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Occupational Therapy Australia welcomes new CEO

24 Sep 2018 2:00 PM | Andrea Brown (Administrator)

The Board of Occupational Therapy Australia (OTA) is pleased to introduce our new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Samantha Hunter. Samantha is a senior leader who has overseen significant strategic growth across a diverse range of entities including membership-based professional services and not-for-profit.

Samantha brings to OTA a broad skill set including strategy, business development, marketing and stakeholder relations, and community education. Her previous roles included Director of Tomboy Media, a boutique marketing and public relations agency, CEO of Crime Stoppers Victoria, Chair of Crime Stoppers Victoria, and Director of the Country Fire Authority. She currently serves as a Director of the Ballarat International Foto Biennale and a Director of the Werribee Football Club.

Samantha is excited to begin her role and will commence on Thursday, September 13.

SAMANTHA HUNTER BIOGRAPHY:

Samantha Hunter is an experienced Chief Executive and Company Director who brings with her over 20 years' experience in leading collaborative projects across corporate, community and professional service sectors.

As a senior leader, she has led significant strategic growth programs across a diverse range of business including membership based professional services and the not for profits sector.

With a diverse range of leadership disciplines including strategy, business development, marketing and public/stakeholder relations and community education projects, Samantha’s combination of strategic insight, energy and enthusiasm helps bring their goals to life.

Samantha’s previous experience includes Director of Tomboy Media, a boutique marketing and public relations agency, CEO of Crime Stoppers Victoria, Chair of Crime Stoppers Victoria, Director of Country Fire Authority, Ballarat International Foto Biennale and Werribee Football Club. Her diverse professional background is underpinned by her commitment to building strong, resilient communities.

Originally published from Occupational Therapy Australia. 

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