The Australasian Corrosion Association (ACA) has appointed Richard Reilly to the position of Chief Executive Officer for the organisation.
Based in Melbourne, Reilly was CEO of the Federation of Automotive Products Manufacturers for over six years. He also spent nine years at professional services firm Deloitte in the Global Investment and Innovation Incentive group, delivering tax services to clients.
“Corrosion is an enormous cost to the national economy. I’m looking forward to working with members to help address this challenge and ensure that the association continues to meet the needs of it’s members and of the industry through training, membership, communication and governance,” Reilly said.
Reilly has experience working with stakeholders in a membership-based organisation, providing advocacy and liaising with key industry and government bodies. His professional background and experience are an excellent fit for the organisation, according to ACA chair, Dean Wall.
“Richard will be responsible for delivering key outcomes contained in the ACA’s strategic plan and I am sure you will enjoy working with him to further the interests of companies and individuals in the Australasian corrosion mitigation sector and related industries," Wall said.
Reilly has Bachelor Degrees in Arts and Commerce from the University of Melbourne and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne.
He is also a graduate of the Company Directors’ course from the Australian Institute of Company Directors.