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DAA welcomes new CEO

The Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) is pleased to announce Robert Hunt as their new Chief Executive Officer. After commencing as the interim CEO in May, Robert will continue in this position, based at the Association’s National Office in Canberra.

From his past roles as the CEO of St John Ambulance Australia, the Australian Institute of Building and Director of Corporate Services and Publishing at the Australian Medical Association, Robert brings with him a wealth of experience in managing and leading member-based organisations.

“I am delighted to be part of an organisation that is committed to supporting more than 6,500 members, as they study and work across a variety of practice areas to build healthier communities nationwide,” Robert said.

“I look forward to working with the dietetic community, DAA board, committees, partners and key stakeholders as well as other health organisations, to pursue DAA’s vision as the leading voice for nutrition and dietetics in Australia.”

President of the DAA Board and Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian, Phil Juffs, congratulates Robert on his appointment after a comprehensive recruitment process.

“Robert is a great fit for DAA. I am confident his leadership will help further strengthen the profession and ensure a prominent focus on nutrition for all Australians,” Mr Juffs said.

DAA thanks long standing CEO Claire Hewat, for her work in growing the organisation to what it is today after 13 years in the role.

DAA looks forward to working with Robert on the next chapter for the organisation.

Taken from Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) 11 July 2018

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