1 May 2017

Origin appoints Teresa Engelhard to its board

Origin Energy Limited (Origin) Chairman Mr Gordon Cairns today announced Ms Teresa Engelhard has joined the Origin Board as an independent Non-executive Director to fill a vacancy. Ms Engelhard also joins the Remuneration and People Committee.

Ms Engelhard has more than 20 years’ experience in the information, communication, technology and energy sectors as a senior executive and venture capitalist. Ms Engelhard started her career at McKinsey & Company in California spending over a decade in Silicon Valley before moving to Australian in 2006. More recently she has focused on emerging technology in the energy sector as a venture investor and board member. Teresa’s past directorships include Daintree Networks and Zen Ecosystems.

Ms Engelhard is also a Non-executive Director of RedBubble Ltd, Planet Innovation Ltd, StartupAUS, Redkite and is a member of Innovation and Science Australia’s Entrepreneurs’ Programme Committee.

Origin Chairman, Mr Gordon Cairns said, “We are delighted to welcome Teresa to the Board. Teresa’s extensive experience in disruption, technology, innovation and growth, together with her global corporate perspectives, will further strengthen the Origin Board and complement the skills of the existing Directors.”

Origin’s Board Charter and Corporate Governance Statement are available on the Company’s website.


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