AGL Energy has announced the appointment of a permanent Chief Financial Officer (CFO), following an extensive search process.
Damien Nicks, who has been interim CFO since August 2018, has been chosen for the role.
Mr Nicks has held several senior finance executive roles since joining AGL in March 2013, most recently as General Manager, Group Commercial Finance, and is also a Director of ActewAGL.
Mr Nicks has more than 24 years of local and international experience across large multinational businesses including Linfox Logistics, Smorgon Steel, Cantor Fitzgerald and Deloitte in senior finance, commercial and operational roles.
Mr Nicks holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from La Trobe University, is a fellow of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
“Damien has broad financial and commercial experience and has been an integral part of AGL’s success over recent years,” AGL Managing Director and CEO, Brett Redman, said.
“His appointment is an important step as we finalise our leadership group and pursue our strategic priorities of growth, transformation and social licence.”