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Woodside names new non-executive director

Australian LNG player Woodside has appointed Goh Swee Chen as a non-executive director effective January 1, 2020. 

Woodside chairman Richard Goyder said that Goh’s diverse professional background, extensive international track record and board experience will be a valuable asset to the Woodside board.

Goh joined Shell in 2003 and retired as Chairperson of the Shell companies in Singapore in January 2019.

She served on the boards of a number of Shell joint ventures in China, Korea and Saudi Arabia and has extensive board and governance experience.

Prior to joining Shell, Goh worked at Procter & Gamble and IBM. She has gained significant experience in a diverse range of industries, including oil and gas, consumer goods and IT.

Goh is a director of Singapore Airlines, Singapore Power and CapitaLand. In Singapore, she is also the chair of the Institute for Human Resource Professionals, the Global Compact Network Singapore and the National Arts Council, and a member of public service boards including the Legal Services Commission.

She is also a trustee on the board of Nanyang Technological University.

Goh will join Woodside as an independent director and will be a member of the Human Resources & Compensation Committee, Sustainability Committee and Nominations Committee.