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GPC Board Appoints Interim CEO

The Board of Directors for Gladstone Ports Corporation is pleased to announce that Mr Colin Cassidy PSM will commence as Interim Chief Executive Officer on the 4th of May 2021, whilst the Board undertakes the global recruitment search for the permanent position of CEO.

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 thanks Mr Walker for his achievements while acting in the role of CEO.

The Board welcomes Mr Cassidy as Interim CEO and looks forward to working with him to maintain the strong performance of the corporation in delivering jobs, trade and prosperity for Queensland.

Gladstone Ports Corporation Board of Directors

28 April 2021