16 November 2017
Shareholders of global professional
services company GHD confirmed the election of directors Denise
Anderson and Iver Skavdal (USA); Sheryl Cornelius (New Zealand) and
re-elected Australian non-executive director Peter Wasow at the
Annual General Meeting in Brisbane, Australia, this week.
Significantly, women now comprise more than 40 percent of the
Chairman Rob Knott, who was also re-elected, said the company
has set a clear standard for cultural, professional and gender
“It is pleasing to see our commitment to lead by example and
build a team that has the diverse skills and capacity to create
enduring value in a global people-oriented business,” Rob said.
Employee-owned GHD reported a 7 percent increase in earnings
on revenues of AUD1.7 billion in 2017. Approximately 60
percent of its revenues are generated outside Australia. GHD
continues to grow as it helps clients respond to the global demands
for water, energy and urbanisation.
Retiring director Mike Muntisov was also thanked for his
contribution over a career spanning 34 years at GHD.