Owen Finegan has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer of the Snowy Hydro SouthCare Helicopter Trust Fund. Owen is currently a director of two businesses, TJS Services and Wee Wonder Childcare Centres.
He will move to take the role of CEO of the Snowy Hydro SouthCare Helicopter Trust Fund on 1 July, 2011.
He has had an illustrious career as a professional athlete, representing Australian Wallabies and the ACT Brumbies with distinction over a 10 year period. He returned to the ACT Brumbies in 2008 after spending time overseas, and was immediately offered the dual role of Head Coach for the Brumbies Academy and Brumby Runners.
Incoming CEO Mr Owen Finegan says he is looking forward to continuing his relationship with the Canberra community through the Snowy Hydro SouthCare Helicopter Trust Fund.
“The Snowy Hydro SouthCare Rescue Helicopter is a revered institution within the ACT and surrounding region,” he said. “After representing Canberra and Southern NSW as a member of the Brumbies I am thrilled at the opportunity to once again represent the region through the fantastic work that is done by the Snowy Hydro Rescue Helicopter.”
Owen has a great interest in charitable and not-for-profit organisations, assisting with a number of local organisations. He has a wealth of business experience, and comes with outstanding credentials in Business and Project Management.
Chairman of the Snowy Hydro SouthCare Helicopter Trust Fund David Marshall says: “Owen will bring to the Snowy Hydro SouthCare Helicopter Trust Fund his considerable experience in dealing with major sponsors, his high profile as an international athlete, his excellent public speaking skills and, above all, his passion for the work of the Snowy Hydro SouthCare Rescue Helicopter.”