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RRA appoints new General Manager

Refrigerant Reclaim Australia (RRA) has announced Kylie Farrelley as the organisation’s new General Manager. Kylie is taking over from incumbent General Manager Michael Bennett, who will be stepping down in June after serving the organisation since 1997. Kylie’s appointment will play a critical role in furthering the recovery, reclamation and destruction of ozone-depleting and synthetic greenhouse gas refrigerants to further reduce harmful emissions.

MCA appoints new chair

The Minerals Council of Australia today announced former Cabinet Minister, lawyer and experienced Board director the Hon Helen Coonan as its new Chair. Ms Coonan will begin as Chair when current Chair Dr Vanessa Guthrie steps down following the MCA’s board meeting on 18 June. Her appointment for a two-year period was the result of an extensive selection process involving the MCA’s Board and CEO which concluded in early May.  Dr Guthrie has been MCA Chair for the last…

ACPET transitions to ITECA

Australia’s independent higher education providers have signalled their intent to drive the debate about the need to reform the education system through the launch of the Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA). “The tertiary education system includes independent providers in the higher education, vocational education and training sectors. It’s time to reform the education system where these sectors can operate as one whilst retaining their separate…

New leadership for AAOA

Accommodation Association of Australia (AAoA) President Julian Clark, on behalf of the Board and Members today announced the appointment of their new Chief Executive Officer, Mr Dean Long to replace the outgoing CEO Mr Richard Munro. Mr Long is currently the National Strategic Acquisition Manager at American Express and was formerly the Head of Public Policy and Strategic Partnerships with the Australian Federation of Travel Agents, and previously held senior roles within the NSW…

AVA welcomes new President

Dr Julia Crawford has become national President of the AVA, after serving four years on the Board. She has a passion for communicating, interacting and exchanging skills and information. Dr Crawford is looking forward to leading the AVA as it continues to advocate for the health and welfare of Australia’s animal industries.Dr Crawford said it was an honour and privilege to be elected President of the AVA.“We have come so far as a profession and association and…

Dr Karen Luxford appointed as ACHS CEO

The Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Karen Luxford as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  Dr Luxford joins the ACHS from the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons where as CEO she has led a new strategic direction, improved member benefits, governance changes, new partnerships, hospital training, site accreditation and international partnerships. Formerly at the Clinical…

R&CA Welcomes New CEO

National President of the Restaurant and Catering Industry Association, Con Castrisos OAM has announced the appointment of Wes Lambert CPA, GIA(Cert), MAICD to the role of CEO from 13 May 2019.  Outgoing CEO Juliana Payne is moving out of the role due to changed personal circumstances. “The last two years have been an incredible journey as we see the industry growing and changing rapidly in the digital and mobile environment. The Association is well placed to continue to support and develop…

ADEA announces new CEO

Australian Diabetes Educators Association President Brett Fenton has announced the appointment of a new CEO. In the most recent ADEA newsletter, Mr Fenton named Susan Davidson as the upcoming CEO:"On behalf of the ADEA Board, I am very excited to announce that Susan Davidson will commence the role of ADEA CEO on the 22nd of May 2019.   Susan is a strategic thinker who is committed to achieving operational…

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