BHP Group has confirmed that Carolyn Hewson has retired as non-executive director of the company, effective November 7.
Carolyn Hewson is an Australian businesswoman who was made an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2009 “for service to the community through support for charitable organisations, particularly YWCA, and to business”. She has been recognised as one of Australia’s most influential company directors.
Ms Hewson remains Director of YWCA, the NeuroSurgical Research Foundation, and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. She is also one of the members of the board of Infrastructure SA.
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BHP’s Remuneration Report for the financial year ending June 30, 2020 will include the remuneration earned by Ms Hewson during her appointment as a non-executive director of BHP for the financial year ending June 30, 2020.
The reported remuneration will include BHP’s normal fees for an independent non-executive director and fees for membership on the Remuneration Committee and Nomination and Governance Committee payable for the period from July 1, 2019 to November 7, 2019.
Ms Hewson has not received, and will not receive, any other remuneration or payments upon ceasing to be a director of BHP.
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