The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has appointment of Ron Gauci as its new chief executive, effective 10 December, replacing outgoing CEO Rob Fitzpatrick.
Gauci – who brings some three decades in the global technology, sports and education sectors – has previously served as CEO at Federation Square, Melbourne Storm and Melbourne Polytechnic (formerly NMIT).
In addition, he has also held senior positions at technology organisations including Microsoft, Telstra and IBM. Gauci previously served as Director of the AIIA Board and Chairman of AIIA Victoria.
“Ron is perfectly placed to lead the AIIA and further enhance its standing as the peak representative organisation for the technology industry in Australia,” said AIIA Chairman John Paitaridis. “Together we can create and sustain an environment that will build Australia’s innovation capability, drive positive outcomes and accelerate growth for AIIA members by increasing their profile, providing access to future skills, networking and new business opportunities.”