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QR National : Appointment of Non-Executive Directors

04/18/2012 | 09:52pm US/Eastern

Dominic D Smith

SVP & Company Secretary

QR National Limited

ABN 14 146 335 622

Level 14, 305 Edward Street Brisbane QLD 4000, Australia GPO Box 456

Brisbane QLD 4001, Australia

T +61 7 3235 1976

F +61 7 3235 2188

19 April 2012

ASX Market Announcements

ASX Limited

20 Bridge Street

Sydney NSW 2000

BY ELECTRONIC LODGEMENT QR National Limited appointment of Non-Executive Directors

Please find attached an announcement for immediate release to the market. Yours faithfully

Dominic D Smith

SVP & Company Secretary


19 April 2012


The Board of QR National Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs Karen Field and
Mr John Cooper to its Board of Directors, effective 19 April 2012.

Karen Field


Mrs Field has obtained extensive experience over three decades in the mining industry and also has a strong background in human resources and project management. Currently, Mrs Field is a non- executive director of a number of listed and unlisted entities including Sipa Resources Limited, Water Corporation of Western Australia, Sungrid Limited and MACA Limited. In addition, Mrs Field is also a director of a number of community based organisations. Prior to this, Mrs Field held non-executive directorships with the Centre for Sustainable Resource Processing, Electricity Networks Corporation (Western Power) and Perilya Limited.

John Cooper

BSc (Building), FIE Aust, FAICD, FAIM

Mr Cooper has more than 35 years' experience in the construction and engineering sector in Australia and overseas. Currently, Mr Cooper is Chairman and non-executive director of Southern Cross Electrical Engineering Limited and also holds non-executive directorships with NRW Holdings Limited, Flinders Mines Limited and Neptune Marine Services Ltd. During his career as an executive, Mr Cooper's roles have encompassed large civil commercial and infrastructure projects, and complex engineering and project management activities in the mining, oil and gas, engineering and property sectors.
The Chairman of QR National Limited, Mr John Prescott AC said, "We are very pleased that Mrs Field and Mr Cooper have agreed to join the Board bringing additional diversity and broad industry knowledge in mining, construction and engineering and human resources management."
The appointment of Mrs Karen Field and Mr John Cooper brings the total number of directors on the
QR National Board to nine. Ends

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