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We are delighted to announce the appointment of Ray Brownlee to the position of Chief Executive Officer.
Mayor Michael Regan said Mr Brownlee boasts an impressive 30year career in local government as an engineer, asset and contracts manager and most recently as General Manager of Randwick City Council since 2004.
“We conducted an extensive and thorough recruitment process to find the right person to lead our great Council into the future,” Mayor Regan said.
“Ray ticks all the boxes.
“He has an incredible breadth of experience, a real focus on customer service and delivery and is an exceptional financial manager.
“His proven track record was acknowledged in 2015 when he was awarded a Public Service Medal for outstanding public service in an executive role.
“He is extremely highly regarded and well respected within the industry and further afield with a demonstrated ability to influence all levels of government. We are very fortunate to have someone of his calibre join us.
“Plus he is very down to earth, genuine and people-focused and will be a great fit for our community.
“I am confident Ray will help lead our organisation to the next level as we continue to deliver the highest quality services and infrastructure for the people of the Northern Beaches."
Mr Brownlee will join Council under a five year contract from 1 October.