Anthony (Tony) Howarth, AO - Non-executive Director of Wesfarmers.
"Joined the Board in July 2007. Tony is a Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia and has over 30 years experience in the banking and finance industry. He has held several senior management positions during his career, including Managing Director of Challenge Bank Limited and CEO of Hartleys Limited. The other listed companies of which he is or has been a director in the last three years are, Chairman of Home Building Society Ltd (appointed – June 2003), Mermaid Marine Australia Limited (appointed – July 2003), Alinta Limited (appointed 2000 - resigned July 2006) and a director of AWB Limited (appointed March 2005). He is also Chairman of St John of God Health Care Inc. Tony is also involved in a number of community and business organisations including the Senate of the University of Western Australia, Chairman of the Committee for Perth Limited, a member of the Rio Tinto WA Future Fund and a director of Western Australian Community Foundation Limited, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia (Inc)."