Flight Centre Expands Board With New Non-Executive Director

Flight Centre Limited has expanded its Board of Directors.

The company’s executive chairman, Graham Turner, today announced that former Campbell Brothers Limited chief executive officer and managing director Bruce Brown had joined the Board as a non-executive director.

In announcing the appointment, Mr Turner said Mr Brown would be a valuable addition to Flight Centre Limited’s Board as the company embarked on its next phase of growth.

“Bruce has proven operational experience and an outstanding corporate record,” Mr Turner said.

“His experience in transforming Campbell Brothers into a diverse, global operation will be a great asset to Flight Centre in the years ahead.”

Mr Brown retired as CEO of Campbell Brothers in August after 30 years with the company. He served as company secretary and chief financial officer, before becoming CEO in 1990.

During Mr Brown’s term as CEO, Campbell Brothers’ turnover increased from $60 million to $400 million.

“I have always admired Flight Centre’s achievements and look forward to the challenge of helping the company extend its growth record,” Mr Brown said.

“Flight Centre is a well known international brand with a strong commitment to customer service and outstanding people. These factors and the company’s strong and adaptable business model mean there is considerable potential for the years ahead.”

Mr Brown, 61, is also a director of Campbell Brothers, Transpacific Industries Group Ltd and Phi Capital Limited. He joins Mr Turner and non-executives Howard Stack and Peter Barrow on Flight Centre Limited’s Board of Directors.