Leslie A. Desjardins
B. Industrial Admin, Finance (Kettering), MS. Management (MIT)
Resident of United States of America
Appointed Non-Executive Director in November 2015.
Chair of the Audit & Compliance Committee and member of the Sustainability & Risk Committee, M&A Sub-Committee and Share Buyback Sub-Committee.
Current Directorships: Non-Executive Director and Audit & Risk Committee Chair of ALS Limited (2019 to present).
Former Directorships: Director of Aptar Group (2012 – 2015) and Non-Executive Director of Terry Fox Cancer Foundation (2014 – 2021).
Mrs Desjardins is a former international finance executive with experience in business performance and growth. Mrs Desjardins was formerly the Chief Financial Officer of Amcor Limited. Prior to Amcor, she held executive roles at General Motors Corporation, in Canada, the United States and Australia, including Chief Financial Officer GM Holden, Controller for GM North America, and Finance Director for GM’s manufacturing facilities in North America. Mrs Desjardins has extensive experience in finance, M&A, strategy, government relations and global operations.
The Board considers Leslie Desjardins to be an independent Director.