New Chief Executive Peter Brown
A former chief executive of the Horsham Rural City Council is the Colac-Otway Shire's new CEO.
The Colac-Otway Council has approved the appointment of Peter Brown as Chief Executive Officer at its monthly meeting.
Mayor Joe McCracken says Mr. Brown would bring a strong set of skills and experience to the role with his background in economics and social development.
“He has held leadership and management roles within regional centres and is experienced in dealing with the unique challenges regional communities face.
Mr. Brown was the Horsham council CEO for seven years and before that was Director of Corporate Strategies at the Warrnambool City Council.
He was also a Chief Executive of Wimmera Uniting Care.
Mr. Brown says he's looking forward to starting work in the Colac-Otway Shire offices on the 2nd of July.
“I am keen to get around and meet people when I start and find out more about the shire from our residents.