Western Australia Premier Colin Barnett
New Appointment To Lotterywest Board
Victor P Taffa
Premier Colin Barnett today announced the appointment of Sheila Hood, General Manager of HBF Health, to the Lotterywest Board.
“Ms. Hood brings a wealth of strategic experience and corporate knowledge to the Lotterywest Board.” Premier Barnett said.
“She takes up this important role with more than 18 years experience in senior strategic and operational roles, including as product director for global pharmaceutical company, GlaxoSmithKline, and as an economist for the Bank of Canada and Statistics Canada.”
Ms. Hood holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours in Economics) from the University of Western Ontario and a Masters in Economics from McMaster University. She is also a recent graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
“These strong credentials held by Ms. Hood will help to bring valuable expertise in business and economics to the board.” the Premier said.
Ms. Hood will take up her appointment on Tuesday, August 24. It follows the appointment of Lotterywest’s New Chairman John Atkins and Board Member Professor Linda Kristjanson in March.
Every day throughout Western Australia lives are touched by organisations supported by Lotterywest.
In the past 12 months, Lotterywest has raised $234.8 Million for health, sports, arts and more than 1,000 community and charitable groups in WA.