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CEO of Ports Victoria Announces his Resignation

The Chief Executive Officer of Ports Victoria, Brendan Webb, has announced his resignation from the organisation.

Brendan was the inaugural CEO of Ports Victoria and led the organisation through a critical period in its early formation.

Brendan Webb said “I have appreciated the opportunity and enjoyed leading Ports Victoria through its initial development.

“I want to thank the Ports Victoria staff, the Board of Directors and the Minister for Ports and Freight for their support during my time as CEO.”

Ports Victoria Chair, Howard Ronaldson, said “I thank Brendan for his contribution as CEO of Ports Victoria. His leadership during an important period gives the organisation a strong base to continue developing into its important leadership role within Victoria’s port system.” Brendan led the staff in developing Ports Victoria’s vision, purpose and values which underpin its activities.

Through his ability to engage with port stakeholders, Brendan has raised awareness of navigational safety matters and gained commitment from the wider port community on these issues.

One of Port’s Victoria’s major achievements under Brendan’s leadership was the development of the first comprehensive pilotage standard for Victoria, to provide consistency of services and enhance navigational safety.

Brendan will leave Ports Victoria in September before taking up his new role as Chief Executive Officer of North Queensland Bulk Ports in early October.

Arrangements will be made for an interim Chief Executive Officer appointment while a recruitment process is undertaken.

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