Softball Australia appoints new Director to the Board

Softball Australia appoints new Director to the Board

Softball Australia are pleased to announce Melissa Hamilton as Director to the Board of Softball Australia.

With over 25 years of senior c-level executive experience in the customer care sector, culminating in the role of CEO and Non-Executive Director of Stellar, Melissa is another strong appointment to the Board of Softball Australia.

Melissa has been a CEO and Director of a privately owned $200M business in the Business Process Outsourcing sector employing more than 4000 employees across Australia, Asia and the USA.

John Hollingsworth, Chairman of the Softball Australia Board said this addition will further enhance Softball Australia’s position on the Australian sporting landscape.

“As CEO, Melissa has guided private sector, not-for-profit and government organisations to improve customer loyalty and optimise productivity. She has an immense depth of experience across Australia, Asia and the USA,” said Hollingsworth.

“She navigated Stellar through market commoditisation, removed key customer dependencies and built an award-winning culture.

“The Softball Australia Board looks forward to working with her moving forward.”

Significantly, Melissa’s appointment to the Board of Softball Australia takes the number of Directors to a total of nine with six female Directors.

“I’ve been impressed with the direction Softball Australia has taken over the last 12 months both commercially and at a grassroots level,” said Hamilton.

“I’m looking forward to joining the rest of the Softball Australia Board and help continue the momentum the sport has gathered.”

Melissa brings to the Board and softball in Australia senior executive and stakeholder management experience, high level of governance and senior leadership qualities at an integral time for the sport.