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Woodside announces appointment of non-executive director

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Woodside has announced that it has appointed Goh Swee Chen as a non-executive director effective 1 January 2020.

Woodside Chairman Richard Goyder said that Goh’s diverse professional background, extensive international track record and board experience will be a valuable asset to the Woodside Board.

Previously, Goh joined Shell in 2003 and retired as Chairperson of the Shell companies in Singapore in January this year. According to the statement, she served on the boards of numerous Shell joint ventures in China, Korea and Saudi Arabia, and has extensive board and governance experience. Prior to joining Shell, Goh worked at Procter & Gamble and IBM. She has obtained experience in a diverse range of industries, including oil and gas, consumer goods and IT. Goh is currently based in Singapore, and has lived and worked in Malaysia, the Netherlands, Australia, the US, Japan and China.

In addition to this, Goh is a director of Singapore Airlines Ltd, Singapore Power Ltd and CapitaLand Ltd. In Singapore, she is also the chair of the Institute for Human Resource Professionals, the Global Compact Network Singapore and the National Arts Council, and a member of public service boards including the Legal Services Commission. Furthermore, she is also a trustee on the board of Nanyang Technological University.

According to the statement, Goh has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago in the US, and a Bachelor of Science in Information Science from Victoria University in New Zealand. Last year, she was named Distinguished Alumni, Chicago Booth, University of Chicago.

Goh will join Woodside as an independent director and will be a member of the Human Resources & Compensation Committee, Sustainability Committee and Nominations Committee.

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