Appointment - Director General, Department of Culture and the Arts

17 June 2014

The Public Sector Commissioner today announced that the Governor in Executive Council has approved the appointment of Mr Duncan Ord OAM to the position of Director General, Department of Culture and the Arts for a five year term commencing on 1 July 2014.

Mr Ord is the Deputy Director General, Department of Aboriginal Affairs, although recently acted as the Director General, Department of Planning. He brings thirty years of arts administration experience to the position having previously worked with the Black Swan Theatre Company and the WA Academy of Performing Arts. 

The Public Sector Commissioner extended his congratulations to Mr Ord on his appointment to the position and acknowledged the efforts of Mr Alan Ferris whilst acting in the role of Director General, Department of Culture and the Arts.

Contact:

Office of the Commissioner   6552 8551


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