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 Nomination of new Non-Executive Director 

 Aristocrat Leisure Limited (ASX: ALL) announced that Jennifer Aument has been nominated as a Non-Executive Director of Aristocrat Leisure Limited (the Company) effective today, subject to receipt of all relevant regulatory pre-approvals*. 

Ms Aument has more than 25 years of experience in the development, delivery and operations of major infrastructure assets, and has held leadership roles in large, US and Australian publicly listed infrastructure companies. Ms Aument was most recently Global Transportation Chief Executive at AECOM, the world’s premier infrastructure consulting firm, where she led a team of over 14,000 people. Prior to that, Ms Aument served for nearly a decade as President and Chief Executive Officer of Transurban’s North American business, and held public affairs and government relations leadership roles at Bechtel Infrastructure and other firms. 

Ms Aument sits on a range of advisory boards for organisations including Cornell University and the Eno Center for Transportation, and previously served on the board of commissioners for the Virginia Port Authority. Ms Aument lives in Virginia, in the US. 

Aristocrat Chairman Mr Neil Chatfield said, “I am delighted that Jennifer has agreed to join the Aristocrat board. Jennifer has a particular understanding of US and Australian environments, the complexities of supply chains and the delivery of major projects, and is a thought leader in the use of consumer digital technology. Jennifer also brings strong government relations and public affairs capabilities. Jennifer is an impressive, people-oriented business leader, with a track record of active community engagement. I am pleased to welcome Jennifer to Aristocrat and look forward to her contribution to our ongoing success.” 

* Pending regulatory pre-approval, Jennifer Aument will be referred to as a Director (Elect). Upon regulatory pre-approval, the Board will confirm Ms Aument’s appointment as a Director of the Company. 

Further information:


James Coghill
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Peter Brookes

Senior Managing Director

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