Gold Road Resources (ASX: GOR) is pleased to announce it has appointed Ms Denise McComish as an independent non-executive director of the Company effective 7 September 2021 and Chair of the Audit Committee effective 1 October 2021.
Ms McComish was a Partner with KPMG Australia for 30 years, and served as a National Board Member and National Mining Leader. She has extensive audit and advisory experience including governance and risk, capital transactions and regulatory filings with national and global companies. Ms McComish has international experience across multiple sectors, principally in energy and natural resources, financial services and infrastructure.
Ms McComish is a currently a non-executive director and Chair of the Audit Committee at Webjet Limited, Beyond Blue Limited and Chief Executive Women, and is a non-executive director of Macmahon Holdings Limited. She is also a member of the Australian Takeovers Panel and Chair of the Advisory Board for the School of Business and Law at Edith Cowan University.
Ms McComish is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Ms McComish was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Business from Edith Cowan University and in 2018, she was recognised in the Top 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining
Gold Road’s Chairman Mr Tim Netscher said:
“I’m excited to welcome a director of Denise’s calibre and depth of experience to the Gold Road Board. In addition to Ms McComish’s skills being ideally suited to the Chair of the Audit Committee, we also look forward to leveraging off her national and international resources experience as we strive to successfully deliver on our strategy, in particular the Company’s growth ambitions. After an overlap with retiring Chair of the Audit Committee, Sharon Warburton, to ensure an orderly transition, Denise will step into the role of Chair of this important committee.”