Welcoming Mr Langoulant to the Board, Steve Scudamore, Chairman of Amana Living, said:

“John possesses extensive commercial and leadership experience which will help guide Amana Living as our organisation and the aged care sector undergo significant change. We have an ambitious program of business transformation underway and John’s expertise is an invaluable addition to the Board.”

The former WA Citizen of the Year (2011) has already commenced his duties with the organisation that has more than 4,800 customers across Western Australia and employs over 1,500 staff.

Commenting on his decision to join the Amana Living Board, Mr Langoulant said: 

“Aged care is one of this country’s biggest sectors and is an industry going through a period of intense change. Amana Living is in a strong position with a clear five-year strategic plan to ensure they can meet the demands of an evolving and growing market. I’m looking forward to working with the Board to help steer the organisation towards achieving its vision to be the provider of choice for WA’s seniors.”

Mr Langoulant’s career spans more than 40 years across the business, government and not-for-profit sectors. He had a 30-year career in the Commonwealth and Western Australian Treasuries, including as the State Under Treasurer for 10 years.

In the private sector, Mr Langoulant was the CEO of Australian Capital Equity and Oakajee Port and Rail. He also holds several board positions including Chair of the Telethon Kids Institute; President of the Committee for Economic Development Australia (CEDA) WA State Advisory Council; and Board member for National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA).