New St Vincent’s-Mater head
He will succeed the present chairman, Peter Joseph, in September.
Mr Curtis has been a member of the board since its inception in 2001.
He was deputy chairman of the Mater Hospital, North Sydney, before the Mater’s incorporation within the Sisters of Charity Health Service.
Tony Killen, chairman of the board of the Sisters of Charity Health Service, announced the appointment and paid tribute to Mr Joseph’s “outstanding contribution to the Sisters of Charity Health Service over the last 16 years”.
Peter Joseph was a board member and then chairman of St Vincent’s Hospital, the inaugural chairman of St Vincent’s and Mater Health Sydney and a member of the national board of the Sisters of Charity Health Service.
The congregational leaders of the Sisters of Charity and the Sisters of Mercy, Sr Elizabeth Dodds and Sr Jennifer Ryan, have approved the new appointment.
St Vincent’s and Mater Health Sydney operates St Vincent’s Hospital and St Vincent’s Private Hospital, the Sacred Heart Hospice, the Mater Hospital and associated medical research and community health services.