The District of Summerland is pleased to announce that Anthony Haddad has been hired as the new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) effective August 20, 2019.
Anthony brings over 10 years of senior management experience in both local government, post-secondary and private sector roles. He will be leaving his position with the City of Penticton as their Director of Development Services with a portfolio that includes Economic Development, Planning and Land Use, Bylaw Services, Land Management and Development Infrastructure. Anthony holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Urban & Regional Planning) degree.
“We are excited and looking forward to having Anthony join the Summerland team”, said Mayor Toni Boot. “Council and staff completed a rigorous interview process and are confident Anthony is a good fit for Summerland. His knowledge, diverse experience and leadership skills will help to move Council’s vision and priorities forward.”
Anthony grew up in Melbourne, Australia and started his planning career there in 1999. His career then took him to Alberta where he continued in local government with Fort McMurray and the City of Calgary. In 2009 Anthony became the Director of Development Services with the City of Penticton. Anthony also worked for two years at UBC Okanagan as their Director of Campus Planning and Development.
“This is a great opportunity for me to bring my knowledge, innovation and community building skills to Summerland”, said Anthony Haddad. “I am excited to work with Mayor and Council and District staff to be part of the future success of Summerland.”
Anthony and his family reside in Penticton.