Rod Sims

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Rod Sims was appointed Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in August 2011 for an initial five-year term, reappointed for a further three years in August 2016, and reappointed again in September 2018 for an unprecedented further three years till July 2022, making him the longest serving Chair of the ACCC.

Mr Sims has extensive business and public sector experience. Prior to his appointment to the ACCC, among other roles he was the Chairman of the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal of New South Wales, a Commissioner with the National Competition Council, on the boards of a number of companies, and an advisor to the Boards and CEOs of some of Australia’s leading companies on corporate strategy.

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