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Cathy Henderson reappointed as Merri-bek City Council CEO

09 May 2024

Merri-bek City Council CEO Cathy Henderson has been reappointed for a 5-year period commencing in December 2024. Council made the decision at its 8 May 2024 Council meeting.

Ms Henderson commenced in the CEO role in December 2019, following an extensive recruitment process. 

Speaking after the reappointment, Merri-bek Mayor Cr Adam Pulford said Ms Henderson had delivered strong results for Council and the Merri-bek community in her first term as CEO, and Council was delighted to reappoint her for a further five years.

Mayor Councillor Pulford said: “Cathy is a hard-working and collaborative leader who is focused on delivering outcomes for our community. Under Cathy’s leadership, Council has focused on improving our customer service and service delivery, whilst also maintaining our financial sustainability. We are pleased to have Cathy continue in the role of CEO, knowing her ongoing leadership will support Council to deliver our valued community services and exciting projects over the coming years.”

Ms Henderson said she looked forward to continuing to serve the Merri-bek community.

“I feel very privileged to continue as CEO of Merri-bek Council and I look forward to continuing to work with our dedicated Councillors and staff to deliver great outcomes for our community over the coming years.”