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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The CMV Group is managed by a Board of Directors who bring a mixture of personal and professional experiences and qualifications to the setting of both strategic and policy direction for the company.

The current composition of the CMV Group board is as follows:

David J. Simmons, B.A. (Acc) – Chairman

David is a Director of Codan Limited, Detmold Group and a board member of Thomsons Lawyers. He was appointed a Director of Commercial Motor Vehicles Pty Ltd in 2008 and Chairman in 2009.

Paul S. Crawford, B. Tech., Mech. Eng.

Paul joined the company in 1982 and is the Managing Director of a number of the CMV Group’s subsidiary companies. He was appointed a Director of Commercial Motor Vehicles Pty Ltd in 1987 and Joint Managing Director in 1988. In 2016, he was appointed Managing Director.

Michael J. Crawford, B.Ec.

Michael joined the company in 1971 and was the Managing Director of a number of the CMV Group’s subsidiary companies. He was appointed a Director of Commercial Motor Vehicles Pty Ltd in 1987 and Joint Managing Director in 1988. Michael officially retired from CMV Group in 2016 and became a non-executive Director at that time.

David L. Crawford, Dip. FM (M.O.F.M.C.)

David joined the company in 1978 and is Managing Director CMV Farms Pty Ltd. He was appointed a Director of Commercial Motor Vehicles Pty Ltd in 1991.

David I. Skopal, B.A. (Acc), FCPA, FCIS

David joined the company in 1984 and has been Company Secretary since 1991. He was appointed a Director of Commercial Motor Vehicles Pty Ltd in 1997, and is currently the Director of Finance.

Anthony J. Casey, MBA, B.A. (Acc), CPA

Anthony joined the company in June 2013 and is the Director – Group Operations. Prior to joining CMV Group, he worked for Mitsubishi Motors Aust Ltd with senior roles across sales, finance, marketing and logistics. He was appointed a Director of Commercial Motor Vehicles Pty Ltd in 2016.

David J. Meyer, LL.B.

David is a consultant in the legal firm Lynch Meyer and a Director of Advance Resolutions Pty Ltd. He was appointed a Director of Commercial Motor Vehicles Pty Ltd in 1987.

Stephen M. Palyga, LL.B.

Steve is a director of the Leasecorp Group, Principal Finance Pty Ltd, Guidera O’Connor Pty Ltd, and Enterprise Development Inc, a not-for-profit entity which promotes entrepreneurship through the respected Enterprise Workshop program. He was appointed a Director of Commercial Motor Vehicles Pty Ltd in 2012.

Stephen P. Parker, B.Ec. CPA

Stephen joined the company in 1989 and is General Manager—Business Development of the CMV Group. In 1997 he was appointed as the Company Secretary of Commercial Motor Vehicles Pty Ltd.