Tuesday, May 28, 2024

State shift for new Goulburn CEO

Former Charters Towers Regional Council Chief Executive, Aaron Johansson, has today been named as Goulburn Mulwaree Council’s new CEO.

Goulburn Mayor, Peter Walker said he was excited to announce Mr Johansson’s appointment after an extensive recruitment process conducted in recent months.

“I am delighted to announce the appointment of Aaron Johansson as our CEO and Aaron will move here with his charming wife and secondary school age daughter to take up the role, beginning Monday 11 July 2022,” said Mayor Walker.

“Aaron has been appointed on a five-year performance-based contract and looks forward to making our wonderful region his home.”

The Mayor said Mr Johansson brings with him extensive local government and private sector experience, having held senior roles at Charters Towers Regional Council and Isaac Regional Council. Prior to his time in Local Government, Mr Johansson worked in mining, education and financial services management roles.

Mr Johansson said he was excited to be taking on the new CEO role.

“What a wonderful opportunity the Council has given me to come and be part of the exciting future I see ahead for the Council and its region.”

“Great credit to the Council for the many achievements I can see in the quality facilities and services provided. And, I have been so impressed with the obvious enthusiasm of the Mayor and Councillors to bring to life future projects listed in the Council’s planning documents.

“I am also conscious that the financial sustainability of the Council is paramount so we can continue to give excellent services to our community,” he said.

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