Origin Energy Appoints New Director

Origin Energy Limited Chairman Gordon Cairns announced Monday that Scott Perkins has been appointed to the Origin board as an independent non-executive director, effective September 1, 2015.

Perkins was previously the head of corporate finance for Deutsche Bank Australia and New Zealand and has held the roles of chief executive officer for Deutsche Bank New Zealand and deputy chief executive officer of Bankers Trust New Zealand. As well as becoming a new director at Origin, Perkins will also join the company’s audit and remuneration committees.

Origin Chairman Gordon Cairns commented in a company statement:

"We are delighted to welcome Scott to the board. Scott's extensive experience in corporate strategy and investment banking which, together with his global knowledge, particularly of the Asia Pacific region, will further strengthen the Origin board and complement the skills of the existing directors. The Origin board looks forward to Scott's contribution and the expertise and experience he will bring in oversight of the company.”



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