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Nicole Spratt appointed Netball Northern Zone Chief Executive

Netball Northern Zone has appointed Nicole Spratt as its new chief executive.

Spratt is currently State Manager and second in command to the CEO at Gymnastics Australia, and has an extensive background in the commercial environment gained through a variety of senior roles within the Banking and Finance sector. She also brings experience on not-for-profit boards, including eight years as the Finance Director of one of Melbourne’s largest Netball Associations.

Zone Chair Dianne McAteer says the Board is excited about having a fresh perspective, and were impressed with Spratt’s demonstrated ability to lead change within challenging stakeholder environments through disciplined strategic planning, and strong communication skills.

“As Netball continues to compete for participants in our increasingly busy lives, and also to compete for the financial resources required to develop our great game, a fresh perspective will be invaluable to us as we develop our strategic plan for the next five year period,” McAteer said.

A keen supporter of many sports, Spratt says she is excited about joining Netball Northern.

“I am excited about bringing my commercial skills to a sport that I am passionate about.I have a keen interest in mentoring and strongly believe in the value of sport in developing great people and great communities,” Spratt said.

Spratt will commence her new role on Monday 11 September, 2017.