Xero appoints first woman director

05:09, Apr 10 2014

Xero has appointed National Australia Bank regulatory affairs manager Lee Hatton to its board as an independent director.

Chief executive Rod Drury said the company had been searching for an additional director from Australia, which was now the company's largest market.

Hatton becomes Xero's eighth director and the only woman on its board.

Hatton had 17 years' experience in the banking industry and a good understanding of the innovation occurring in the payment sector, Drury said.

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