ASX Announcement – Change of Company Secretary

Dec 11, 2023 | Announcements 2023

Key highlights:

• Mr Lawrence Gardiner, Company Secretary, retires after 20 years service
• Ms Jacqui Myers, appointed as Company Secretary, adds role to her CFO responsibilities
• Ms Natalie Climo, appointed as Co-Company Secretary
• Changes commence with effect from 11 December 2023

HighCom Limited (ASX: HCL, ‘HighCom’, ‘Group’) advises the following changes to its Company Secretarial arrangements that take effect from today, Monday 11 December 2023.

Retirement of Mr Lawrence Gardiner
After twenty years of dedicated service as the Group’s Company Secretary, Mr Lawrence (Laurie) Gardiner, has retired from the role with effect from today, Monday 11 December 2023. Mr Gardiner has faithfully and wisely supported the Board, having served 5 Chairmen, 21 Directors, and 7 Chief Executive Officers, throughout his tenure. The Group sincerely thanks Laurie for his important contributions and dedicated long service, and we wish him well in his retirement and future endeavours.

Company Secretary appointment of Ms Jacqui Myers, Group CFO
Ms Jacqui Myers, HighCom Group’s CFO, will add the responsibility of Company Secretary to her existing CFO duties. A highly experienced and qualified finance professional, Jacqui is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the Australian National University, as well as a Master of Business Administration from Deakin University, and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

In accordance with ASX Listing Rule 12.6, the Company advises that Ms Myers is nominated as responsible for communication with the ASX in relation to Listing Rule matters.

Co-Company Secretary appointment of Ms Natalie Climo
Ms Natalie Climo is appointed to the position of Co-Company Secretary. Ms Climo is a fulltime employee of Boardroom Pty Ltd, who have been engaged to provide Company Secretarial support services to the Group, with effect from today. Natalie has 12 years-experience working in the corporate sector, previously as an in-house lawyer for Repsol S.A., and more recently as a Company Secretary for a portfolio of ASX listed companies. She holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice and has extensive experience in corporate governance and board advisory of ASX listed and unlisted companies.

This announcement has been authorised for release by the HighCom Limited Board.

General & Media Enquiries:
Scott Basham
Group CEO
T: +61 422 014 593

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