Four more years for CSIRO boss Larry Marshall

Larry Marshall was hired to make changes at CSIRO, and that’s just what he’s achieving. Despite staff upset during industrial negotiations, he’s been given time to see out the mission to make the organisation a national innovation catalyst.

Marshall will continue to lead the organisation until at least June 30, 2020.

Marshall’s re-appointment demonstrates the CSIRO board’s confidence in his ability to execute its plan to become “Australia’s innovation catalyst” over the next four years, according to the organisation’s chair David Thodey:

“Our task as Australia’s Innovation Catalyst is great, but if we get this right we will help Australia navigate a world that is changing rapidly and ensure our country is sustainable and prosperous well into the future.

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