21 Dec 2006
Infratil Chairman, Mr David Newman, today announced the appointment of Anthony Muh to the Infratil Board to take effect from 1 February 2007. Mr Muh would hold office until
the next Annual General Meeting when shareholder re-appointment would be sought. The Company considers that Mr Muh will be an independent director.
Mr Muh is CEO Asia Pacific for Alliance Trust PLC, a UK listed investment trust company and Executive Director of AT Asset Management (Asia Pacific) Limited.
Prior to setting up Alliance Trusts' Asia Pacific operations in April 2005, Mr Muh was Managing Director and Regional Head of Investment for Citigroup Asset Management
- Asia (combining Salomon Brothers Asset Management Asia Pacific, Smith Barney Asset Management Japan, Citibank Global Asset Management Asia and Citibank Private Bank Investment Management - Asia). In this role he had overall responsibility for investment activities in the Asia Pacific region. Anthony was a member of Citigroup Asset Management's International Asset Management Committee and a member of Citigroup's Hong Kong country board.
Mr Muh was previously Chief Investment Officer for Citibank
Global Asset Management in Asia and New Zealand prior to Citicorp's merger with Travelers Group in 1999. Before joining Citibank Global Asset Management in 1993, Anthony spent seven years with Bank of New Zealand Investment Management.
Mr Muh holds a Degree in Commerce and Administration (BCA) from Victoria University (Wellington). He is a Chartered Accountant (CA) and is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants. Anthony is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Securities Institute and currently serves on its Examinations Committee. He is a past Chairman and a Fellow of the New Zealand Society of Investment Analysts. He is also a past Executive Committee Member of the Asian Securities Analyst Federation. Mr Muh is currently a board member of the Asian Corporate Governance Association and has also served on the executive committee of HK Investment
Funds Association (HK IFA). He is a past member of the Cash Market Consultative Panel for the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited.
Chairman David Newman in welcoming Mr Muh to the Board said
he was delighted to be able to add to the Board a person of his experience and capability.
© Copyright Infratil