Doutta Galla Welcomes New CEO Glenn Rappensberg

Ms. Vanda Iaconese with new CEO Mr. Glenn Rappensberg

Doutta Galla Aged Care Services Limited (Doutta Galla) is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Glenn Rappensberg as its new Chief Executive Officer, who commenced 8 January 2024. Glenn brings a wealth of experience, both clinical and administrative, from across the spectrum of human services. He is dedicated to achieving the highest standards of care within aged care given the significant reform process currently underway and his leadership will be instrumental in guiding Doutta Galla through this period of exciting change and development to ensure continued excellence.

Seasoned Leader with Depth and Insight
Boasting 35 years in the human services sector, Glenn’s expertise as a CEO spans health, disability, and community service environments, including local government. His impressive track record within the research community, coupled with his deep understanding of funding and regulations at all levels, positions him exceptionally well to navigate the evolving landscape of aged care.

Building on a Legacy of Excellence
“I’m honoured and thrilled to join Doutta Galla,” said Glenn. “This organisation has a rich history of providing exceptional care to all, regardless of background, and I’m committed to building upon that legacy.”
Glenn acknowledges the outstanding leadership of Ms. Vanda Iaconese and expresses his commitment to upholding the organisation’s core values of accessibility, inclusivity, and compassionate care.

Passionate about Collaboration and Progress
“My passion for Doutta Galla’s mission and the potential I see is deeply personal,” he continued. “Joining this team allows me to connect with my Melbourne family and align my professional values with personal aspirations.”Glenn recognises the challenges and opportunities ahead, including the implementation of the Rights-Based Aged Care Act and the new Aged Care Quality Standards. He assures the community that Doutta Galla will actively engage in these changes and strive to exceed expectations.

“Change brings opportunity,” said Glenn. “Together, with my depth of experience and the combined expertise of the Doutta Galla team, we will navigate these challenges, uphold our values, and continue to make a positive impact on the lives of those we serve.”

Glenn looks forward to collaborating with the team and welcomes their insights in shaping the future of Doutta Galla. He believes in the collective strength of the organisation and its commitment to remaining a beacon of compassion, care, and community for years to come.

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