Local Government Minister John Carey has announced Kathlene Oliver as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, Perth, Western Australia. Ms Oliver has extensive leadership experience across the public and private sector, including in her current role as the Assistant Director General at the Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage.
Ms Oliver has been appointed for a five-year term, commencing on June 7, 2022.
Comments attributed to Local Government Minister John Carey:
"I want to congratulate Kathlene Oliver on being appointed CEO of the Metropolitan Cemeteries Board.
"Over a long career of public service in WA and in the private sector, Ms Oliver has exhibited strong leadership skills, and I have no doubt she will deliver great outcomes for the Metropolitan Cemeteries Board over the coming five years.
"I'd also like to acknowledge the efforts of Joe Fortuna, who has done an outstanding job acting in the role of CEO in recent months."