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Packer to Head Burswood Casino

27 August 2004

AUSTRALIA – As reported by the Australian Associated Press: "Publishing & Broadcasting Ltd (PBL) executive chairman James Packer is to head the board of their new purchase casino operator Burswood.

"PBL released a proposed list of appointments for the Burswood board, with Mr Packer as intended chairman and John Poynton, Andrew Roberts, Geoff Kleeman, Rowen Craigie and David Courtney as board members.

"…Current Burswood managing director John Schaap is to step down but will have a short term consultancy with the company following its acquisition.

"…Among the proposed board appointees, Mr Poynton is executive chairman of Azure Capital, Mr Roberts is chief executive of Multiplex, Mr Kleeman is PBL's chief financial officer and Mr Craigie is the chief executive of Crown.

"Mr Courtney, the chief finanical officer at Crown Casino, will also take up the chief executive post at Burswood."

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