Spirit Super has appointed Andrew Dettmer, national president of the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union, to its board, replacing David Smith who is finishing his term after 12 years as a member representative.

Dettmer has knowledge of corporate governance through his AMWU responsibilities and contributes to public policy development through his involvement in a variety of fields. This includes skills and training in the manufacturing and construction industries and as a Ministerial Appointee for the National Robotics Taskforce and a National Consultative Forum Member for Jobs and Skills Australia.