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Appointment of Mr Chris Jordan AO as Commissioner of Taxation



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THE HON WAYNE SWAN MP

DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER

TREASURER

THE HON DAVID BRADBURY MP

ASSISTANT TREASURER

MINISTER ASSISTING FOR DEREGULATION

APPOINTMENT OF MR CHRIS JORDAN AO AS COMMISSIONER OF TAXATION

The Government is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Chris Jordan AO as Commissioner of Taxation.

Mr Jordan will be appointed for a seven-year period and will start in the position in January 2013.

Mr Jordan is currently Chair of the Board of Taxation. He has been a member of the Board of Taxation since its inception in September 2000, becoming Deputy Chair in January 2005 and then Chair in June 2011.

Mr Jordan is also currently Executive Chair of Chase Corporate Advisory, Chair of the Committee for Sydney and also serves as a board member of the Bell Shakespeare Company and the Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Mr Jordan was previously Chair of KPMG New South Wales and Partner in Charge of the New South Wales Tax and Legal Division of KPMG. He also served as Chair of the Business Tax Working Group and Chair of the New Tax System Advisory Board.

Mr Jordan brings a broad range of experience, including industry and public policy experience under both Labor and Coalition Governments.

The Government congratulates Mr Jordan on his appointment.

12 NOVEMBER 2012

CANBERRA