ENVIRONMENT

Webb returns to Mackay as NQBP CEO

NORTH Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation has appointed Brendan Webb as chief executive officer.

Webb had extensive commercial experience, having held senior leadership roles in heavy haulage and mining.

Webb had extensive commercial experience, having held senior leadership roles in heavy haulage and mining.

NQBP chair Jane McTaggart said Ports Victoria CEO Webb, is returning to his former employer NQBP.

"We believe Brendan is the right person to lead NQBP to deliver on our long-term vision to be global leaders in the sustainable facilitation of port trade and further the economy of Queensland," she said.

McTaggart said that as well as a deep understanding of NQBP and ports, Webb had extensive commercial experience, having held senior leadership roles in heavy haulage and mining support sectors.

"He has experience in commercial sales, trade development, and 24/7 operations including safety and emergency management," McTaggart said.

"Brendan has a strong commitment to Mackay and north Queensland, having previously worked in the Mackay region for 11 years."

Webb said that as a former general manager with NQBP for almost five years, he held a deep connection with the organisation.

"I look forward to leading a positive team culture, and fostering a unified organisation which is resilient and capable of navigating challenges that may arise," he said.

McTaggart said Webb would start in early October and be based in NQBP's Mackay head office.

Acting CEO Belinda Kenny will continue to act as CEO until October 2, before returning to her role as chief financial officer.

 

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