Restaurant & Catering Australia new National President
Restaurant & Catering Australia (R&CA) has appointed Mr Con Castrisos OAM as its new National President.
Mr Castrisos first joined the National Board of R&CA in 2000. He returns to the role of National President having previously served in the position from 2002 to 2009. Under the previous Restaurant & Catering Queensland Association, he served as State President from 1999 to 2004. He also chaired the Industry Action Agenda from 2005 to 2008.
Mr Castrisos was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia for his service to the restaurant and catering industry in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours.
Mr Castrisos replaces former R&CA National President Mr Mark Scanlan who stepped down from the role at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) held earlier this week.
R&CA CEO Juliana Payne congratulated Mr Castrisos on his appointment as President, welcoming his knowledge and experience in the sector.
“We are delighted to announce Mr Castrisos’ appointment as National President. Having previously served as R&CA National President for seven years, Con’s knowledge of the industry and the Association will be of great value.
“I look forward to working with Con to deliver the best possible outcomes for the nation’s café, restaurant and catering sector,” Ms Payne said.
Ms Payne also thanked outgoing President Mark Scanlan for his contribution to the Association.
“I’d also like thank Mark Scanlan for his immense contribution to the Association both as President and as a Board Member for the last 16 years as he steps down to pursue new ventures.
Taken from R&CA Media Release 1 November 2018