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VALE Sir Eric Paul McClintock AO

CEDA is saddened to hear of the passing of long time CEDA supporter Sir Eric McClintock AO, aged 99.

CEDA Chief Executive, Melinda Cilento said Sir Eric is the father of current CEDA Chairman, Paul McClintock AO.

“We pass on our sincerest condolences to Paul and his family. 

Ms Cilento said Sir Eric was a Trustee of CEDA for many years and was an active supporter of CEDA over many decades. 

“He became involved with CEDA during its inception and establishment in 1960, and served on CEDA’s Executive Committee from the mid-60s alongside CEDA founder and then Chairman Sir Douglas Copland."

Sir Eric was a senior public servant and went on to serve on various Boards, most notably as Chairman of Woolworths from 1980-87.
 

About CEDA

CEDA – the Committee for Economic Development of Australia – is an independent, not-for-profit membership organisation.

We identify policy issues that matter for Australia’s future. We work to drive policies that deliver better economic, social and environmental outcomes for Australia. We deliver on our purpose by: Leveraging insights from our members to identify and understand the most important issues Australia faces. Facilitating collaboration and idea sharing to invoke imaginative, innovative and progressive policy solutions. Providing a platform to stimulate thinking, raise new ideas and debate critical and challenging issues. Influencing decision makers in government, business and the community by delivering objective information and expert analysis and advocating in support of our positions. CEDA's membership spans every state and territory and includes Australia's leading businesses, community organisations, government departments and academic institutions. The organisation was founded in 1960 by leading economist Sir Douglas Copland, and his legacy of applying economic analysis to practical problems to aid the development of Australia continues as we celebrate 60 years of influence, reform and impact across the nation.;