James Douglas appointed as Quickstep non-executive director

The Board of advanced manufacturing company Quickstep Holdings Limited has announced the appointment of Mr James Douglas as a Non-executive Director, effective immediately.

Mr Douglas is Chairman of Australian composite automotive wheels manufacturer Carbon Revolution and a founder of investment firm Newmarket Capital, a strategic investor in the carbon fibre manufacturing sector.

Quickstep Chairman Tony Quick said. “On behalf of Quickstep’s Board of Directors I am delighted to welcome James Douglas. His wealth of experience in investment banking and strong knowledge of the carbon fibre and automotive industries will be a valuable asset for our business. His skills and experience bring new expertise which complements our Board’s existing strengths.”

Mr Douglas has over 20 years of global investment banking experience and has held former roles as Global Head of Consumer Products at Merrill Lynch, Head of Consumer Products – Americas at UBS and Head of Global Banking Australia & New Zealand at Citi. He holds a B. Law & Science from the University of Melbourne.

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