Friday, September 30, 2016

New CEO appointed for CatholicCare in Sydney

The Archbishop of Sydney, Anthony Fisher OP, has announced the appointment of a new chief executive officer of CatholicCare for the Archdiocese of Sydney.

Mark Phillips has been appointed by Archbishop Fisher following the 12 year tenure of Bernard Boerma.

“Mark is strong and visionary and will ensure CatholicCare Sydney continues to live out its mission and vision through the provision of quality services and support for the whole community,” said Archbishop Fisher.

Mr Phillips began his career with the Commonwealth Bank. During 20 or so years, he held a range of senior roles with the bank, both in Australia and overseas.

Following this, he spent 10 years as the managing director of financial services companies which were listed on the Australian Stock Exchange.

More recently, Mr Phillips has become a director of, and adviser to, organisations across a range of industries in both the commercial and not-for-profit sectors. This has included being appointed chairman of the Cancer Council in NSW.

He has had a long and extensive involvement in a voluntary and philanthropic capacity with a range of charities, including those involved in the delivery of social welfare. He has also been active within the Church at a variety of levels.

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