Acting CEO of the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) Michael Everett today announced that Mr Ross Kennedy PSM has been appointed to be the new Chair of the VCGLR and Ms Deirdre O’Donnell PSM has been appointed as Deputy Chair.
Mr Kennedy has served as Deputy Chair and Commissioner since 2013. Prior to joining the VCGLR Mr Kennedy was the Executive Director responsible for liquor, gaming and racing at the Department of Justice and Regulation —a role he performed for over 10 years.
Ms O’Donnell is currently a Commissioner at the VCGLR and has extensive experience in executive roles in the public and not-for-profit sectors.
Mr Kennedy will succeed Dr Bruce Cohen, who has advised the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation of his intention to vacate the position of Chair at the end of April.