Margaret Kennedy Announced New Chair of the Loreto Ministries Board
Loreto Australia and South East Asia Province Leader, Sr Wendy Hildebrand ibvm has announced Margaret Kennedy as the new Chair of the Loreto Ministries Board. Former student of Loreto Toorak, Margaret brings extensive business and leadership knowledge to the role, and we look forward to her valued contribution.
Statement from the Loreto Australia and South East Asia Province Leader, Sr Wendy Hildebrand ibvm:
I am delighted to announce Margaret Kennedy as the new Chair of the Loreto Ministries Board replacing the inaugural Chair, Justice Peter Garling, who served on the Board for four years.
Margaret was educated at Loreto Toorak (1975-80), Westridge Girls School in California, USA and Melbourne University where she studied Commerce.
Margaret has held several leadership positions within Australia and internationally. As the General Manager of a number of leading companies and CEO of the ASX listed Viva Energy REIT, Margaret has had extensive commercial and operational business experience including management, consumer relations and marketing roles. She has undertaken leadership programmes at INSEAD Singapore and the Company Directors Programme at the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Margaret is married to Mark with two university aged children.
Margaret brings to the role her many Loreto connections as a past student and past parent of a daughter at Loreto Toorak (2007 – 2015). Her volunteering and extracurricular activities have supported her children, through the Loreto Toorak Parents Rowing Association and the Xavier College Parents Rowing Association.
Margaret is currently a member of the Loreto Province Finance Advisory Committee for Australia and South-East Asia and Chair of the Province Property Committee.
The Loreto province welcomes Margaret to this role and looks forward to working with her to further develop the educational, overseas development and social justice ministries of the Loreto Sisters and their colleagues.
Wendy Hildebrand ibvm
Feature Image: Margaret Kennedy