Primary says it is aware of ASIC probe

PRIMARY Health Care chief Peter Gregg has been caught up in an investigation by the corporate watchdog into his former employer, oil company Leighton Holdings.

In a statement to the stock exchange, Primary says its board was aware of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission investigation when it appointed Mr Gregg to the top job in March last year.

Media reports have alleged that illegal payments were made while Mr Gregg was Leighton's chief financial officer.

Primary says its board has been updated on the status of the