BluGlass Limited (ASX: BLG), has today announced that it has appointed Stephe Wilks to the Board of Directors with effect from 24 May 2018.
Mr Wilks is a professional company Director, with a long record leading successful global technology companies in high growth and disruptive industries. He has headed several Australian and international technology companies, including as Regional Director (Asia & Japan) – Regulatory Affairs for BT Asia Pacific, Managing Director of XYZed Pty Ltd (an Optus company), Chief Operating Officer of both Nextgen Networks and Personal Broadband Australia, and as Consulting Director of NM Rothschild & Sons.
Mr Wilks is the Chair of Australia’s largest private IT services company, Interactive. He also serves as non-executive director of Sirion Global (part of the HeliosWire IoT satellite group) and of DataDot Technology (ASX:DDT). His extensive finance, strategic management, M&A and public affairs experience will add significant value to the BluGlass Board.
BluGlass Chairman, William Johnson said today “I am pleased to welcome Stephe to the Board at this exciting stage of BluGlass’ development. Stephe’s extensive technology leadership, strategic finance, M&A and governance expertise will make an important contribution to the development and implementation of our commercialisation strategy”.
Mr Wilks has Science and Law degrees from Macquarie University and a Master of Laws from the University of Sydney.
BluGlass has also today announced the retirement of Mr Chandra Kantamneni as Non-Executive Director, effective from 24 May 2018.
Mr Kantamneni has been a Director of the Company since its initial public offering and listing in 2006. Mr. Johnson said "On behalf of the entire Board and Management, I would like to thank Chandra for his significant contribution to the development of the Company over the last 12 years. We wish him well in his next endeavours”.