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New CSC Board Director announced

Posted 16 September 2016 4:07pm

The Chairman of Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation (CSC), Mrs Patricia Cross today announced that Ariane Barker has been appointed to the Board of CSC.

Mrs Barker will be replacing outgoing Director, Ms Lyn Gearing whose term as a Director on the CSC Board expired on 12 September 2016.

Mrs Cross welcomed Mrs Barker to the CSC Board and also thanked Ms Gearing for her valued contribution.

“I congratulate Ariane on her appointment to the CSC Board – her extensive skills and wealth of experience will complement the expertise of the other Directors on the Board,” Mrs Cross said.

“I thank Lyn for her five years of dedicated service on the CSC Board. Lyn made a very significant contribution during her term and I have greatly valued her professionalism, knowledge and expertise.

“The CSC Board has always had a strong mix of Directors with the relevant skills to look after the interests of our 720,000 members and pensioners and the $38 billion of funds we manage. The appointment of Ariane will ensure this continues.”

Mrs Barker has over 20 years of experience in international banking and finance. Mrs Barker is currently the General Manager, Products and Markets at JBWere.

Media contact: Damon Whittock, Corporate Affairs Manager, ph. 02 6263 6517, email:

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