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QANTAS BOARD MEi3ERS RE--xPI'CIN.

Statement by the Minister for Civil Aviation,

Mr. R.W. Swartz

The re-appointment of two members of the Board of Directors

of Qantas Airways Limited was announced today by the Minister for

Civil Aviation, Mr. R.W. . Swartz.

Sir James Kirby, C.B.L., a Qantas Director since 1961 has

been re-appointed for a further two years and Mr. J. McD. Fothcringham,

has been re-appointed for a further three years.

Sir James has been Chairman and T

James N. Kirby g roup of companies since 1924 and is on the Board of

Directors of a number of other important Sydney companies.

Mr. Fotheringham, a well known Melbourne busines sman, was

appointed a Director in 1965.

He is the Managing Director of the J.C. Hutton group of

companies for all Australian states and New Zealand.

CANBERRA

FRIDAY, 16th LOCUST, 1968.