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Queensland-based manpower specialist PeopleIn (ASX: PPE) has appointed Tony Peake OAM to its board as a Non-Executive Director.

He brings over 25 years of board level experience across various sectors including retail, consumer, education, and government, complementing the PeopleIN board with strong and specialised strategic expertise.

Mr Peake’s highly esteemed career includes significant achievements in strategic, commercial, and financial roles. As the former Chief Operating Officer of PwC Australia, he led the Finance, Technology, Real Estate, Business Services, and Procurement functions. His tenure at PwC also included leading audits and financial due diligence for major corporations such as Kmart, Target, and Nike.

His strategic leadership and governance skills have also been demonstrated through his non-executive directorships at Domino’s Pizza Enterprises, Bakers Delight, Country Fire Authority, Central Highlands Water, Scanlon Capital, The Australian Ballet, and as Chair of the Museum of Australian Photography.

Mr Peake is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (FCA), a Fellow and Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD), and was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in 2023 for his service to the community through various organisations.

PeopleIN Chairman, Glen Richards, said Mr Peake’s appointment to the PeopleIN board aligns perfectly with the company’s commitment to strong financial growth and governance excellence.

“We are thrilled to welcome Tony to our board. The board is confident that Tony’s contributions will be key as we strengthen our financial foothold within our industries and pursue new opportunities. Tony’s understanding of diverse industries and his leadership in both corporate and not-for-profit sectors will be a tremendous asset as we strive for growth and innovation.”

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