Petroccitto to be national regulator's new CEO

A Senior Queensland Transport public servant with IT experience gains the top NHVR role

Petroccitto to be national regulator's new CEO
NHVR has a replacement for Richard Hancock

Sal Petroccitto is the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator’s (NHVR) new CEO.

He replaces Richard Hancock who resigned in March due to family health reasons.

Petroccitto comes from the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads and currently represents the Queensland Government on the NHVR Project Implementation board and the board for Transport Certification Australia.

He has been responsible for the development of key strategic policies and strategies for the state’s transport system and has overall coordination of the state’s multi-modal freight policy agenda.

An experienced public servant who also spent three and a half years with software firm InfoMaster, Petroccitto has worked closely with the industry and stakeholders in delivering an efficient and effective transport system and improved supply chain outcomes.

With qualifications in management, the built environment and urban and regional planning, he brings an extensive knowledge of heavy vehicle regulation.

Petroccito will start in his new role on May 19.

NHVR Acting CEO and Chief Financial Officer Melinda Bailey replaced Hancock upon his departure.

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