SCENTRE Group has appointed Catherine Brenner to its board as an independent non-executive director.
Brenner will bring her experience in the financial services and business sector to Scentre’s board, having held executive and non-executive roles over a number of sectors.
“We look forward to welcoming Catherine to the Board,” said Brian Schwartz, chairman of Scentre Group.
Currently Brenner is serving as chair of Australian Payments Plus, which includes BPAY, eftpos, NPP and Beem, as well holding the position of non-executive director of Emmi, The George Institute for Global Health and Schools Plus.
“As part of its ongoing renewal and succession planning, the Board is committed to ensuring a strong membership and mix of skills, knowledge, experience and diversity,” said Schwartz.
Brenner’s previous positions included the role of non-executive chair of AMP Limited and as a non-executive director of Boral Limited and Coca-Cola Amatil Limited.
Additionally, Brenna was a trustee of the Sydney Opera House Trust and the Art Gallery of NSW, as well as a member of the Takeovers Panel and a senior investment banker at ABM AMRO and BZW.
Brenner is also a fellow of the institute of company directors, a member of Chief Executive Women and a panel member of Adara Partners.
“Catherine has an accomplished non-executive and executive career and her broad experience will further strengthen the Board and complement the skills and expertise of current Board members,” added Schwartz.
Brenner will join the board of Scentre Group effective 1 March 2022 and will stand for election at the AGM in April 2022.
It was recently reported that in the 10 months to October 2021, Scentre has seen $1.8 billion brought in in gross rent collections, way up on its $607 million at 30 June, with eased restrictions providing the group with relief.