Gladstone Ports Corporation has appointed an Interim Chief Executive Officer to its Board of Directors, effective 4 May 2021.
Colin Cassidy PSM has been appointed in the position while the recruitment search continues for the permanent position.
Mr Cassidy is a former public sector senior executive with almost 40 years of leadership experience across a diverse range of disciplines at state, regional and local government levels.
He has proven success in delivering outcomes in land use planning, infrastructure, corporate governance (including as an external governance committee member), business planning and service delivery, strategic policy, industry development and investment attraction roles.
The former Acting CEO, Mr Craig Walker, has taken on the role of Chief Operating Officer and will continue to support the corporation to ensure stability for GPC.
The board thanked Mr Walker for his achievements while acting in the role of CEO.
The board also welcomed Mr Cassidy as Interim CEO, and said it looks forward to working with him to maintain the strong performance of the corporation in delivering jobs, trade and prosperity for Queensland.