Mr. Tony Weber has been appointed Chief Executive of the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries, Australia’s peak body for the automotive industry. Mr. Weber will commence his official duties as of September 10, 2012.
Mr. Weber’s appointment follows an extensive executive recruitment process conducted by Courland International on behalf of the FCAI.
Mr. Weber has a strong background in government having worked in numerous Commonwealth Departments plus appointments to several key taskforces including the Productivity Commission. Mr. Weber has a strong understanding and appreciation of the automotive industry in Australia. He joins the FCAI from the Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIISRTE) where he has held many senior positions including most recently, Acting Head of the Innovation Division.
“We are delighted Tony has decided to join the FCAI team to continue the Chamber’s work in building constructive and productive relationships with governments, industry and other stakeholders” said Bob Graziano, President and Chairman, FCAI.
“We congratulate Tony on his appointment and we look forward to Tony working with our Members to grow the automotive sector and ensure local manufacturing remains viable in Australia.”
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