Australia: Boral has appointed Tino La Spina as its Chief Finance & Strategy Officer. He succeeds Rosaline Ng, who will work with La Spina during a transition period and then leave Boral in early 2021.
La Spina is a qualified chartered accountant whose early career was in taxation and audit functions and who has spent the past 25 years in finance, strategy and leadership roles primarily in the airline industry. In 2019 Tino was appointed as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Qantas International, before leaving Qantas in August 2020 due to coronavirus-related industry disruption. He held a variety of strategy and financial roles before being appointed Group Chief Financial Officer in 2014. Prior to joining Qantas in 2006, he spent five years as Finance Director and Deputy CEO of the National Express Group and five years with Ansett.
He has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from Swinburne University in Melbourne, a Graduate Diploma Investment & Finance from the Australian Securities Institute and is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.