City of Vincent CEO Len Kosova resigns

City of Vincent chief executive Len Kosova (centre) has resigned.
City of Vincent chief executive Len Kosova (centre) has resigned.

AFTER almost four years as City of Vincent chief executive, Len Kosova has called it quits.

Mr Kosova announced his last day as chief executive will be September 28.

In a statement, he said he wanted to spend more time with his family and explore new opportunities.

“I’ve spent the last 23 years working in local government, the last 16 years at an executive level and I’ve been especially proud of the results achieved over the past four years at Vincent,” Mr Kosova said.

“I feel that now the organisation can continue on its positive trajectory without me; and I can now focus on me and my young family.”

The City now has five months to adopt the 2018-19 budget and new Corporate Business Plan and Strategic Community Plan, and on-boarding of the new Acting Director Development Services while the current director takes seven months paternity leave before Mr Kosova leaves.

Mayor Emma Cole said Mr Kosova had “great passion, good humour and smarts”.

“We’ve enjoyed almost four years of Len at the helm of our administration, and councillors and I greatly value the cohesive and collegiate relationship we have built as Team Vincent,” she said.

“During this time together we have achieved real and meaningful change.

“Personally, I have thoroughly enjoyed working with Len and I will miss not only his strategic thinking and sound advice, but also his positivity and zany humour.”

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