THE harbour towage company’s new chief financial officer, Michael Hill, will report to Svitzer Australia managing director Nicolaj Noes.

Mr Hill brings a wealth of experience in senior executive roles across several industries, including aviation, logistics and wine. Most recently, he held a role in the emerging wine industry in British Columbia, Canada.

Commenting on Mr Hill’s appointment, Mr Noes said, “With his background and experience in senior executive roles in B2B and B2C industries, Michael’s appointment will further enable Svitzer Australia to optimise and drive financial performance and ensure a focus on customer satisfaction and experience”.


With a focus on strategic growth opportunities, Mr Hill will lead several financial transformation projects, including new system development and driving operational efficiency.

Mr Hill is responsible for leading the finance function and driving the business’s financial performance, including business planning, financial reporting, and corporate governance. He is a qualified chartered accountant and holds an Honors Degree in the Bachelor of Commerce.