IPA announces board appointments
The IPA has announced its latest appointments and election results in the wake of a recent board meeting.
Wendy Leegel was re-elected as both president and chairman of the IPA Board at the meeting.
Having been appointed president in 2014, Ms Leegel is credited with assisting the organisation strengthen corporate governance and risk management, with an opportunity now for her to further accelerate growth over the next 12-month tenure.
Following the IPA's recent acquisition of the Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA), IFA director Michael Colin was appointed director of the IPA.
IPA CEO Andrew Conway topped off a week of announcements, revealing that he has signed on with the IPA for another five years, and will continue to serve as CEO in that time.
The board meeting coincided with the IPA's National Congress for 2015 on the Gold Coast, where director and former board member Greg Parr was awarded life membership of the institute.
Mr Parr held numerous board positions over a 17-year period, with the current board noting the "excellent legacy" he leaves behind.
In a written statement, the IPA board issued their unanimous recognition of Mr Parr.
"It is the unanimous view of the board and of the institute to confer life membership upon Mr Greg Parr FIPA."