Aurizon announces that Kate Vidgen will join the Aurizon Board as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 25 July 2016.
Kate is currently an Executive Director with Macquarie Capital where she is responsible for sourcing principal investment opportunities globally in the energy and resources sectors.
Kate is a qualified lawyer and has spent the past eighteen years at Macquarie. During the majority of her time at Macquarie, Kate was part of the investment banking team focussed on infrastructure, resources and resource related infrastructure transactions.
Kate is currently the Non-Executive Chairman of the unlisted Quadrant Energy, one of Australia’s leading oil and gas companies.
Commenting on the appointment, Aurizon's Chairman, Tim Poole, said "I am delighted that Kate will be joining the Aurizon Board. Kate has deep and current experience in the resources and infrastructure sectors. She has a strong understanding of our business, our customers and our opportunities and will be an outstanding addition to our Board".