WA - Dr Bob Every AO, Chairman Wesfarmers & Boral
Bob joined the Board of Wesfarmers in February 2006 and was appointed Chairman in November 2008. Bob holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a Doctorate of Philosophy (Metallurgy) from the University of New South Wales.
In 2010, he was appointed Chairman of Boral and previously held the position of Chairman of Iluka Resources. Other executive positions previously held by Bob include Chief Executive Officer of Steel and Tube Holdings Limited, Managing Director of Tubemakers of Australia Limited, President of BHP Steeland Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of OneSteel Limited. His considerable experience as both an executive officer and a director of major Australian companies has given him a good insight into, and understanding of, the roles and responsibilities of both senior management and directors. He is a Fellow of AICD, The Institution of Engineers Australia and of the Australian Academy of Technological Science and Engineering.
Bob is on the Board of Directors of the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research and Chairs the Drive Discovery Campaign for the Perkins which aims to raise funds to attract outstanding medical and scientific talent to Western Australia in the areas of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer.
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