Leanne Heywood OAM announced at next WOBSX Chair

WOBSX is very excited to announce that Leanne Heywood OAM will Chair the upcoming Sydney WOBSX syndicate to commence later this year.

Leanne has is an experienced ASX Director and currently sits on the boards of:

  • Orocobre Ltd (ASX:ORE)
  • Midway Ltd (ASX: MWY)
  • Quickstep Holdings Ltd (ASX:QHL).
  • Australian Meat Processor Corporation - Director and Chair of the Nom & Rem Committee
  • Australian Radiation and Nuclear Protection Authority (ARPANSA) - Audit Committee
  • Charles Sturt University, Council Member

She previoulsy served for 4 years on the NSW Council for Women’s Economic Opportunity. Her executive career includes experience in international marketing, finance and compliance in the mining, manufacturing and industrial sectors, including 10 years in exeutive roles with Rio Tinto.

Leanne was the 2019 NSW Business Woman of the Year and was recognised with an OAM in this year’s Queen’s birthday honours list.

Leanne said, “For years of my executive career, women climbed the corporate ladder and then pulled it up behind them.  Chairing the upcoming WOBSX syndicate is a way I can contribute to pulling women up alongside me!”

Leanne brings a wealth of experience to the Chair, not least as a past WOBSX graduate.

More Information 

More about Leanne Heywood on LinkedIn 
More about WOBSX 
Listen to Leanne's Podcast with Claire Braund HERE

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