10 December, 2023
Somerset chief exec reappointed
Somerset Regional Council chief executive officer Andrew Johnson has been reappointed for a further five years.
Somerset Regional Council Mayor Graeme Lehmann said councillors unanimously supported the reappointment of Mr Johnson at a closed council meeting.
“Andrew has served Somerset Regional Council for the past 15 years with dedication and outstanding leadership. We are delighted to confirm that Andrew will continue to lead the Somerset team for another five years,” Cr Lehmann said.
Mr Johnson joined Somerset as works manager in 2008, was promoted to director operations in 2018 and appointed CEO in December 2019.
Mr Johnson was delighted to be reappointed for another five years and said he was proud to lead a committed and motivated organisation.
“The positive trajectory we have set over the past four years positions Somerset for continued success and innovation,” he said.