Wilson Asset Management

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31 May 2017

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Century Australia Investments Limited

Century Australia Investments Limited (ASX: CYA) will provide investors with an opportunity to invest in S&P/ASX 300 listed companies using Wilson Asset Management’s proven research-driven, investment-driven and market-driven processes. Wilson Asset Management was appointed the investment manager for Century Australia on 18 April 2017.

Board of directors

Stephen Menzies

Mr Menzies is a corporate lawyer with a broad policy and regulatory background. He was previously a partner of Ashurst which specialises in securities issues, product development, funds management, corporate finance and new technologies. Mr Menzies was a National Director for Enforcement at the Australia Securities Commission. Stephen brings a wealth of experience in corporate structuring and corporate finance. During the past three years Mr Menzies has served as a Director of Platinum Asset Management Limited, Freedom Insurance Group Limited and Chairman of the Centre for Quantum Computation & Communication Technology.

Robert Turner

Mr Turner has a strong finance and marketing background and over 30 years of experience in corporate management, both in Australia and overseas. He has experience in the financial services industry and has held general management positions in the services and manufacturing industries. Mr Turner was the Managing Director of IOOF Limited, an ASX listed company from 1996 to 2004 and also served as a Director of IWL Limited, an ASX Listed Company, for three years until November 2007.

Ross Finley

Mr Finley serves on the Board of Directors and on the Audit Committee. Mr Finley has over 40 years’ experience in the Australian Financial Markets with a focus on Australian Equities and Australian Property Management. He was employed at Bankers Trust Australia from 1981 to 1996. He is also currently a director of Ironbark Capital Limited, an absolute return investment company.

Geoff Wilson

Geoff Wilson has over 36 years’ direct experience in investment markets having held a variety of senior investment roles in Australia, the UK and the US. Geoff founded Wilson Asset Management
in 1997. Geoff created Australia’s first listed philanthropic wealth creation vehicles, the Future Generation companies. Geoff holds a Bachelor of Science, a Graduate Management Qualification and is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Geoff is Chairman of WAM Capital Limited, WAM Research Limited, WAM Active Limited, WAM Leaders Limited, Century Australia Investments Limited and the Australian Stockbrokers Foundation.

Chris Stott

Chris has over 14 years’ experience in the funds management industry. Chris is the Chief Investment Officer of Wilson Asset Management, having joined the company in 2006. Chris was previously employed with Challenger Financial Services Group in various research roles specialising in Australian equities. He holds a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology, Sydney and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.

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