GetSwift announces board shakeup to 'address governance'

Embattled logistics software company GetSwift (ASX: GSW) has announced a board shakeup with executive chairman Bane Hunter to take over as CEO from Joel McDonald and the appointment of two new board members as it "develops its governance practices as it grows". Michael Fricklas a...

GetSwift announces board shakeup to 'address governance'

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GetSwift announces board shakeup to 'address governance'
GetSwift announces board shakeup to 'address governance'

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AMP boss steps down following admissions to the royal commission

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