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Chairperson of Metro Tasmania Lynn Mason announced today the resignation of Chief Executive
Officer Heather Haselgrove.
Ms Mason said the board had accepted Ms Haselgrove’s resignation, which would take effect on 8
August, 2014. The search for a new CEO will commence immediately.
She said that Ms Haselgrove has led Metro as CEO for five years, bringing to the company the
benefit of her extensive experience in public transport. She has been instrumental in implementing
major changes to the company’s operations and culture, and has overseen the introduction of many
important programs during her term as CEO.
“Under Heather Metro has seen the successful introduction of Greencard – a major initiative that
helped lift passenger numbers and which was introduced without the problems experienced in other
jurisdictions,” she said.
“Perhaps one of the biggest changes under Heather has been initiating the transformation of the
culture at Metro to a modern more customer-focused business,” Ms Mason said.
Ms Haselgrove said she was proud of her achievements at Metro and it had been a difficult decision
to resign, but she felt the timing was right for her to pursue other interests and opportunities.
“I want to thank the board and managers and staff for their support over the past five years and wish
them well for the future,” Ms Haselgrove said.
“The Board thanks Ms Haselgrove for her work with Metro, and her commitment to the
improvement of public transport in Tasmania. We all wish her well for the next stage of her life,” Ms
Mason said.