Richard Van Breda has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Queensland Government owned electricity generator Stanwell Corporation Limited.


Mr Van Breda will have overall responsibility for Rockhampton's Stanwell Power Station, Stanwell's Rockhampton office and other power-generation sites in Far North Queensland, Mount Isa, at Ipswich and near Kingaroy in the South Burnett.


He has been the Acting Chief Executive Officer of Stanwell since January 2012, having joined Stanwell in 2002.  He was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2005. He joined Tarong Energy as Chief Financial Officer in 2008 and was appointed in that position at Stanwell in 2011, following the restructure of the Queensland Government owned electricity generators.