New Chairman of the Board for Melanoma Institute Australia
1 March 2017
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Grant King as Chairman of the Board of Melanoma Institute Australia.
Mr King’s appointment follows the retirement of Reg Richardson AM who led the MIA Board for the last 10 years.
“Under Mr Richardson’s leadership the Institute has firmly cemented its reputation as a global luminary in the fight against melanoma, and we are now leading international research which is resulting in innovative new treatments and prolonged life expectancies for even advanced melanoma patients,” said the CEO of MIA Carole Renouf.
“Mr King’s experience in strategy and business development, as well as his interest in community and philanthropic causes, will be critical in galvanising ongoing medical, scientific and government support for melanoma research projects and clinical trials,” she said.
“I am looking forward to joining the team of brilliant minds at Melanoma Institute Australia,” Mr King said. “Their results orientation and dedication to improving outcomes for melanoma patients is an inspiration. This is a special opportunity for Australia to lead the rest of the world in research”.
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