New MD appointed

Joe Adamski has been appointed the new Managing Director of Barwon Water on a 4 year contract.

His appointment was announced today by Board Chairman Dr Michael King. Joe has been interim MD since March when Michael Malouf stepped down.

The appointment follows an exhaustive Australia-wide search that attracted 42 applicants.

Joe welcomed the opportunity to lead Barwon Water through a dynamic and challenging environment and outlined his priorities of reliable service delivery, customer affordability, business efficiency, community and stakeholder engagement and planning to meet future growth.

As Managing Director, Joe will be responsible for a business with annual revenue turnover of $205 million, a $2 billion asset base and more than 400 full-time staff.


About Joe Adamski

Joe Adamski joined Barwon Water in 1987 as Manager of Information Systems after 12 years at Telstra (then Telecom) as an analyst and senior project manager.

He has held several executive roles at Barwon Water, the most recent being General Manager of Strategy and Technology.

Joe holds a Bachelor of Science, Graduate Diploma in Risk Management and Advanced Management Certificate.

Educated at the former Chanel College (Geelong), the Gordon Institute of Technology and Deakin University, he is a former Chairman of St Joseph's College Board of Management and maintains a strong interest in the school.

Joe is a member of several key water industry groups, including VicWater, the Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA) and Australian Water Association (AWA).

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