Rockingham CEO is Leader of the Year
Date Published: 4/07/2012
City of Rockingham CEO was on Friday 29 June awarded the 2012 WA Leader of the Year at the first Institute of Public Administration Awards for Excellence (IPAA). The Awards ceremony was held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Perth.
City of Rockingham Mayor, Barry Sammels said the award was well deserved: “Congratulations to the City’s CEO, Andrew Hammond, who was today named Leader of the Year in Local Government at the IPPAA Awards.
“Andrew was nominated for excellence in leadership including achievements in management, best practice, fostering public sector professionals and improving service delivery to the community.
“The City of Rockingham has been transformed into a contemporary leading local government organisation over a three year period through the strong leadership of the CEO Andrew Hammond.
Mr Hammond was humbled to win the award: “I am honoured and delighted and a little embarrassed to be nominated for this prestigious award.
“This is also a win for the organisation, and I am very proud of all the staff who have readily embraced change and supported the administration through some big changes. We face unique challenges from population and environment and I look forward to the opportunity to continue to steer us towards achieving Council’s vision to be a vibrant and safe City.”
The IPAA is the nationwide professional association for those involved in public administration. It has divisions in all states and territories.
return to news summary page