Wilson Asset Management

Listed

May 2016

ASX Code

WLE

 

 

30 April 2017

Gross assets
$480.4m
Equity exposure
71.6%
Share price
$1.1
Pre-tax net tangible assets
$1.17

WAM Leaders Limited

WAM Leaders provides investors with diversified exposure to a portfolio of undervalued growth companies within the S&P/ASX 200 Index and exposure to market mispricing opportunities in large-cap companies. The Company’s investment objectives are to deliver a stream of fully franked dividends, provide capital growth over the medium-to-long term and preserve capital.

Board of directors

Geoff Wilson

Chairman

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, Future Generation Investment Company and Future Generation Global Investment Company. 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.

Chris Stott

Director

Chris Stott has more than 13 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.

Kate Thorley

Director

Kate Thorley has over 10 years’ experience in the funds management industry and more than 15 years of financial accounting and corporate governance experience. Kate is the Chief Executive Officer of Wilson Asset Management. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment, Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance and is a fully qualified CPA. She is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.

Melinda Snowden

Director

Melinda is a Director of Kennards Self Storage Pty Limited, Future Generation Global Investment Company, SANE Australia and a Council member of Newington College. During her executive career, Melinda was an investment banker with Grant Samuel, Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs in Australia and New York.

Lindsay Mann

Director

Lindsay Mann has more than 40 years’ financial services experience. He was formerly Chairman of Premium Investors Pty Limited and prior to that Lindsay was CEO (Singapore) and Regional Head Asia for First State Investments, Colonial First State Global Asset Management’s Asian business. Prior to this, Lindsay was CEO of AXA Investment Managers in Hong Kong. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia and a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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