Standards Australia today announced the appointment of Adrian O’Connell as Chief Executive Officer.

O'Connell has been deputy CEO since 2014 and Acting CEO since March 2019.

Announcing O'Connell’s appointment, Standards Australia chair, Richard Brooks said that since joining the organisation in 2006, O'Connell has been instrumental in driving innovation and change to deliver greater value for stakeholders and the end users of local standards.

Commenting on his appointment, O'Connell said he was honoured to accept the role.

“This will be one of the most demanding periods in the history of Standards Australia as we continue to adapt to market and community expectations in the digital age,” he said.

“To be leading the team through this next period of change is a tremendous honour. I look forward to working with all of our stakeholders in Australia and internationally as we strive to deliver even more value to the Australian community.”


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