The Australian Logistics Council (ALC) has appointed Rachel Smith to the role of Interim Chief Executive Officer.
The announcement comes as the industry body farewells current CEO Kirk Coningham whose last day was 31 May, 2021.
Recruitment for a replacement CEO continues with the ALC Board commending the high quality and volume of talent that is currently progressing through the recruitment process.
Smith, who joined the ALC in August last year as Director – Policy and Advocacy, will remain in the role while recruitment is underway.
In a statement issued today, the ALC said Smith had demonstrated success in leadership positions in member organisations, policy and advocacy and business operations.
“The Board is confident in her ability to manage the ALC through this transitional period,” it said.
“The Board commends and thanks Kirk for his leadership of ALC and services to our end to end supply chain industry. We wish him well in his future pursuits and look forward to making a smooth transition to a new CEO in due course.”