The AFL Central Victoria Commission is delighted to announce the appointment of Dennis Bice as the new AFL Central Victoria Operations and Bendigo Football Netball League Manager.
Dennis brings a wealth of talent and sporting knowledge to the role. He has strong governance and a clear focus on leadership and building a strong, committed and diverse team.
Dennis has a very comprehensive business background at Executive level with the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank, although recently retired, he spent the last seven years heading up the bank’s retail business across Australia which is the largest business within the bank.
Dennis has worked closely on community activities including football and netball. He worked with Bendigo Council and a number of community interested parties with the Peter Jackson review on football in Central Victoria and on the engagement and working party for a very successful netball weekend bringing the Vixens and Adelaide Thunderbirds to Bendigo.
Dennis recently retired as President of the Bendigo Harness Racing Club where he was a committee member for 15 years and has also served on a number of committees with both community and sporting bodies.
In addition, Dennis is a Hall of Fame member for the Bendigo District Cricket Association.
AFL Central Victoria Regional General Manager, Carol Cathcart said Dennis a terrific addition to the AFL Central Victoria team.
“Dennis is a great person and a great leader. He is an extremely well respected member of the community. We should be all very excited about Dennis’ appointment and the qualities he will bring to the role and our region,” she said.
Dennis will commence his new position early in March.