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Appointment of Philip Garling to the Board

26/02/2013

Charter Hall Group (ASX:CHC) today announced that Philip Garling will join the Board of Charter Hall Limited and Charter Hall Funds Management Limited as a non-executive independent director, effective immediately.

Mr Garling has over 35 years' experience in property and infrastructure, development, operations and asset and investment management. Mr Garling currently serves as a director of Networks NSW, Downer EDI Limited and Water Polo Australia. He is also Chairman of Australian Renewable Fuels.

Mr Garling holds a Bachelor of Building from the University of NSW and has completed the Advanced Management Program at the Australian Institute of Management and the Advanced Diploma at the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Australian Institute of Building and Institution of Engineers, Australia.

Charter Hall Chairman, Mr Kerry Roxburgh welcomed Mr Garling to the Board.

'It's my pleasure to welcome Philip to the Board. With his extensive experience in property and funds management, combined with his expertise in business strategy he will be a valuable member of our Board,' Mr Roxburgh said.

Mr Garling will stand for re-election to the Board at the next General Meeting.

For further information, please contact:

David Harrison
Joint Managing Director
T: +61 8908 4033
david.harrison@charterhall.com.au
David Southon
Joint Managing Director
T: +61 8908 4025
david.southon@charterhall.com.au
Investor enquiries:

Kylie Ramsden
Head of Listed Investor Relations
Charter Hall
T: +61 2 8295 1016
kylie.ramsden@charterhall.com.au
Media enquiries:

Rachel Mornington-West
Head of Marketing and Communications
Charter Hall
T: +61 2 8908 4093
rachel.mornington-west@charterhall.com.au

About the Charter Hall Group:

Charter Hall Group (ASX:CHC) is one of Australia's leading fully integrated property groups, with over 20 years' experience managing high quality property on behalf of institutional, wholesale and retail clients. Charter Hall has circa $10 billion of funds under management across the office, retail, industrial and residential sectors. The Group has offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.

The Group's success is underpinned by a highly skilled and motivated team with diverse experti se across property sectors and risk-return profiles. Sustainability is a key element of its business approach and by ensuring its actions are commercially sound and make a difference to its people, customers and the environment, Charter Hall can make a positive impact for its investors, the community and the Group.