Longtime UnLtd CEO leaving, new board appointed

Chris Freel, CEO of UnLtd, will be leaving the organisation in February, having led it since 2017.

The company has also appointed five new board directors to “define the future strategy and growth of UnLtd’s products and programs”.

Freel said of his departure: “It is such a difficult decision to step away from the best job I have ever had. I feel very privileged to have been given the opportunity to fulfil this role and have loved every minute of it.

“However, it feels like the right time for me to take on a new challenge and hand over to somebody who can lead UnLtd through its next chapter.

“I’m proud of the work that the industry has done through UnLtd and leave the organisation in a great place continuing to support young lives.

“UnLtd has an incredible team and board, and I am thankful to all that have supported me personally, and UnLtd, over the past six years.”

Joining the UnLtd board is Mark Coad (CEO, IPG), Professor Maree Teesson (University of Sydney), Justin Graham (CEO M&C Saatchi APAC), Tony Faure (chair oOh!Media, Lawpath and ReadyTech) and Kristiaan Kroon (chief investment officer, OMG).

Applications for the CEO role will open in January.


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