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Wool Stocktake : AWI Annual Report 2009-10
On 16 June 2010 Ms S Holmes (BSc., LLB (Hons), Dip Leg Prac, GAICD, Unrestricted Legal Practising Certificate) was appointed as Company Secretary of Australian Wool Innovation Limited, having acted as Assistant Company Secretary prior to the appointment. Ms Holmes, who has extensive experience in private practice law with various industries, and as in-house corporate counsel, also acts as General Counsel for the Company. Past company secretaries were Mr D Smith (BA, LLB, LLM, Dip Legs, FAICD, FCIS), (set term contract from 1 April 2010 - 15 June 2010) and Ms S C Myers (BA, LLB, FCIS), (5 May 2009 - 31 March 2010). The numbers of meetings of the company's board of directors and of each board committee held during the year ended 30 June 2010, and the numbers of meetings attended by each director were: Director Full meetings of directors Finance & Audit Remuneration & Appointments Marketing & Intellectual Property On-Farm RDI Scientific & Welfare Mr W B Merriman 14* 14 - - 4 4 2 1 9 8 Mr R J Fletcher 14 13^ 4 3^ 4* 4 - - - - Mr B P van Rooyen 14 11^ 2 2 4 3 - - 3 3 Mr C R Olsson 14 11 4* 3 4 3 2* 2 - - Mr G B S Falkiner 14 14 4 3^ - - 2 1 9* 9 DrMLSheil 14 14 - - - - 2 2 9 7 MrDAAWebster 14 14 4 4 4 4 - - - - Mr L S Modiano (resigned 28 May 2010) 14 12 - - - - 2 1 - - Dr K J Bell (resigned 1 November 2009) 4 3^ - - - - - - 3 2^ A = number of meetings held when a director B = number of meetings attended by director * = denotes Chairman as at 30 June 2010 ^ = denotes leave of absence granted ** Marketing & Intellectual Property Committee was dissolved on 8 April 2010 Mr W B Merriman was reappointed Chairman of the Board on 27 November 2009. Mr R J Fletcher was reappointed Deputy Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Remuneration & Appointments Committee on 27 November 2009. Mr C R Olsson was reappointed Chairman of the Finance & Audit and Marketing & Intellectual Property Committees on 27 November 2009. Mr G B S Falkiner was reappointed Chairman of the On-Farm RDI Scientific & Welfare Committee on 27 November 2009. During the financial year, Australian Wool Innovation Limited paid a premium to insure directors and officers of the consolidated entity. The insurance policy specifically prohibits disclosure of the nature and liability covered and the amount of the premium paid. No person has applied to the Court under section 237 of the Corporations Act 2001 for leave to bring proceedings on behalf of the company, or to intervene in any proceedings to which the company is a party, for the purpose of taking responsibility on behalf of the company for all or part of those proceedings. No proceedings have been brought or intervened in on behalf of the company with leave of the Court under section 237 of the Corporations Act 2001. FINANCIAL REPORT
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