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Charter Hall management changes


Charter Hall Group (ASX:CHC) (the Group) today announced two management changes. After five years as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Paul Altschwager has left the Group and will pursue other opportunities in 2017.

The Group further advises that the 12-member Executive Leadership Group (ELG) has been replaced with a more traditional 8 member EXCO of direct reports to David Harrison, Managing Director and Group CEO.

While a formal recruitment process is conducted for the CFO role the current Head of Group Finance Anne Edwards and Group Treasurer Phil Schretzmeyer, will act as Joint CFO’s for the Group.

Mr Harrison said: “With Charter Hall FUM now exceeding $18 billion across three core property  sectors, the Group will be seeking a CFO to work closely with the executive team to lead the next phase of growth of Charter Hall as it increases market share and further enhances relationships with its customers, capital partners and securityholders.”

The Group also announces that it has recruited Philip Cheetham as Head of Listed Investor Relations to service both the Group and its two managed A-REITs.

Charter Hall thanks outgoing CFO Paul Altschwager for his contribution to the Group over the past five- years and wishes him success in his future endeavours.

There is no change to the Group's recent FY17 earnings guidance of 7% post tax growth in Operating Earnings Per Security over FY16.

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For further information:

David Harrison 
Managing Director and Group CEO
T: +61 8651 9142

For media enquiries: 

Angus Booth 
Group Manager - External Affairs 
T: +61 8651 9223

For investor enquiries: 

Philip Cheetham
Head of Listed Investor Relations
T: +61 8651 9214