Fronditha Care announced on Wednesday afternoon the appointment of Faye Spiteri (Tsolakis) as the organisation’s new CEO.
Fronditha Care President and Board Chair, Jill Taylor (Nikitakis) said, “Faye is an exceptional leader who brings very relevant and diverse skills and experience to the role. She is an accomplished executive with a demonstrated successful track record in leadership roles across the government, corporate and for purpose sectors.”
The Board has been transparent about the significant financial and strategic challenges that Fronditha Care is facing. Jill Taylor (Nikitakis) confirmed how vitally important it was to the Board to appoint a new CEO with deep knowledge of the business and someone who could act swiftly to recalibrate the organisation.
According to a press release by Fronditha Care, Faye was chosen as the Board considered her to be the best person to inspire and lead change. She has a wide-ranging background including social policy, service delivery, strategy, people management, communications and commercial acumen. More importantly, Faye has broad cross-sectoral networks and extensive governance expertise which she brings to the role. This includes her experience as the first female President of Fronditha Care and Vice President of the Fronditha Care Board, during her nine-year tenure.
Jill Taylor (Nikitakis) added: “Faye is already very much aligned with the organisation’s culture and brings with her existing relationships with the entire Fronditha Care community including staff, members, volunteers, partners, sector leaders, organisational influencers and other key stakeholders.”
Commenting on the appointment, Mrs Spiteri (Tsolakis) said, “Fronditha Care holds a special place as one of the few independent aged care service providers contributing essential culturally appropriate services to the community.”
She added: “I am excited to be appointed CEO of Fronditha Care and to address the challenges that lie ahead. Given my three-decade passion and commitment to make a difference for the community, it is a privilege to lead the organisation as CEO and, together with the Board and staff, continue the focus on advancing the provision of optimal care outcomes for our elders.”