The financial services industry association yesterday announced Ms Bowd’s appointment, clarifying that the board position will be a non-elected role.
“I am very pleased to welcome Jane Bowd to the FPA Board,” said the association’s chair Neil Kendall.
“Jane brings deep knowledge and expertise in legal and governance matters from her prior financial services roles, and private practice.”
Ms Bowd commenced in the position on 1 March and will retain her general counsel duties with the soft drink giant.
She will replace former FPA chief executive and National Australia Bank dean of advice Mark Rantall, who has resigned from the board of directors.