BENDIGO TAFE has appointed a new interim chief executive.
Peter Coyne succeeds Maria Simpson in the position.
Bendigo TAFE chairwoman Margaret O’Rourke said the board was looking forward to working with Mr Coyne.
"We have valued Maria's leadership through a challenging period of reform that affected the entire TAFE sector, and we are excited about the change management skills Peter brings to our organisation as we now move into a new commercial phase,”she said.
"Peter was born and educated in Bendigo, and spent his early career in education here.
“He is an experienced teacher who has gone on to build a corporate career at Crown Ltd as a senior member of its executive.”
Ms O'Rourke said Mr Coyne's experience made him well-suited to the position.
She said she looked forward to working with Mr Coyne .