Ms. Helen Hovenga Joins Telix as Chief People Officer

4 August 2021 – Corporate Spotlight | Telix announces the appointment of Ms. Helen Hovenga in the role of Chief People Officer.

Telix is delighted to announce that Ms. Helen Hovenga has joined the Telix executive team in the role of Chief People Officer.

Helen joins Telix from the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre where she was Executive Director of People and Culture, overseeing 3,500 health practitioners and research employees. Helen brings over 25 years’ experience in global human resources and business, gained across large multinationals, private equity firms, and ASX listed companies. Her sector experience spans public health, finance, manufacturing, mining, automotive and retail, with household names including Afterpay, Coles, Mars, Myer, Newcrest, Toyota and VicSuper.

Helen holds a Master of Business (HR) from Charles Sturt University; a Graduate Diploma in HR Management and Industrial Relations from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) and a Bachelor of Arts, Double Major in Psychology and Politics from Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne.

On joining Telix, Ms. Hovenga stated, “It is with great excitement that I join Telix. The Board, the Executive and the whole team are truly inspirational people. With Values of innovation, passion and collaboration, I look forward to being a part of such a purpose-driven organisation on its journey to help patients with cancer live longer, better quality lives.” 

Telix CEO, Dr. Christian Behrenbruch added, “On behalf of the global team, I am delighted to welcome Helen to Telix. Her broad experience in HR, combined with deep commercial understanding, makes her the ideal candidate to help us realise our global ambitions as a high performing business built on a successful and thriving employee culture.”

We welcome Helen to the Telix team, as we work to deliver on the promise of nuclear medicine.

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