Qantas taps Michael L'Estrange to board

Qantas has appointed academic and former public servant Michael L'Estrange to its board. (AAP)

Qantas appoints Michael L'Estrange to its board, saying his public policy, international trade and foreign affairs experience, will be an asset.

Qantas has appointed academic and former public servant Michael L'Estrange as a non-executive director to its board, effective immediately.

Chairman Leigh Clifford said Mr L'Estrange's extensive public policy, foreign affairs and international trade experience would be an asset for the airline.

"Michael has had a distinguished 35-year career as a Department Secretary, a High Commissioner and senior academic.

"He has been a trusted adviser on international relations and broad policy issues to successive governments," Mr Clifford said in a statement on Thursday.

Source: AAP

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