Three New Directors To Join Global Ageing Network Board in 2018

The Global Ageing Network is pleased to announce that Stephen Cornelissen, Laetitia Daufenbach and Judy Martin will be joining our Board of Directors in January 2018.

Adjunct Professor Stephen Cornelissen is Group Chief Executive Officer of Mercy Health in Richmond, Australia. He has 25 years experience in the health and aged care industry in Australia and New Zealand. Since Stephen’s appointment as CEO, Mercy Health has grown significantly. The organization has expanded its aged care operations into Western Australia and Queensland, and acquired 14 more homes in Victoria. Stephen is recognized internationally for his expertise in organizational performance development and strategic leadership, and, in 2016 was named CEO of Year by The CEO Magazine’s Executive of the Year Awards.

Based in Paris, France, Laetitia Daufenbach is Senior Vice President, head of Strategic Planning and Projects and a member of Sodexo’s Global Seniors Executive Committee. In her current role, she defines Sodexo’s Global Segment’s strategic plan based on mega trends, market and competitor analyses, harnessing a thorough knowledge and awareness of strengths and opportunities within the field. With family origins in France, Norway and Portugal, Laetitia brings a diverse, multicultural background to her global role.

Judy Martin holds a key executive role as Director SAGE International Program Manager and Industry Liaison Manager (Seniors Living) at ThomsonAdsett in South Brisbane, Australia.  She commenced her career as registered nurse and holds more than 20 years clinical experience in various areas of health including management of a day surgery (operating theatre), Indigenous Health and Aged Care Management. She has extensive national and international links in the field of aged care and is a recognized and well-respected contributor to the field.

We are excited to have Stephen, Judy and Laetitia joining our leadership as we continue to support and strengthen the global aged care network and the communities we serve!