26 February 2014

Government welcomes new ACCI chief

Note

This media release discusses the appointment of a new ACCI chief.

I warmly welcome the appointment of Kate Carnell to the position of Chief Executive Officer at the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI).

The Coalition and small business community has valued and appreciated a constructive and positive relationship with ACCI and acknowledges the Chamber’s successful and effective ‘Small Business – Too Big to Ignore’ campaign.

When Kate was at the helm of the Australian Food and Grocery Council I always found her to be approachable, considered and across her brief.

Her work with beyondblue demonstrates an ability to shine a spotlight on issues of community concern that are challenging and require courageous yet sensitive pathfinders.

I wish Kate the very best in her new role and look forward to working with her and ACCI to make Australia one of the best places to start and grow a small business or family enterprise.