The Board of 1414 Degrees (ASX:14D) (‘14D’ or the ‘Company’) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Richard Willson as an Independent Non Executive Director effective 1 July 2020 

An experienced, Non-Executive Director, Company Secretary and CFO with more than 20 years’ experience in both publicly listed and private companies, Mr Willson brings a deep understanding of innovative technology start-ups as well as established commercial enterprises. He has worked with 1414 Degrees as Company Secretary for almost three years. 

Mr Willson is a Non-Executive Director of Titomic Limited (ASX:TTT); AusTin Mining Limited (ASX:ANW); Non-Executive Director and Company Secretary of the not-for-profit Unity Housing Company;  Company Secretary of Wilgena Resources Limited and Beston Global Food Company Limited (ASX:BFC). He is also Director and Treasurer of Variety SA. Richard is the Chairman of the Audit Committees of AusTin Mining Limited, Titomic Limited and Unity Housing Company, and is the Chairman of the Remuneration & Nomination Committee of Titomic Limited.  

He has significant experience having previously been CFO, Company Secretary and Non-Executive Director of a number of other ASX Listed Companies. 

Mr Willson has a Bachelor of Accounting from the University of South Australia, is a fellow of CPA Australia, and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. 

Mr Willson fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Non Executive Director Mr Ian Little effective 1 July 2020. The Board would like to acknowledge the contribution of Mr Little during these unprecedented times.