A BENDIGO business man has been appointed to the Coliban Water board.
David Richardson, the chief executive of Strategem, will fill a position left vacant after the resignation of Andrew Skewes.
Minister for Water Peter Walsh said Mr Richardson had a strong connection to his local community and was a "highly skilled and experienced professional".
Mr Richardson is also the chair of the VECCI Small Business Council and Bendigo Professional Services Group of the City of Greater Bendigo. He is the deputy chair of the Bendigo Regional Advisory Board of La Trobe University and a member of the VECCI Executive Council and a community reference group.