OFX appoints Connie Carnabuci as non-exec director

Maria Nikolova

Ms Carnabuci will become a Non-Executive Director, joining the Board of OFX effective April 1, 2019.

Provider of online payment services OFX Group Ltd (ASX:OFX) has earlier today announced some changes to its Board. The company advises the appointment of Ms Connie Carnabuci as a Non-Executive Director to the Board of OFX effective April 1, 2019. Ms Carnabuci will also be appointed to the Remuneration and Nomination Committee.

Connie Carnabuci has more than 30 years of experience in legal practice, management and strategy, including significant private practice advice and deal experience in Asia in the technology, telecoms, new media (digital online), FMCG and renewable energy sectors, with a particular focus on China.

She is the General Counsel for the ABC where she was appointed to support the ABC Board and Leadership Team and advise on risk and strategy as the ABC progresses its digital transformation agenda.

Prior to her role at the ABC, Ms Carnabuci was a Partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Hong Kong leading the firm’s IP/TMT practice in Asia. She also served as Co-head of the firm’s global technology practice. Before moving to Hong Kong, Connie practiced in Australia for 11 years, including as a Partner at Mallesons Stephen Jacques (now King and Wood Mallesons). She began her career as the Associate to the Honourable Justice Wilcox, Federal Court of Australia.

Ms Carnabuci holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) (with Merit) and Bachelor of Laws and is a Member of the UNSW Business School Advisory Council and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

OFX’s Chairman, Mr Steve Sargent stressed the high value ofMs Carnabuci’s expertise:

“We are very pleased to welcome Connie to the OFX Board. Connie is a highly respected international lawyer with deep expertise in commercial, technology and innovation law. Her experience with working on commercial partnerships with some of the leading digital market platforms strengthens the existing skill set of the Board. Connie’s extensive experience in Asia, including China, will also strengthen our understanding of the region as we continue to pursue our strategic growth agenda of regional expansion and partnerships.”

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