ADIA is the peak business organisation representing manufacturers and suppliers of dental products. Our vision is for an industry that empowers oral health professionals to advance the health and wellbeing of all Australians...................... — ADIA Strategic Plan


ADIA Welcomes New CEO Kym De Britt

ADIA Welcomes New CEO Kym De Britt

3rd Dec 18

Summary —

The Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Kym De Britt as its new Chief Executive Officer. Mr De Britt will replace Mr Troy Williams who served as CEO of ADIA for almost nine years.

Key Issues For The Dental Industry —

Mr De Britt was selected as the new CEO by the ADIA Board of Directors given his prior experience as an Executive with the essential skills required for the role.

Ms Tanya McRae, ADIA National President, advised that Mr De Britt is an experienced and versatile Executive with a proven track record of building businesses and business culture through change management as well as proven leadership across a range of sectors.

Mr De Britt has earned a Master of Business Administration (HR), a Bachelor of Business Management (Finance), completed a Kaplan Norton Strategic Planning Course, and is an associate member of CPA Australia.

Through his education and previous experience, Mr De Britt proved to the ADIA Directors that he is more than fit for the task of taking the reigns as CEO of the ADIA and representing manufacturers and suppliers of innovative dental products.

Mr De Britt’s previous experience includes working as the General Manager, Chief Operating Officer, and Financial Manager at the Franchise Council of Australia, the Chief Executive Officer of Brazilian Butterfly Franchise Group, as well as the Melbourne Airport Manager for Jetstar.

Mr De Britt’s prior experience involves working in some challenging leadership roles, all of which involved a broad constituent base. Ms McRae advised that his experience in financial management, budgeting and reporting, staff management, and the running of events and conferences can only help to further build the dental industry.

Mr De Britt’s interests include coaching, competing, and training for triathlons. He also maintains a keen interest in Driver Training and motor racing. He is a Board Member of Triathlon Victoria and the METEC Driver Training Centre.

Mr De Britt commences the position of ADIA CEO on Monday, 3 December 2018.

Member Engagement —
ADIA provides leadership, strategy, advocacy and support. Our members set our agenda, fund our activities, and directly benefit from the results with the overall direction provided by the ADIA Board of Directors. 

Further information —

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Currency & Disclaimer —

This update was issued on 3 December 2018 and please note that changes in circumstances after the publication of material or information may impact upon its accuracy and also change regulatory compliance obligations. The statements, regulatory and technical information contained herein are believed to be accurate and are provided for information purposes only. Readers are responsible for assessing its relevance and verifying the accuracy of the content. To the fullest extent permitted by law, ADIA will not be liable for any loss, damage, cost or expense incurred in relation to or arising as a result of relying on the information presented here. 

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