Statement from the Board of Bendigo Health
Thursday, August 10, 2017
The Board met
yesterday afternoon to consider the employment of John Mulder as CEO of Bendigo
unanimously resolved to terminate Mr Mulder’s contract of employment with
Mr Mulder has
been notified in writing of the Board’s decision earlier this morning.
Accordingly Mr. Mulder has now ceased to be an employee of Bendigo
The Board has
afforded Mr Mulder due process and procedural fairness in reaching this
We will not
be releasing further public information about this matter- Bendigo Health does
not publicly release employment files of former employees.
Health, today marks the beginning of a new phase in the evolution of our health
centrepiece is undoubtedly the new $630m Bendigo hospital, our work serves the
needs of more than 300 000 Victorians throughout the Loddon Mallee region.
will immediately commence the search for a new CEO to guide the service into
takes this opportunity to recognise and thank Peter Faulkner, who has so
capably led Bendigo Health through a complex and extremely challenging period
as acting Chief Executive Officer as we have settled into the new hospital.
has invaluable knowledge as a result of being the Executive Director of Bendigo
Hospital Project and Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer. This placed Mr
Faulkner in the unique position of deeply understanding the project in the
early stages of settling in to the new Hospital.
thanks all Bendigo Health staff, volunteers and our communities for their