APPOINTMENT OF NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – PATRICK ALLAWAY

APPOINTMENT OF NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – PATRICK ALLAWAY

The Chairman of Metcash Limited, Mr Peter Barnes, today announced that Mr Patrick Allaway has accepted an invitation to join the Board of Directors effective from today.
In announcing the appointment, Mr Barnes said “We are delighted to welcome Patrick to our company. With over 25 years of financial and banking experience, most recently as Chairman and co-founder of Saltbush Capital Markets Pty Ltd, Patrick adds significant investment and financial expertise to the Board. Further, Patrick will also be joining the Audit Risk & Compliance Committee. We look forward to Patrick’s contribution.”
ABOUT PATRICK ALLAWAY
Patrick Allaway is a successful broad based business person with a financial services background. He commenced his career in investment banking with Swiss Bank Corporation initially in Zurich and then London and also with Citibank in New York, Sydney and London. Over the last eight years Patrick has been the Chairman and co-founder of a privately owned boutique corporate advisory and funds management business, Saltbush Capital Markets. Patrick was also a Non-Executive Director of Macquarie Goodman Ltd until 2006 and the Interim Chairman of its Audit Committee.
Patrick’s key areas of expertise include strategy, development, mergers & acquisitions and capital management.
Patrick has a Bachelor of Arts/Law from Sydney University and is a Director of the Sydney University Football Club Foundation Ltd.

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