Magnis Energy Technologies Limited ('Magnis' or the 'Company') (ASX: MNS) is pleased to announce Leslie Hosking has accepted an invitation to join the Board as Non-Executive Director.
Les has a long and distinguished career which spans over four decades in Australian business with a strong focus in the energy and the global futures industries. Currently, he is serving as an Independent Non-Executive Director of AGL Energy Limited (ASX: AGL) and is an Adjunct Professor of the University of Sydney John Grill Centre for Project Leadership.
Previously Les was the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the Sydney Futures Exchange, Chairman of Adelaide Brighton Limited (ASX: ABC), Chief Executive Officer of Axiss Australia an Australian Government inward investment agency used to promote Australia as a global financial service and a Director at the Australian Government's Industry Research and Development Board.
In the domestic energy industry, Les has served as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director at National Electricity Market Management Company (NEMMCO), Director of the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO), The Carbon Market Institute Limited and Innovation Australia Pty Ltd.
Magnis' Chairman, Frank Poullas said: 'The Board is delighted to welcome Les to Magnis. It's difficult to find someone in the domestic energy market who possesses Les' in-depth experience and expertise.
His experience will be invaluable to the Company as it grows and moves to becoming a producer of both batteries and high-quality graphite products.'
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