JB Hi-Fi Appoints Seek CFO Geoff Roberts As Non-Executive Director
JB Hi-Fi has appointed Seek Group Chief Financial Officer Geoff Roberts as a non-executive director.
Roberts is currently Group CFO of online jobseeker site Seek and has over 35 years of experience in finance, including as Managing Partner of Deloitte Victoria.
He was also appointed to the Melbourne Cricket Club Committee in Mach 2019 and was formerly a director of AMP Limited.
JB Hi-Fi Chairman Stephen Goddard said of the appointment: “On behalf of JB Hi-Fi I am delighted to welcome Geoff to the Board. Geoff brings great financial expertise to the Board as well as several years’ experience as a senior executive of a major group of high-growth online businesses.
“His skills complement those of our existing directors and we very much look forward to working together.”
The Board has appointed Roberts as an additional appointee ahead of its next Annual General Meeting and he will stand for election at that meeting. Roberts will also join JB Hi-Fi’s Audit & Risk Management Committee from the date of his appointment.
Roberts’ appointment comes as JB Hi-Fi announced a half-year profit boost by more than 86 per cent.
Online sales in particular skyrocketed, growing by 161.7 per cent across the group for the half year.