PSA CEO resigns after just nine months

Graham Catt, until today the CEO of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) has announced his resignation after just nine months in the role.

PSA, the peak national body for pharmacists have not issued a media release although the PSA board extended its best wishes to Mr Catt for the future.

When appointed, a PSA media release described Mr Catt as “a highly experienced and influential executive, bringing a wealth of experience to the role after working for several national membership organisations focused on healthcare over the past 15 years”.

PSA’s National President at the time, Dr Shane Jackson, welcomed Mr Catt’s appointment, saying: “Graham has a proven track record of leading transformation and strategic growth of national associations.”

Mr Catt said he was “delighted to be joining an organisation with a strong strategic vision, including for membership growth, advocacy and professional development to support all pharmacists, no matter what their scope of practice.”

PSA has confirmed that following Mr Catt’s resignation, Mr Jackson will become Interim CEO while Belinda Wood will step into the Deputy CEO role.

PSA have said they won’t be making any further statement at this time.

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