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Data Action appoints Chief Financial Officer

In the last quarter of 2020, we had to the pleasure to once again partner the Nicola Burgess, Chief Executive and Melanie Seears, General Manager People & Culture of Data Action, in the search to appoint their new Chief Financial Officer.

Short listing some superb candidates for this role, it was Jason de Ross who has been appointed Data Action’s new Chief Financial Officer and General Manager Corporate Services.

With a strong background in strategy, risk, and capital management and in leading change and capability development, Jason has over 25 years corporate and operational experience in a variety of sectors including energy, resources, property, agriculture, and financial services (at Elders he was responsible for the corporate oversight of its banking and insurance businesses).

We congratulate Jason on his appointment

and look forward to continuing our long and positive relationship with Data Action.

Just last week, Nicola sent out the following email to the Data Action network:

Read the full media release here


Over the past to two years, Foley Durham has supported Data Action in five of their key Senior Leadership appointments, watch this clip.


About DA

Data Action (DA) is a specialist software and services provider to the alternate banking and financial services industry.   DA operates nationally with staff based in Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane and services a broad client base including customer owned banks, credit unions, neobanks and financial services membership organisations. 


Foley Durham continues to be an active partner in the finance and technology sectors in the appointments of C-suite level executives.

For a confidential discussion about your future C-Suite or Board requirements, please contact Foley Durham Managing Director, Jason Foley BCom MAICD on +61 405 181 882


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