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ANDREW Wearne has been appointed as a director on the Paradise Beverages (Fiji) Ltd board to fill the casual vacancy left by Anthony Scanlan.

In a market announcement through the South Pacific Stock Exchange yesterday, PBF board chairperson George Forster said Mr Wearne had an extensive risk management experience in the property, financial and Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industries.

He said prior to joining Amatil, Mr Wearne was the global head of risk for Goodman Property Services and had also held other key positions including the head of operational risk for Westpac’s Institutional Bank and as a senior manager with KPMG’s risk advisory practice.

Mr Wearne holds qualifications in Accounting and a Masters Degree in Management. He started with Coca-Cola Amatil (Amatil) in November 2009 and is the chief risk officer responsible for the Group’s Risk Management Framework.

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