Mr Lawrence Zammit will be appointed as Chairman of Malta Enterprise and Malta Industrial Parks Limited, while Dr Sue Vella will be appointed as Chief Executive Officer.
Both appointments will take effect as from 12 May 2012.
Mr Zammit is a founding partner of MISCO, the marketing research and HR consulting firm with operations in Malta and Cyprus. He has held a number of public appointments, including past chairman of the Malta Development Corporation. He has also been chairman of the Employment and Training Corporation, Malta international Airport and Air Malta. He was also actively involved in the setting up of Malta Enterprise.
Dr Sue Vella joined Malta Enterprise as Chief Operations Officer in March 2010. Prior to joining Malta Enterprise, Dr. Vella was Chief Executive Officer at the Employment and Training Corporation, while also serving as Vice President of the Employment Committee in Brussels and Chair of its technical group. She has worked in public sector consultancy and in various policy fields, also serving on a number of public sector boards and committees including vocational education, housing, social welfare and pension reform.
Minister of Finance, the Economy and Investment Tonio Fenech expressed his appreciation towards the work of outgoing Chairman Alan Camilleri while expressing confidence that Mr Zammit's and Dr Vella's experience in working with different industrial sectors will ensure that Malta Enterprise continues to build on the positive results achieved over the past years in terms of attracting foreign direct investment to Malta and in supporting the continuous development and growth of Maltese industry and enterprise.