Council is pleased to announce the appointment of new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mary-Anne Uren.
Mayor Ramon Jayo said “Mary-Anne from Moranbah, currently serves as the Head of Advocacy and External Affairs with Isaac Regional Council, where she has demonstrated exceptional leadership and a deep commitment to community development. Her impressive track record and executive leadership skills make her the ideal candidate to lead Hinchinbrook Shire Council into a promising future”.
In addition to her professional accomplishments, Ms. Uren is also a family orientated person. She has announced that her husband and daughter will be relocating to the Hinchinbrook Region in early November 2023.
Expressing her excitement about the opportunity, Mary-Anne stated “I am truly honoured and excited to take on the role of CEO for Hinchinbrook Shire Council. This is an incredible region with boundless potential, and I look forward to working closely with the community, Council Officers, and stakeholders to enhance the quality of life for all residents. My family and I are eager to immerse ourselves in the vibrant Hinchinbrook community, and contribute to its growth and prosperity".
Ms. Uren's appointment signifies a new era of leadership for Council, as they embark on a journey of progress and innovation under her guidance.
Mary-Anne has broad-ranging experience in business, education and training and law, having worked with an international diversified resources company, educational institutions, legal firms and local governments. At an executive level, Mary-Anne has overseen Governance, Workplace Health and Safety, Corporate Communications, Audit and Risk, Strategic Advocacy and more recently External Affairs.
Mary-Anne Uren will commence as Council’s CEO on Monday 13 November 2023. Acting CEO arrangements will remain in place until then.
Image: Mary-Anne Uren.