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Appointment Announcement | Andrea McLeod, Chief Executive Officer, Windana

by Jen Galvin-Rowley

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We have been very proud to work with the Windana Board to carry out their CEO Executive Search and Placement.

It is with pleasure that we announce Andrea McLeod as the new CEO of Windana. Andrea replaces Anne-Maree Kaser who left Windana in July to take up a position at Gippsland Lakes Complete Health.

"Andrea brings more than 25 years executive leadership experience in health and community services spanning public, private and the not-for-profit sectors in both New Zealand and Australia." says Jenny Gillam, Windana Board Chair.

"With a strong clinical background and post graduate qualifications in Rehabilitation, Health Management, Women's Studies and Clinical Governance, Andrea has a passion for making significant contributions to the health and wellbing of our community." Jenny said.

Reflecting on her appointment, Andrea said she is honoured and excited to be appointed as CEO of Windana.

"Windana is an organisation doing many unique and interesting things within the AOD sector. It has a strong, established prescence in Victoria with continued potential for innovation and growth n both the adult and youth services space. I am truly excited by the challenges and opportunities this presents, and I look forward to working with the Board and the executive management team."

"I was attracted to the organisation's holistic philosophy and the overarching mission to help people to rebuild their lives. We have a real ability to change loves and to help people reach their full potential. It is an exciting time to be joining Windana and it will be amazing to be part of the journey moving forward." Andrea said.

Andrea will start her new role at Windana on Monday 22 November. Clare Davies will remain as acting CEO until this date.

Find out more about Windana www.windana.org.au