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Zygmunt Switkowski AO

Zygmunt Switkowski AO

Non Executive Director from June 2011

Zygmunt Switkowski is Chairman of NBN Co Limited. He is also a Director of Healthscope Limited, and Chancellor of RMIT University.

Dr Switkowski is the former Chairman of Suncorp Group Limited, a former Director of Oil Search Limited, and former Chairman of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation.

Dr Switkowski was the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Telstra Corporation Limited from 1999 to 2005, and is a former Chief Executive Officer of Optus Communications. 

Dr Switkowski is Chairman of the Tabcorp People and Remuneration Committee. 

Dr Switkowski holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours), and a PhD (Nuclear Physics). He is a Fellow of AICD, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, and Australian Academy of Science.

Prior to the demerger of the Group's former casinos business in June 2011, Dr Switkowski was a Non Executive Director from October 2006.