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  • Owen Kilpatrick - President
  • Katie Brassil - Director
  • John Campion - Director
  • Geoff Coburn - Director
  • Robert Darcy - Director
  • Wayne Hore - Director
  • John McLaughlin - Director
  • Philip Gardner - CEO

The Wests Group Australia has appointed John Campion to the Board of Directors

John Campion has formally been appointed as a Director of Western Suburbs (N'cle) Leagues Club Limited (and each company in the Wests Group) effective 18 April 2019 with an honorarium of $25000 per annum.

John's appointment to the Board will complement the Board's skills and experience and assist the Directors fulfil their duties.

John had a 35 year career providing audit and advisory services to a wide variety of successful businesses in our region. He was a partner at both KPMG and PwC for over 20 years and reached senior leadership positions within both organisations. He delivered professional services to public and private sector businesses involved in hospitality, health, mining, financial services, manufacturing and various government authorities.

"I am delighted to be joining the Board of an iconic business in our region. Wests has a long and proud history of running a successful business which not only provides fantastic benefits to its members (who total over 100,000) but also provides significant support to our local community. The years ahead will be exciting times for Wests as it embarks on a series of transformational projects and I am looking forward to playing a role in continuing the legacy that has been built since Wests was formed almost 60 years ago".

John has been appointed for a period of 1 year to fill the casual vacancy created by the retirement of Professor Scott Holmes.

HEALTH ALERT

ALL WESTS CLUBS TEMPORARILY CLOSED

In line with government-imposed restrictions all Wests clubs are temporarily closed effective from 5pm Thursday 5th August 2021. Daily advice provided by the Australian Government Department of Health is being monitored and responded to accordingly. All Wests clubs will re-open once advice is received that it is consider safe and restrictions can be eased.

The Executive Inn, Newcastle will remain open as it is considered an essential service and will operate with limited facilities and in a Covid-19 safe manner.

The Gateway Inn, Newcastle is also considered an essential service however we have made the decision to temporarily close this hotel until restrictions can be eased.

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