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Mater is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Terry Crawford to Chair of the Mater Group Board, following the retirement of the previous Chair Mr Brian Flannery.
Taking up the position with immediate effect, Mr Crawford brings extensive senior executive and director experience nationally and internationally, including prior roles as Head of International Strategy, and Head of Wealth Management Europe for HSBC Bank. He has been a director of government owned corporations, not-for-profit companies and commercial corporations for more than 20 years and has been a Mater Board members since 2011.
Mr Crawford is Chair of the Finance Committee, member of the Strategy and Planning Committee and member of the Nominations Committee. He is also a Director of Mater Research, a member of the Clinical Safety and Excellence Committee and a Director of Mercy Community Services (SEQ) Ltd.
Mr Crawford said he was delighted to have the opportunity to take on the role of Chair of Mater Group Board.
“I am privileged to have been appointed to this position and am fully committed to overseeing the continued implementation of the Mater Group Strategy, aligning Mater Health, Mater Education, Mater Research and Mater Foundation under a single, unified banner,” Mr Crawford said.
“Combining our expertise and skills across Mater’s ministries has enabled us to deliver innovative solutions and take up new opportunities as we adapt to the changing needs of our community and I look forward to working with all Mater People to deliver on our strategic vision to empower people to live better lives through improved health and wellbeing.”
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