Jack Cowin joins Fairfax Board as independent director
The appointment of the Competitive Foods Australia founder is effective immediately.
Mr Roger Corbett, Chairman of the Board of Fairfax Media Limited, said, “We are very pleased that Mr Cowin, an experienced media investor and director, has accepted our invitation to join the Board.”
He is confident that Cowin will contribute to the Board’s current efficacy and functionality.
“Jack is one of Australia’s most respected and experienced entrepreneurs and directors. He has been a long-term investor in the media and we welcome his great media experience, independence of thought and insights,” said Mr Corbett.
Mr Cowin is the founder and Chairman of Competitive Foods Australia, and has been a director of Ten Network Holdings since 1998. He is a director of the Sydney Olympic Park Authority and Chandler McLeod Ltd and is a director and major shareholder of Bridge Climb.