Snowy Monaro Regional Council has announced the appointment of David Hogan as the organisation’s new Chief Executive Officer.
The Council said Peter Bascomb will continue to serve as CEO until his contract ends in November 2023, with Mr Hogan (pictured) assuming the role following an extended handover period that will commence shortly.
The new Chief Executive brings with him to Council an impressive resume, accomplished through his decades spent in senior roles across the public sector, said Mayor, Narelle Davis.
“I am so pleased that we were able to recruit someone of Mr Hogan’s experience and deep understanding of the region,” said Mayor Davis.
“We were very impressed by how Mr Hogan has led measurable improvements in employee engagement, customer satisfaction and organisational reforms throughout his career across different sectors.
“His expertise in engaging with government at all levels, along with local communities, presented a strong case for his appointment given Council’s objectives in coming years”.
This new role marks a return to the Snowy Monaro for Mr Hogan, who left the region in 2014 after 15 years with Snowy Hydro. He worked across a number of senior portfolios at the organisation, culminating in his tenure as General Manager Corporate Affairs and Community Relations between 2010 and 2014.
“I am thankful for the confidence and trust shown in me by Councillors in offering me this important role,” said Mr Hogan.
“Having councillors present during the interviews was very beneficial in understanding the priorities for Council in the coming years. I look forward to working with all councillors and staff in building an organisation that the community can be proud of.
“The opportunity to make a positive difference to the organisation and the community is very exciting,” he said.
“This was an extensive search to find the right candidate over many months, and Mr Hogan’s leadership experience within both corporate and government sectors – combined with deep affinity for the region – was evident at every stage,” said Mayor Davis.
“This was a very competitive process with several high-quality applicants, and we are confident that David Hogan is the best possible choice to lead Council into an exciting future,” she said.