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New CEO appointed for National Heavy Vehicle Regulator


The Board of the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) announces the appointment of Mr Sal Petroccitto as Chief Executive.

Mr Petroccitto joins the NHVR from the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads, bringing extensive knowledge of heavy vehicle regulation to this challenging role.

Qualified in Management, the Built Environment and Urban and Regional Planning, Mr Petroccitto has extensive experience across state and local government, holding senior leadership roles in transport and logistics, transport planning and strategic planning.

Mr Petroccitto is currently the Queensland Government representative on the NHVR Project Implementation Board and the Board of Transport Certification Australia, and has built strong working relationships with industry and government across Australia’s rail, ports and freight industries.

The Board wishes to thank the current Acting Chief Executive and Chief Financial Officer, Ms Melinda Bailey, for her leadership of the NHVR during the past few months.

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