Media Release

Reappointment of ASIC Commissioner Cathie Armour

MC 23/17

Senator the Hon. Mathias Cormann
Minister for Finance
Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate
Acting Minister for Revenue and Financial Services
Senator for Western Australia

23 May 2017

The Government has reappointed Ms Cathie Armour as a full-time member of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).

Ms Armour has been a member of ASIC since 2013 and her position as a Commissioner has been extended to 2 June 2022.

I would like to express my appreciation to Ms Armour for her ongoing commitment to ASIC and her ongoing public service.

Ms Armour was previously an Executive Director and General Counsel of Macquarie Capital, which included a period of time where she was responsible for Macquarie Capital Compliance and Risk. She has a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Laws with Honours –from the Australian National University – and a Master of Laws from the University of Sydney.

ASIC is an independent Australian Government body with responsibility for regulating Australian companies, financial markets, financial services organisations and professionals who deal and advise in investments, superannuation, insurance, deposit taking and credit.

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