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August 17, 2022

AARNet Board extends Chris Hancock’s contract as CEO for three years

Sydney, Australia - 17 August 2022. The Board of AARNet (Australia’s Academic and Research Network) today announced the extension of Chris Hancock AM’s contract as Chief Executive Officer to 1 July 2025.

“I am delighted to announce that the Board has extended Chris’s contract,” said Chair of the AARNet Board Professor Emeritus Ian O’Connor AC. “Chris’s energy and enthusiasm for our company, coupled with the exciting strategic initiatives he is already advancing, made it both a logical step, and an optimal choice, for the Board to extend his term as CEO. I am very pleased that Chris has accepted this extension and look forward to AARNet’s continued development under his leadership.”

“I am very proud of how we have grown and developed AARNet to meet the changing needs of Australia’s research and education sector,” said AARNet CEO Chris Hancock AM. “It’s a privilege to work with such a talented team of people who are dedicated to the AARNet mission and I am very grateful for the Board’s support.”

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