Huon Valley News

New General Manager Announced

Mr Jason Browne has been appointed as the new General Manager of the Huon Valley Council.

The announcement of the new General Manager comes at the end of a rigorous recruitment process.

Mr Browne has in excess of 4 years’ service with TasWater in the role of Department Manager Business Performance where he was responsible for leading the corporate strategy, business performance and innovation. He also benefited from acting in the role of Chief Financial Officer with TasWater leading over 170 employees that work across multiple services. Prior to TasWater, he held the position of Executive Manager Finance and Business Services (CFO) for the Glenorchy City Council. He has also held positions in the energy, banking and private sectors.

Mr Browne holds numerous qualifications. He has a Master of Business Administration (Major in Human Resources), a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment (Major in Corporate Finance) and Bachelor of Economics (Majors in Accounting and Finance). He is a Certified Practicing Accountant and has undertaken contemporary leadership courses throughout his career.

Mr Browne will join Council on 21st September 2021.

Acting General Manager Paul West will stay on in the role for the interim to ensure a smooth transition.

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