17 Sep 12 Appointment of Full-time Second Commissioner to the ATO
In media release No 2012/101, issued 14 September 2012, the Assistant Treasurer and Minister Assisting for Deregulation, David Bradbury, announced the appointment of Mr Geoff Leeper as a full-time Second Commissioner to the ATO for a seven-year period.
Mr Leeper is currently Deputy Secretary at the Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport - a position he has held since February 2011. Prior to this, Mr Leeper held senior positions in the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, the Department of Human Services, and Medicare Australia.
The Assistant Treasurer said that Mr Leeper is replacing Mr David Butler who resigned from his position earlier in the year. Mr Leeper will be starting his appointment in early October 2012.