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Swimming Australia appoints Odgers Berndston in search for new CEO
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Swimming Australia: December 8, 2017: Swimming Australia has retained global executive search firm Odgers Berndston to assist in its search for a new CEO.  This follows the resignation of Mark Anderson last month to take up the position of CEO of Collingwood in early March 2018.

Leading the search for Odgers Berndtson will be Rebecca Reed, head of Australian Sports and Entertainment practice at Odgers Berndston.  Rebecca specialises in the appointment of CEOs and senior executives, as well as specialist roles within these industry sectors.


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Olympic golden boys head line Queensland State Championships
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Swimming Australia: December 8, 2017: The start of the week-long Queensland State Swimming Championships this weekend has attracted a “who’s who” of the Australia’s Dolphins swim team – including Rio Olympic golden boys Kyle Chalmers (Marion, SA) and Mack Horton (Melbourne Vicentre, VIC).

Throw in Chandler’s Campbell sisters Cate and Bronte, JamesMagnussen (Ravenswood, NSW), Cam McEvoy (Bond, QLD), Emily Seebohm (Brisbane Grammar, QLD), Emma McKeon (Griffith University, QLD) and Mitch Larkin (St Peters Western, QLD) and the Brisbane Aquatic Centre at Chandler will be dripping with talent.


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Olympic gold medallist Alex Baumann to help lead Swimming Australia High Performance strategy
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Swimming Australia: December 7, 2017: Swimming Australia’s High Performance team will receive a boost in the form of Canadian Olympic and Commonwealth Games gold medallist and former world record holder, Alex Baumann, who will take on a new role as Swimming Australia’s Chief Strategist, High Performance.


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Swimming Australia VIDEO NEWS RELEASE
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Swimming Australia: December 1, 2017: Please follow this link to download the Video News Release (VNR) footage from the Australia Swims launch in Sydney this morning: https://spaces.hightail.com/space/GaCVMfMszI


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Swimming Australia and Optus launch Australia Swims
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Swimming Australia: December 1, 2017: With the iconic Sydney Harbour as backdrop, Swimming Australia CEO Mark Anderson, joined by Optus Managing Director for Marketing and Product, Ben White, Optus Ambassador and Australia’s greatest Olympian Ian Thorpe, four-time Olympian Leisel Jones and World Champion and dual Olympian Bronte Campbell, this morning announced the official launch of Australia Swims.


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MEDIA ALERT – Swimming Australia Media Launch
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Swimming Australia: November 29, 2017: Swimming Australia invites you to a Media Launch at Hickson’s Road Reserve, Sydney, this Friday December 1


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Swimming Australia’s Mark Anderson appointed Collingwood CEO
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Swimming Australia: November 23, 2017: After taking up the position in May 2013, Swimming Australia CEO Mark Anderson will next year depart the sport to take on a new role as Collingwood CEO.

Anderson has had outstanding success with swimming over the last four-and-a-half years and has made some significant changes at both a commercial, a high-performance and governance level of the sport.


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New look triathlon team unveiled for 2018 Commonwealth Games
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Triathlon Australia: November 17, 2017: A new look Australian Commonwealth Games triathlon team has been unveiled on the Gold Coast today – heralding an exciting era for the sport that made its Games debut in Manchester in 2002.

Joining automatic nominations Jake Birtwhistle (Tasmania), Ashleigh Gentle (Queensland) and Charlotte McShane (NSW) in the six-strong team will be discretionary selections, Queensland trio Luke Willian, Matt Hauser and Gillian Backhouse.


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Swimming’s Nicole Livingstone OAM to lead AFLW through 2018 and beyond
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Swimming Australia: November 17, 2017: Swimming Australia would like to formally congratulate Nicole Livingstone OAM, who has overnight been appointed as the head of Women’s Football and will join the AFL on December 4, to take on the challenge of growing and managing the NAB AFL Women’s Competition and female football participation.


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