Date

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Release

Mark Ferguson is stepping down from the position of CEO of the Northern Beaches Council.

Mayor Michael Regan said Mr Ferguson had led the new organisation as interim General Manager, then CEO, to form the fourth- largest Council in NSW.

“The Northern Beaches is considered the most successful of all the councils amalgamated in 2016.

“I would like to thank Mark for his service and wish him well in his future endeavours,” Mayor Regan said.

Mark Ferguson said he would leave the organisation on 16 March.

“Two years into the amalgamation, the time is right for a change,” Mr Ferguson said.

“It has been a privilege and a pleasure to lead the Northern Beaches Council for the last two years.

 “I am very proud of the Council’s achievements since amalgamation and the success of the merger to date demonstrates my level of commitment and passion for the organization.

 “In leaving I would like to pay tribute to the incredibly talented, hard-working Council staff who strive every day to make our community the best it can be.”

Mayor Regan said Council will put in place interim CEO arrangements while a recruitment process is undertaken.