AWN today announced the appointment of Ms Su McCluskey as a non-executive Director, commencing 1 November.
AWN Chairman John Maher said that Ms McCluskey’s appointment follows an extensive and highly competitive selection process.
“I am extremely pleased to welcome Su to the Board of AWN. Su’s wide experience in governance, finance, and agriculture in a non-executive director and senior executive capacity is a valuable addition to the AWN Board as we continue to expand our operations.”
Ms McCluskey said, “I am delighted to be joining the board of AWN during a time of incredible opportunity for Australian agriculture. I look forward to applying my experience and expertise to Australia’s third-largest wool, livestock, and property rural agency business and contributing to the next chapter of AWN’s growth.”
“I am delighted to be joining the board of AWN during a time of incredible opportunity for Australian agriculture. I look forward to applying my experience and expertise to Australia’s third-largest wool, livestock, and property rural agency business and contributing to the next chapter of AWN’s growth.”
Ms McCluskey has held numerous high-profile senior and executive positions, including roles with the Regional Australia Institute, Council of Rural Research and Development Corporations, Office of Best Practice Regulation, Business Council of Australia, National Farmers’ Federation, and the Australian Taxation Office. Ms McCluskey is also a beef cattle producer in the Southern Tablelands of NSW.
Ms McCluskey is currently a Director of ASX-listed Australian Unity, LiveCorp, Australasian Pork Research Institute, and a Commissioner for International Agricultural Research. Ms McCluskey is also the Special Representative for Australian Agriculture for the Australian Government. Ms McCluskey was on the National COVID-19 Advisory Board, a member of the Charities Review, and the Small Business Digital Taskforce, and was a member of the Independent Review Panel for CPA Australia, the Harper Review of Competition Policy, and the NSW Review of the Regulatory Framework.
Ms McCluskey was named the 2013 Westpac and Australian Financial Review Regional Woman of Influence and received the Women in Agribusiness award in 2014 for outstanding contribution to policy development.
Ms McCluskey holds a Bachelor of Commerce (University of Canberra) and is a Fellow Certified Practising Accountant (FCPA). Ms McCluskey is also a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD).