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Diana Horvatovic appointed permanent CEO at St Basil’s NSW/ACT 




Chairman of Board of Directors at St Basil’s NSW/ACT James Jordan has announced that after a robust recruitment process, Diana Horvatovic has been successful in being appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for St Basil’s NSW/ACT.

“In the last 6 months as acting CEO, Diana has been instrumental in driving improvement in standards across all of the St Basil’s Homes,” Mr Jordan said.

“She provided St Basil’s with continuity in leadership and the strong expertise to lead the organisation in the vital role of delivering quality aged care services.”

Mrs Horvatovic joined St Basil’s in 2021 and brings to the role over 17 years of valuable Aged Care industry experience in both governance and operations gained at the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing and the Office of Aged Care Quality and Compliance, and other leading aged care organisations.

“The aged care industry is continuously changing and with Mrs Horvatovic’s deep understanding of consumer needs and expectations, the Board is confident that she will continue to drive the St Basil’s team on its current trajectory to fulfil its mission of delivering quality services to support individual needs of ageing Australians including Greek Australians,” Mr Jordan added.

“Mrs Horvatovic is a key driver of our Continuous Improvement Plans across our clinical and non-clinical environments. The delivery of best-practice aged care services to our residents is her passion. Her hands-on approach, empathetic nature and practical guidance brings a wealth of support to the St Basil’s workforce.

“The Board is confident that Mrs Horvatovic’s experience, leadership style and energy will be critical to in the continual evolution and ongoing improvement.

“We wish Mrs Horvatovic all success in her new role. Together with support from Senior Executives, Senior Management and all of our staff, we are all committed to providing best-practice care every day and supporting ageing Australians to live a life of spirituality, meaning, and joy.”

Mrs Horvatovic took over as CEO from Spiro Stavis, who resigned from the position in March 2023.

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