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Kim Taranto Appointed ISSA Oceania Manager

January 10, 2017 Kim Taranto Appointed ISSA Oceania Manager

Further cementing its commitment to the Australian market, ISSA has appointed Kim Taranto Oceania Manager.

Previously managing editor of INCLEAN and INCLEAN New Zealand magazines, Taranto has been heavily involved in the Australasian cleaning and hygiene industry for more than five years.

Taranto has taken a lead role in working with various industry associations, lobby groups, and stakeholders in the Australian cleaning and hygiene sector, in addition to managing multiple publications and coordinating website content, industry trade shows, and education programs.

“A well-respected leader in the local industry, Taranto brings the right skills and forward thinking to direct ISSA’s membership and benefit initiatives,” said Dianna Steinbach, ISSA Director of Europe, Middle East, Africa/Director of Oceania. “We are confident that she will engender closer relationships with industry suppliers, distributors, contract services’ providers, and in-house services’ providers toward ISSA’s goals of bringing the industry closer together to foster greater opportunities for our members and their customers.”

Taranto will be based in Sydney, Australia, and will initially focus on building ISSA’s national Australian business.

“I am delighted to join the ISSA team. The organization is very highly regarded internationally and well recognized for its excellent quality services and products, which include events and an ever-expanding educational portfolio,” Taranto said.

In addition to accessing a global network of peers, suppliers, and solutions, ISSA member benefits in the Oceania region include local networking events, a variety of sales and operations tools and resources, a comprehensive video and article library, and much more.

Organizations interested in joining ISSA or getting involved in its local activities in Australia can contact Taranto at kimt@issa.com or +61 410 300 117.