Cindy Hook: The Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games organising committee has named American executive Cindy Hook as its first CEO. After speaking with 50 candidates over a six-month period, the organising committee made the announcement of the appointment.
CEO of 2032 Olympic organizing committee: Key Points
- Hook previously worked for the international professional services network in the U.S. and in Australia, moving to Sydney in 2009 to lead the auditing practice for six years before later becoming CEO of the Australian operation in 2015.
- Hook was based in Singapore as CEO of Deloitte Asia Pacific until June.
- In July of last year, Brisbane was chosen as the host city for the 2032 Olympic Games as part of a revised selection process that saw a small group of IOC members nominate and suggest host locations to the board.
- The Summer Olympics were twice held in Australia, in Melbourne in 1956 and Sydney in 2000.
- The organizing group for 2032 conducted its first board meeting in April and the countdown to the decade-long event began on July 23.
The Summer Olympics were twice hosted in Australia, once in Sydney in 2000 and once in Melbourne in 1956. On July 23, the 10-year countdown officially began after the 2032 organizing committee’s first board meeting in April.
Cindy Hook: About
- Cindy Hook is a successful entrepreneur who led Deloitte Asia Pacific from September 1, 2018, to May 31, 2022.
- From 2015 until 2018, she served as the company’s CEO in Australia.
- Hook was the first female CEO of one of Australia’s Big Four professional services companies.
- She was listed as one of the top five most powerful persons in consulting in the Australian Financial Review’s 2018 annual Power issue.