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Charter Hall Group announces appointment of Russell Proutt as Chief Financial Officer


Charter Hall Group (ASX:CHC) (the Group) today announces the appointment of Russell Proutt as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The appointment follows a formal recruitment process, which commenced late last year. Mr Proutt will join the Group in August 2017.

Mr Proutt brings over 25 years’ finance experience to the Group, including 11 years at Brookfield Asset Management, a Canadian listed large diversified real asset investment manager with a US$36 billion market capitalisation, most recently as CFO of Brookfield Australia Pty Ltd.

Mr Proutt’s breadth of experience across commercial property markets and broad experience across infrastructure and private equity investments, mergers and acquisitions, transactions and finance functions support this appointment.

Commenting on the appointment Charter Hall’s Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, David Harrison said:

“Russell will be a valuable addition to our strong executive management team and we are delighted to have someone of his experience, market knowledge and expertise join the Group. Russell is a results oriented finance executive who has accumulated extensive global property, infrastructure and private equity experience. His considerable leadership experience in financial management, transactions and equity markets will be a great benefit to the Group.”

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For further information:

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

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Angus Booth 
Group Manager - External Affairs, Marketing & Communications
T: +61 8651 9223

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Philip Cheetham 
Head of Listed Investor Relations
T: +61 2 8651 9214