Robert Every

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Robert Every "joined the Boral Board in September 2007. Dr Every is a Director of Wesfarmers Limited, Sims Group Limited and Iluka Resources Limited. Dr Every is a metallurgist. He held senior executive positions with Tubemakers between 1982 and 1996 including that of Managing Director. Following BHP's acquisition of Tubemakers, he held a number of senior roles with BHP and became President of BHP Steel in 1999. He was appointed as OneSteel's Managing Director and CEO when it was spun off from BHP in 2000 and retired from that position in 2005. Dr Every is a fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering. Dr Every's career in management and as a non-executive director gives him experience relevant to the Boral Board in building materials businesses, international operations, highly competitive markets and new investment including plant construction in capital intensive industries." [1]

"Joined the Board in February 2006. Bob holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a Doctorate of Philosophy (Metallurgy) from the University of New South Wales and is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering. The other listed companies of which he is or has been a director in the last three years are OneSteel Limited (appointed July 2000 - resigned May 2005), Boral Limited (appointed September 2007), Iluka Resources Limited (appointed March 2004), and Sims Group Limited (appointed October 2005 - resigned November 2007). He is also a director of E2 Consultancy Pty Ltd, O'Connell Street Associates Pty Limited, OCA Services Pty Ltd, a member of the Advisory Board of Gresham Private Equity Limited and an advisor to Proudfoot Consulting. He was also the Chairman of the New Zealand based listed company Steel & Tube Holdings Limited (appointed November 1988 - resigned May 2005). Other positions previously held by Bob include Managing Director of Tubemakers of Australia Limited, President of BHP Steel and Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of OneSteel Limited, a position from which he retired in May 2005. He was also a director of CARE Australia." [2]

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  1. Directors, Boral, accessed March 7, 2008.
  2. Directors, Wesfarmers Ltd, accessed March 6, 2008.