Jennifer Aument Appointed as Aristocrat’s New Non-Executive Director
Aristocrat Leisure Limited (ASX: ALL), a leading global provider of gaming solutions, has appointed Jennifer Aument as a Non-Executive Director of the Company. Ms. Aument brings over 25 years of experience in the development, delivery, and operations of major infrastructure assets. She has held leadership roles in large, publicly listed infrastructure companies in the US and Australia.
Most recently, Ms. Aument served as Global Transportation Chief Executive at AECOM, a premier infrastructure consulting firm. There, she led a team of over 14,000 people. Prior to that, she was President and Chief Executive Officer of Transurban's North American business, where she served for almost a decade.
She has also held public affairs and government relations leadership roles at Bechtel Infrastructure and other firms.
One of the reasons Aristocrat chose Ms. Aument is her experience as a member of advisory boards for several organizations, including Cornell University and the Eno Center for Transportation. She also previously served on the board of commissioners for the Virginia Port Authority.
I am delighted that Jennifer has agreed to join the Aristocrat board. Jennifer has a particular understanding of the US and Australian environments. The complexities of supply chains and the delivery of major projects, and is a thought leader in the use of consumer digital technology. Jennifer also brings strong government relations and public affairs capabilities. Jennifer is an impressive, people-oriented business leader with a track record of active community engagement. I am pleased to welcome Jennifer to Aristocrat and look forward to her contribution to our ongoing success.
The appointment of Ms. Aument as a Non-Executive Director reflects Aristocrat's continued commitment to enhancing its expertise and diversity on the Board. Ms. Aument's nomination comes at a time when Aristocrat is experiencing significant growth in the digital and land-based gambling sectors, and her expertise in infrastructure and consumer digital technology will be invaluable.