Crown Resorts has appointed John Poynton to the board position of non-executive director.
Poynton, who is chairman of Jindalee Partners, Strike Energy and SC8, was nominated by Consolidated Press Holdings to fill the vacancy created by James Packer’s resignation.
He is also a member of the Future Fund Board of Guardians, Australia’s sovereign wealth fund and a director of Burswood Limited (Crown Perth).
Crown executive chairman John Alexander, said: “We are delighted that John has agreed to join the Crown board to fill the vacancy created by James Packer’s resignation.
“John is an experienced director having previously served as chairman, deputy chairman and non-executive director of a number of ASX-listed companies, federal government boards and education institutions. He will make an excellent addition to the Crown board.”