O'Toole Appointed CEO

Publish Date: 18 January 2022

Buloke Shire Council has its new Chief Executive Officer after Wayne O’Toole was appointed at a Council Meeting held on Tuesday 18 January 2022.

Wayne has been Director Works and Technical Services since September 2018, and began his time at Buloke in 2017 as a Manager Statutory Services. In his three years leading the Works and Technical Services directorate, Wayne has been involved in flood recovery works, increased project delivery, the Working for Victoria Program, as well as focusing on Buloke’s’ road network and increasing customer satisfaction.

Wayne spent 7 years at Mount Alexander Shire in a number of roles including Manager of Development Services and Manager of Healthy Environments. He has a strong background in the private sector in project management and senior leadership roles and completed his Masters of Business Administration in September 2020.

Wayne, who has been Interim CEO at times during the recruitment process, is excited to be leading Buloke into its next phase. 

“I’m incredibly excited and honoured to be given the opportunity to lead this remarkable organisation. I look forward to working with Councillors, staff and the community as we continue to build a better Buloke”, he said.

Wayne OToole

Mayor Cr Daryl Warren is extremely pleased with the appointment that again underlines Buloke Shire’s excellent history in professional development.   

“Wayne is a great appointment for Buloke Shire. He has in recent years lead significant capital project delivery and has grown a cohesive workforce culture not only in his own directorate, but across our organisation, all this during a global pandemic. Council has been ambitious in our planning around project and program delivery, and are confident with Wayne at the helm, we are well placed to continue to deliver for our community”, said Cr Warren. 

Hannah Yu will continue in the role of Interim CEO until Wayne O’Toole begins on Monday 24 January 2022.

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