Sims Limited Appoints Philip Bainbridge to Board of Directors
– Independent Non-Executive Director fills casual vacancy on the Board –
September 1, 2022
SYDNEY – Sims Limited, a global leader in metal recycling, a leading provider of circular solutions for technology, and an emerging leader in renewable energy, today announced the appointment of Philip Bainbridge as an independent non-executive director effective 1 September 2022. Mr. Bainbridge’s appointment to a casual vacancy on the Board of Directors will be confirmed by shareholders at the 2022 annual general meeting scheduled for 8 November 2022.
Mr. Bainbridge has extensive senior executive experience, primarily in the oil and gas sector across exploration, development and production. He has worked in a variety of jurisdictions, including North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Mr. Bainbridge’s most recent executive role was the Executive General Manager LNG for Oil Search Limited. Prior to that, he served in senior executive roles at Pacific National and BP Group.
Mr. Bainbridge is currently a Non-Executive Director at Beach Energy Limited and Newcrest Mining Limited. He is also the Chairman of the Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute, and Sino Gas and Energy. Mr. Bainbridge was previously the Chairman of the Papua New Guinea Sustainable Development Program.
“I’m delighted to welcome Phil and his many years of invaluable executive level experience to our Board as an Independent Director,” said Geoff Brunsdon, Chairman of the Sims Limited Board of Directors. “Phil’s international experience will benefit the company and its shareholders as Sims Limited operates in many of the same jurisdictions. I believe his appointment is aligned with the company’s purpose and strategy, and Phil’s experience will complement the Board’s existing mix of skills and experience. I look forward to working with him.”
Mr. Bainbridge’s appointment as an independent non-executive director follows Victoria Binns’ appointment to the Board of Directors in October 2021, a testimony to Sims Limited’s ongoing commitment to Board renewal.