PROPERTY advisory firm Herron Todd White has appointed United Petroleum boss Gary Brinkworth as its new CEO.
He will take over in the first quarter 2020 and will be based in Melbourne. He currently he is group CEO of United Petroleum. Before that Brinkworth was CEO and managing director at Barristers Chambers Limited, which owns and operates a material property management portfolio in Victoria. He is also on the board of disability services provider Scope (Aust) Ltd, a member of Scope’s Risk and Audit Committee and a member of the Investments Committee.
Acting CEO Jacqui Bayles will continue in the role until Brinkworth commences in early 2020. She will resume her executive leadership role as general counsel, company secretary & head of legal, risk and standards.
Brinkworth said he was excited to take this next step in his career by helping to further cement Herron Todd White’s envied reputation.
“Herron Todd White has a strong reputation and the company has a very bright future,” Brinkworth said. “It is an honour to have been selected to join the company.
“I very much look forward to working with clients, the board of directors, the executive team, shareholders and staff to execute the organisation’s future vision – with a keen focus on remaining a strong and trusted partner for our clients.”
Herron Todd White chairman Jeff Forbes said the company was thrilled to have attracted Brinkworth.
“After more than 50 years of operations, we have grown to become one of Australia’s largest independent property valuation and advisory companies,” Forbes said. “The appointment of Brinkworth as CEO from early 2020 is an exciting step as we continue to drive our business and deliver exceptional services and value for all of our customers.”