New interim Shire of Plantagenet CEO Gary Clark to start April 3

Jacob Morgan-de LaineAlbany Advertiser
Gary Clark will be interim CEO at the Shire of Plantagenet.
Camera IconGary Clark will be interim CEO at the Shire of Plantagenet. Credit: Shire of Plantagenet

The Shire of Plantagenet has announced Gary Clark as their interim CEO following the resignation of Cameron Woods from the role.

Mr Woods resigned on January 9 to be closer to his family in Perth and take up the position of Town of Bassendean chief executive.

Mr Clark, who started at the Shire on Monday, has 25 years of experience in local government and will be taking the reins from outgoing CEO Cameron Woods.

Mr Clark owns a consultancy specialising in business strategy and financial planning.

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He has experience as a chief executive at the shires of Ashburton, Brookton, Chittering, Derby-West Kimberley, Serpentine-Jarrahdale and Ravensthorpe and the Town of East Fremantle.

Mr Clark said he was looking forward to joining the shire and supporting the council during the transition period.

“I’m excited about the opportunity to spend time in the Shire of Plantagenet and thank the council for choosing me as the CEO while they recruit,” Mr Clark said.

“I look forward to meeting everyone and hearing about the community priorities.

“I aim to add some lasting value to the shire’s work with the community.”

Shire president Chris Pavlovich said the council was looking forward to Mr Clark taking the reins while it looked for a permanent CEO.

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