Westernport Water appoints new Managing Director.
The Board of Westernport Water is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Quigley as the new Managing Director of Westernport Water.
Peter comes to Westernport Water with over 25 years of senior management experience in the public and private sectors, including 8 years in the water industry.
Westernport Water’s Deputy Chairman Roland Lindell said “the Board is pleased to appoint Peter to the position of Managing Director after a comprehensive recruitment process that attracted many first-rate applicants”.
“As the current CEO for Gippsland Medicare Local, Peter joins Westernport Water with an in-depth understanding of the service industry”.
“Together with this, Peter has held several senior positions locally with Latrobe City Council, Gippsland Water and the Department of Human Services and the Department Planning & Development,” Roland said.
“I’m looking forward to leading the team at Westernport Water, and empowering the workforce to deliver a positive customer experience,” Peter said.
“As a Gippsland local with strong community ties, I understand the importance of community engagement and the benefit it can provide to customers and the broader community,” Peter said.
Peter begins in his new role on the 1st of September and will succeed Murray Jackson as Managing Director, with Murray completing seven years in the top position.
“Under Murray’s leadership Westernport Water has secured the regions water supply and put measures in place to address future growth, whilst providing improved water and sewer services to customers across its service area,” Roland said.
“On behalf of Westernport Water, management, staff and the Board, I would like to acknowledge Murray’s outstanding contribution to Westernport Water and the Victorian Water industry and wish him well in retirement”.
Photo: Deputy Chair of the Board Roland Lindell left with the Westernport Water’s new Managing Director Peter Quigley