AIM Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

The Board of Directors of the Australian Institute of Management Queensland and Northern Territory has announced the appointment of Vivienne Anthon to the position of Chief Executive Officer.

"AIM has an enviable reputation for managerial research, conversations, engagement and development," said Chair of the Board Wayne Patterson.

"The appointment of Mrs Anthon will build on the strengths of the Institute and ensure that it continues to evolve to meet the needs of managers across sectors and industries.

"Mrs Anthon is a long standing Fellow and senior executive at the Institute and has been a key player in its business building initiatives.

"This is an exciting time for AIM in Queensland and the Northern Territory. We are confident that with Mrs Anthon as our CEO we have a bright future ahead of us," he said.

Mrs Anthon said she was honoured to accept the role of CEO.

"The role of CEO is to support members and managers wherever they are in their managerial career. Effective managers make for more productive and engaging workplaces. The need for informed, skilful and self aware managers has never been more important," she said.

Before joining AIM, Mrs Anthon was a successful CEO, founder of her own start up and a company director. She has extensive experience in the educational sector and was responsible for the establishment of the AIM Graduate School. Mrs Anthon is a major supporter of the not for profit sector and a highly sought after and provocative author and keynote speaker.

Along with her husband Rick, Managing Partner of Hemming and Hart Lawyers, she has walked the Kokoda Track, cycled the Tour de France route on numerous occasions, conquered the Roubaix Velodrome and finished well back in the Bridge to Brisbane fun run.

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