through process management and redesign.