Asciano has appointed Angus McKay as chief financial officer (CFO). McKay will join Asciano from his position as CFO at Foster’s Group, which he has held for over two years. In his role as CFO of the top 50 ASX company, McKay was the most senior finance person overseeing the AU$4.5bn business that operates globally and employs over 6,500 people. McKay has been with the Foster’s Group for over six years and held various senior finance positions in Australia. Prior to that he was CFO for New Zealand Milk Products, and before that held a range of senior finance positions within the UK company, Viageo.
McKay will commence with Asciano once he has completed his contractual obligations at Foster’s Group.
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