McGrath to 'focus on strengths' after appointing new CEO

Industry thought leader John McGrath has appointed a new chief executive as he looks to devote more energy towards growth and innovation of the ASX-listed real estate and mortgage group.

In a trading update, McGrath Limited named Cameron Judson as the company’s new joint CEO.

Mr Judson joins founder John McGrath as joint chief executive officer of McGrath Limited, leading the company as it continues its rapid growth path in key Australian markets.

He has previously enjoyed a successful executive career with Chandler Macleod Group, Chubb Security and TNT Express. In his most recent role as chief executive officer of Chandler MacLeod Group Limited, Mr Judson led the strategy development, transformation, diversification and growth of the business to create one of the leading HR services organisations in Australasia.

Commenting on the appointment, McGrath founder and now joint CEO John McGrath said Mr Judson brings a wealth of professional services industry experience to the group, as well as a proven track record as the CEO of a listed company with $1.4 billion in revenue.

“We are extremely excited about working together, and drawing on the new perspectives Cameron brings to the company,” he said.

“This appointment will allow me to focus my efforts and energy on my strengths, including our people, brand, innovation and growth strategies. With decades of successful real estate experience available to him within the existing management team ,we know this will be an effective combination.”

Mr Judson said he was delighted to be joining Mr McGrath and the team.

“I’m looking forward to working alongside this already talented management team to assist them in growing what I believe to be the most exciting real estate brand in Australasia into the future.”

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