Hinchinbrook Shire Council has announced the appointment of new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mary-Anne Uren.
Mr Uren (pictured) currently serves as the Head of Advocacy and External Affairs with Isaac Regional Council.
Hinchinbrook Mayor, Ramon Jayo said Ms Uren’s impressive track record and executive leadership skills made her the ideal candidate to lead Hinchinbrook Shire Council into “a promising future”.
“I am truly honoured and excited to take on the role of CEO for Hinchinbrook Shire Council. This is an incredible region with boundless potential, and I look forward to working closely with the community, Council Officers, and stakeholders to enhance the quality of life for all residents,” said Ms Uren.
“My family and I are eager to immerse ourselves in the vibrant Hinchinbrook community, and contribute to its growth and prosperity.”
Ms Uren has broad-ranging experience in business, education and training and law, having worked with an international diversified resources company, educational institutions, legal firms and local governments. At an executive level, she has overseen Governance, Workplace Health and Safety, Corporate Communications, Audit and Risk, Strategic Advocacy and more recently External Affairs.
She will commence in the CEO role on Monday 13 November 2023. Acting CEO arrangements will remain in place until then.