Happy New Year from Kieser
After almost nine years at the helm of Kieser as Managing Director and the past six months as Executive Chairman, Tony Smith is delighted to announce the appointment of Brett Long as Managing Director effective as of the 1st January 2019.
In confirming Brett’s new role Tony said, "Brett has been with the team at Kieser for over six years and has proven himself across all areas of the business. He joined Kieser in the role of senior physiotherapist and soonstepped up to Centre Manager at Brighton before taking on the role of Regional Manager-Victoria. In 2016 Brett was appointed as General Manager of the group, responsible for the day to day operations of all centres and in mid 2018 he was stepped into the breach as Acting Managing Director as I underwent knee surgery. Over the past decade we have established a strong platform for growth, primarily based around the development of our people. An enthusiastic and professional leader, Brett is ideally qualified to direct the energies of our team as we embark uponour next phase of growth.”
Looking to the future Brett had the following to say, “Our mission at Kieseris to Build A Stronger Australia. To do this we are striving to give as many Australian's as possible access to our services and model of care. We were thrilled that the opening of four centres in 2018 has taken us a step closer to achieving this. To our loyal clients, friends, corporate partners and of course Kieser team members, thank you for your involvement in 2018.
We are excited to have you on board for our journey into 2019. Our aim is to continue to improve our services to further meet your health needs. We are working on a number of initiatives, including further research studies, evidence-based care programs and the introduction of new technologies, which you will see in your local centre in 2019. It is a really exciting time ahead and we look forward to filling you in on our plans in future newsletters. Thank you all for placing such a high priority on your health and for your support of Kieser. From all of us in the Kieser team we wish everyone a healthy and strong year and we hope to see you in training soon!"
With Brett as Managing Director, Tony will focus on the role of Chairman continuing to provide strategic direction and oversight to the group.