KLS's Principal Activity is the provision of domestic public bus transport operations, international public bus transport operations, domestic ferry services, tourism cruises, charter cruises and accommodated cruising, coach tours and travel agency services and packaged holidays.
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|vs ASX 200 (1yr)||-19.84%|
|ASX Rank||258 of 2,313|
|Sector Rank||24 of 177|
Kelsian Group Limited (KLS, formerly Sealink Travel Group Limited)is Australia's land and marine transport service provider and tourism operator, with established operations in London and Singapore.
No incorporation details available.
DPS and Yield calculations use the Pay Date.
|Mr Lance Hockridge||Non-Executive Director||Jul 2020||
Mr Lance Hockridge
Mr Hockridge has international experience in the transportation, manufacturing and logistics sectors with a focus on safety, operational and financial transformation of businesses. Mr Hockridge was previously the Managing Director and CEO of Aurizon Holdings Limited 2010 to 2016) following the demerger of Queensland Rail and QR National from a government owned railway to an ASX50 company. Other notable accomplishments as an executive include the oversight of BHP's global transport business, together with key roles in financial and operational reform in the heavy industrial sector and leading a major turnaround for BlueScope Steel's North American operations. Mr Hockridge is also currently Chair of the Salvation Army Queensland Advisory Council, and an active advocate for diversity in the workforce. Mr Hockridge became a member of the Risk Committee and People, Culture Committee in July 2020.
|Mr Jeffrey R. Ellison||Non-Executive Director,Non-Executive Chairman||Jan 2020||
Mr Jeffrey R. Ellison
Non-Executive Director,Non-Executive Chairman
Mr Ellison previously held the position of Chief Executive Officer of SeaLink since 1997 and was appointed Managing Director in 2008. Mr Ellison retired as Managing Director and CEO on 16 January 2020 and following a month of transition as an Executive Director, became a non-executive director from 17 February 2020. He was subsequently appointed Acting Chair with effect from 1 July 2020 and Chair on 23 February 2021. Mr Ellison is Deputy Chair of Tourism Australia and Chair of Hayborough Investment Partners Pty Ltd. Mr Ellison is a former Board member of the South Australian Tourism Commission, Tourism and Transport Forum Australia, the Adelaide Convention Centre and the South Australian Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium Board.
|Mr Neil Espie Smith||Non-Executive Director||Jan 2020||
Mr Neil Espie Smith
Mr Smith was one of the founding shareholders and the former of the Transit Systems Group prior to the acquisition by SeaLink. He has over 30 years of commuter transport operations experience. Mr Smith commenced his career within the Sydney bus industry, before acquiring a number of bus operations in rural NSW and then Queensland. In 1995, Mr Smith joined with Graham Leishman and Lance Francis to found Transit Systems and in 2013, was a founding shareholder of Tower Transit.
|Mr Clint Feuerherdt||Chief Executive Officer||Jan 2020|
|Ms Joanne McDonald||Legal Counsel,Company Secretary||Jul 2018|
|Mr Andrew David Muir||Chief Financial Officer,Company Secretary||Jun 2018|
|Ms Fiona Hele||Non-Executive Director||Sep 2016||
Ms Fiona Hele
Ms Hele has over 25 years experience in both the private and public sectors specialising in strategic business advisory, mergers and acquisition, risk management and corporate governance. Ms Hele is also a Director of Adelaide Venue Management Corporation, Celsus Securitisation Pty Ltd and the South Australian Water Corporation. Past Directorships include the South Australian Tourism Commission and the Adelaide Fringe Festival. Ms Hele is Chair of the Risk Committee.
|Ms Andrea Joy Powys Staines||Non-Executive Director||Feb 2016||
Ms Andrea Joy Powys Staines
Ms Staines has experience in the transport and tourism sector and is a former CEO of Qantas subsidiary, Australian Airlines (mk II), which she co-launched. Ms Staines is currently Deputy Chair of Australia Post and sits on the boards of UnitingCare Qld and ASX listed Acumentis. Ms Staines has been a professional non-executive director for fifteen years and has held previous directorships with a range of entities including NZX listed Freightways, ASX listed Aurizon, QIC, Tourism Australia, North Queensland Airports and Australian Rail Track Corporation. Ms Staines is Chair of the Company's People, Culture Committee.
|Mr Terry J. Dodd||Non-Executive Director||Mar 2011||
Mr Terry J. Dodd
Mr Dodd has experience in business management and the marine industry. After qualifying as a commercial diver in the USA and working as a commercial diver in the onshore and offshore oil and gas industry, he successfully established a recreational diving business and a travel agency in North Queensland. Mr Dodd is Managing Director and owner of Pacific Marine Group Pty Ltd, one of Australia's largest marine construction and commercial diving companies. Mr Dodd was previously Managing Director of Sunferries, a ferry transport business based in Townsville, prior to its sale to SeaLink in March 2011 when Mr Dodd joined the Board of SeaLink. Mr Dodd is a member of the Company's People, Culture Committee.
|Mr Christopher David Smerdon||Non-Executive Director||May 2004||
Mr Christopher David Smerdon
Mr Smerdon has experience in the Information Technology and Cyber Security field having established and built companies with national and international operations. He is currently Managing Director of Vectra Corporation, a company that provides specialist Cyber Security services to organisations globally handling sensitive data, financial information and large volumes of credit card transactions. Clients include banks, telcos, payment gateways, airlines and utilities. Mr Smerdon is a member of the Company's and Risk Committee. Mr Smerdon has previously held directorships on both government and public company boards.
|G Legh||Chief Development Officer||N/A|
|G Balkin||Chief Operating Officer - Australian Bus||N/A|
|D Gauci||Chief Operating Officer - Marine & Tourism||N/A|
|R Carpenter||Chief People and Culture Officer||N/A|
|W Toh||Managing Director - Singapore||N/A|
KLS directors must report any change in shareholding to the ASX within 5 business days.
See Director Transactions for all ASX companies.
|14/05/21||Lance Hockridge||Buy||+17,500||$10.08||$176,400||On-market trade|
|12/05/21||Lance Hockridge||Buy||+32,500||$9.77||$317,525||On-market trade|
|11/05/21||Terry Dodd||Sell||+400,000||$9.80||($3,920,000)||Off-market trade|
|11/05/21||Fiona Hele||Buy||+10,000||$9.80||$98,000||Off-market trade|
The current holdings of KLS directors.
|Director||Last Notice||Direct Shares||Indirect Shares||Options||Convertibles|
A substantial shareholder is a person or entity that owns 5% or more of the voting shares in a company. Shares can be held through multiple entities, so the Substantial Shareholders list differs from the Top 20 Shareholders list.
Shareholding changes less than 1% do not require notification to the market. When all “Last Notice” dates are identical, it suggests that no (or minimal) change has occurred since the most recent Annual Report.
|Name||Last Notice||Total Shares||Shares Held (%)|
|SeaLink Travel Group Limited||26/08/2021||36,434,976||16.68|
12 month transaction history compiled from ASX announcements.
|Date||Name||Bought||Previous %||New %|
|26-08-21||Bennelong Funds Management Group Pty Ltd||12,658,284||--||5.80|
12 month transaction history compiled from ASX announcements.
|Date||Name||Sold||Previous %||New %|
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