The County of Brant will be appointing Darryl Lee as its interim Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), starting Monday, November 28, 2022.
Lee, a resident of Paris, Ontario, has 33 years in public service and an impressive background in municipal government holding managerial positions at the City of Hamilton and ultimately the Chief Administrative Officer position at the City of Brantford.
His colleagues at the City of Brantford noted he is well known for his good nature, calm disposition, and excellent leadership skills.
“We are thrilled to welcome Darryl to the County of Brant team,” said Mayor David Bailey. “We are thankful he will serve during the interim period as the recruitment for a permanent Chief Administrative Officer commences.”
Reporting to County Council, the Chief Administrative Officer is the County’s senior executive manager, overseeing all departments.
“I am so pleased Mr. Lee has accepted the position of Interim CAO and I will be here to support him over the coming weeks as he settles into this role,” noted Michael Bradley, outgoing Chief Administrative Officer. “The County is in very good hands.”
Although Darryl Lee begins his role on Monday November 28, 2022, Council will officially appoint him at the following Council meeting on Tuesday, November 29, 2022.