Ms O’Reilly is one of Australia’s leading non-executive directors and currently serves on the boards of BHP, Medibank Private, Stockland and The Baker Heart & Diabetes Institute. She has previously been a non-executive director of CSL, Transurban and Energy Australia.
Prior to this, Ms O’Reilly held executive roles in the infrastructure and financial services industries. This includes being CEO of GasNet Australia and Co-Head of Unlisted Infrastructure Investments at Colonial First State Global Asset Management and follows an early career including investment banking and audit experience at Price Waterhouse.
Commenting on the appointment Mr O’Sullivan said: “Christine is one of Australia’s most experienced company directors and I know she will make a valued contribution to ANZ and our shareholders.
“Christine has had broad exposure to the financial services industry as well as extensive experience in domestic and offshore companies. We look forward to Christine joining the Board in November,” Mr O’Sullivan said.
Following her appointment, Ms O’Reilly will stand for election as a Director at ANZ’s Annual General Meeting on 16 December 2021.