Dantia is delighted to announce the appointment of Kristen Keegan as its new CEO, effective 30 May 2016.
Announcing Kristen’s appointment, Dantia Chairman Trent Bagnall said, “Kristen is an exceptional leader. Her track record in attracting investment and effective advocacy for the business community across the broader Hunter region has been extraordinary.”
“Kristen was chosen in a competitive selection process from a strong field of candidates. She is a highly impressive talent known for her collaborative leadership style and for driving economic and business development within the region,” Trent said.
Ms Keegan joins Dantia after five successful years as Chief Executive Officer at the Hunter Business Chamber and brings a wealth of experience primarily in the fields of infrastructure development, government and investor relations and business advocacy.
Reflecting on her appointment, Kristen said, “I am honoured and excited to have been selected to lead the next stage of development and investment in a City as impressive as Lake Macquarie.
Mayor of Lake Macquarie, Cr Jodie Harrison, said the appointment of Ms Keegan signals a new era of well-planned economic development activity in the City. Read more here.