An experienced company director and university identity will be joining the board of OceanaGold Corporation (TSX & ASX: OGC) as a non-executive director on April 1.
Dr Nora Scheinkestel has served for more than 25 years as a chairwoman and company director across a wide range of private and public sectors, including resources. This included having been a director of North Ltd, Newcrest Mining and Orica Ltd between 1996 and 2015.
Dr Scheinkestel is currently chairwoman of Macquarie Atlas Roads Ltd, Macquarie Atlas Roads International, Telstra Corporation Ltd and Ausnet Services Ltd. She is stepping down as a director of Stockland Group this month. She is also a trustee of the Arts Centre Trust.
OceanaGold chairman James Askew said Dr Scheinkestel has also held international senior executive roles in project financing responsibility for development of major mining and infrastructure projects across Australasia and South East Asia.
She was also a member of the Australian Takeovers Panel in 2003 and was awarded a centenary medal for services to Australian Society in Business Leadership.
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