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NBN Co CEO Mr Bill Morrow

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NBN Co CEO Mr Bill Morrow


Joint Media Release

MC 18/18

Senator the Hon. Mathias Cormann

Minister for Finance

Leader of the Government in the Senate

Senator for Western Australia

Senator the Hon. Mitch Fifield

Minister for Communications

Minister for the Arts

Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate

Senator for Victoria

4 April 2018

The Government would like to thank Mr Bill Morrow for his outstanding leadership of NBN

Co over the past four years, following today’s announcement that he will step down as

Chief Executive Officer by the end of 2018.

Mr Morrow was appointed to the role of CEO and Executive Director in April 2014.

Under Mr Morrow’s guidance, the National Broadband Network has met all of its

operational and financial targets.

When Mr Morrow commenced in the role, the NBN was available to around 300,000


The network is now available to more than 6.4 million homes and businesses across the

nation with more than 3.7 million already connected. More than 100,000 premises are being

connected every month.

The project remains on track and on budget with the 2020 completion date firmly in sight.

The extended notice provided by Mr Morrow will enable the NBN Co Board to undertake a

thorough domestic and international search for his successor, and facilitate a smooth

transition within the executive leadership team.


Media Contact(s):

For Minister Cormann: Karen Wu - 0428 350 139

For Minister Fifield: Geraldine Mitchell - 0407 280 476


Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann, Minister for Finance, Perth