Australian Naval Infrastructure PTY LTD - Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director reappointed

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The Hon Richard Marles MP

Deputy Prime Minister

Minister for Defence

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Senator The Hon Katy Gallagher

Minister for Finance

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19 April 2023

Mr Andrew Seaton has been reappointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Australian Naval Infrastructure Pty Ltd (ANI) for a five-year term.

Mr Seaton has been ANI’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer since 2020. During this period, he has led the organisation through the planning and construction of infrastructure in support of key naval shipbuilding projects.

Mr Seaton has extensive engineering, financial, commercial, and major project management experience. 

Mr Seaton’s reappointment will ensure continuity of leadership during an important time in which ANI will deliver critical shipbuilding infrastructure, including designing and building the future nuclear-powered submarine construction yard at Osborne, South Australia.

We congratulate Mr Seaton on his reappointment and look forward to continuing to work with him and the ANI team to deliver on the Australian Government’s defence and national security objectives.

Quotes attributable to Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon Richard Marles MP:

“Mr Seaton’s reappointment comes at a time when ANI has a critical role to play in supporting the Government’s defence and national security objectives, including developing infrastructure that will be essential for Australia’s nuclear-powered submarine program.”

 Quotes attributable to Minister for Finance, Senator the Hon Katy Gallagher:

“Andrew Seaton has led ANI through the planning and construction of key shipbuilding infrastructure. Mr Seaton has extensive experience and is well suited to lead ANI’s current and future business activities.” 

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