Three CEO’s appointed by Cabinet for MFAT, SLC and MWTI

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Cabinet has approved the appointment of three Chief Executive Officers to lead their respective Ministries for the next three years.

The appointments include one new CEO while the remaining two Chief Executives will continue in office.

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE

Peseta Noumea Simi has been reappointed to continue as Chief Executive Officer.

With 40 years of service, Peseta started her public service in 1979 with the Prime Minister’s Office and then in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Ministry of Finance for many years.

In 2015, Peseta was first appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of New England and this will be her third term in office.

SAMOA LAND CORPORATION

Ulugia Petelo Kavesi will continue as the Managing Director of the Samoa Land Corporation for the next three years, Cabinet has approved.

Ulugia is a dual Master’s degree holder from the University of the South Pacific.

He holds a Master of Arts in Development Studies and a Master of Business Administration. Ulugia’s 30 years of public service include employment with the Samoa Tourism Authority and Samoa Accident Compensation Corporation.

This will be Ulugia’s third term as the Managing Director of Samoa Land Corporation..

MINISTRY OF WORKS, TRANSPORT AND INFRASTRUCTURE

Cabinet has approved the appointment of Fui Tupai Mau Simanu as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of Works, Transport, and Infrastructure (MWTI).

Fui holds a Master in Engineering Management from the University of Technology Sydney, Australia.

Fui has served Samoa for 28 years and started as a senior lecturer at the former Samoa Polytechnic.

He is a former Chief Engineer with the Electric Power Corporation (EPC) for over 10 years.