Veronica Jamison has been appointed as the new CEO of Shepparton Retirement Villages. Board Chair Frank Dawson said the board was extremely pleased to be able to appoint an experienced CEO with a high degree of aged care knowledge and stewardship at CEO level.
Ms Jamison who is currently the General Manager of Community Health and Care at Benetas has been a Board Member of Shepparton Retirement Villages since October 2018 and will retire her position to take up the CEO role. She will begin her role as CEO of Shepparton Retirement Villages on August 17.
“Veronica has made a significant contribution to Shepparton Villages already as a board member and while we will lose her on the Board we are gaining someone with excellent aged care experience to lead the organisation,” Board Chair Frank Dawson said.
“We had strong interest in the role and we have been fortunate to have Greg Pullen in the Interim CEO role so we could take our time in ensuring we made the right appointment,” Mr Dawson said.
Ms Jamison has held the role of State Manager, Victoria/Tasmania & General Manager, National Member Support with peak aged care body Leading Age Services Australia (LASA). She is an experienced CEO having headed up health organisations Bass Coast Health, Dianella Community Health and Boort District Health.
Ms Jamison holds a Master of Human Resources Management, a Master of Business (Leadership) and Graduate Diploma of Business (Management), and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Philosophy.
Interim CEO Greg Pullen will spend some handover time with Ms Jamison who plans to relocate to Shepparton.