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Aussie Broadband appoints new CFO

Media Release | Thursday 24 Oct 2019 | 1 min read

Brian Maher, Aussie Broadband's CFO

Aussie Broadband has today announced the appointment of Brian Maher as its new Chief Financial Officer.

The announcement comes ahead of the company’s preparation for listing on the ASX next year.

Brian has almost 30 years’ market experience across a range of industries including health insurance, general insurance, industrial services, logistics and mining services.

Managing Director Phil Britt said that Brian’s appointment will bring strategic, financial and management competencies to Aussie Broadband.

“Brian is a great addition to our leadership team. He has a strong financial background, with extensive exposure to all business types including ASX, private equity, private company, professional services, high growth start-ups and not-for-profit,” Phil said.

“This appointment is crucial at a time of rapid growth and ahead of our IPO listing.”

Prior to joining Aussie Broadband, Brian was Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary at Local Agent Finder (Australia’s largest online real estate agent comparison service).

“I’m thrilled to be joining a fast growing, game changing business in telecommunications. It’s an exciting time for Aussie Broadband, and I’m looking forward to playing a role in the company’s future development,” he said.

Brian is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Secretary and a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia.

All information contained in this media release, including references to costs, speed, and capability of the Aussie Broadband network, was correct at time of publication, and may have since changed.

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About Aussie Broadband Limited

Aussie Broadband is an Australian operated telecommunications company that was formed in 2008 and is based in Morwell Victoria, Australia.

The company's main focus is nbn® (NBN) subscription plans and bundles to residential homes, small businesses, not-for-profits, corporate/enterprise and managed service providers.

As a licensed carrier, the company provides these services through a wholesale agreement with NBN Co, a mix of leased backhaul infrastructure from third parties and its own network equipment.

The company also offers a range of other telecommunications services including VoIP, mobile plans and handsets, entertainment bundles through its partnership with Fetch TV and connections through its own fibre, the OptiComm network and its white label platform.

With its acquisition of Over the Wire, the company is also a Tier 1 voice provider, and offers a range of tailored cloud, connect and collaborate solutions to business, government and enterprise customers.

Along with being a proud member of the Pledge 1% Movement, Small Change Big Change and more, Aussie Broadband is a certified B Corporation and the largest telco in Australia to hold accreditation.

Aussie Broadband has remained Australia's Most Trusted Brand in Telecommunications since December 2020 and was more recently named Australia's Most Trusted Telco for the second year in a row at the Roy Morgan Trusted Brand Awards for 2023.