Stakeholder Update - New VicForests Chair and Deputy Chair
New VicForests Chair and Deputy Chair
VicForests would like to congratulate Michael Humphris and Therese Ryan on their appointments as Chair and Deputy Chair of VicForests.
The Hon. Jaala Pulford, Victorian Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development announced the appointments of Michael and Therese on Saturday, 3 December.
With over 35 years’ experience in finance, auditing and consulting, VicForests is looking forward to Michael leading the Board in his new position as Chair.
Michael has extensive knowledge in auditing, asset management, business advice, strategic planning and corporate recovery. Michael has been with the VicForests Board since November 2012 and he took over as Acting Chair in April 2016 after Gordon Davis resigned.
Therese is an existing VicForests Director who has been with VicForests for almost four years. She offers decades of experience as a senior business executive and commercial lawyer.
We are confident that both appointments will bring great leadership to VicForests and assist us through any challenges we face as the industry over the coming years.
Minister Pulford said that the appointments followed an open and transparent recruitment process which attracted a strong field of candidates.
“Both Mr Humphris and Ms Ryan bring significant experience and continuity to the leadership of VicForests.
“I’m confident that together they will help VicForests to continue its important and trusted role,” Minister Pulford said.
Click here to read Minister Pulford's Media Release
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