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Kirat Kaur

Kirat Kaur is the editorial researcher, supporting the editorial team, at Business News. She collects Book of Lists, BNIQ, Corporate Finance and Directors Interests data, and assists the journalists in their research for features and articles. She has previously worked in media and publishing in Singapore, and the not-for-profit sector in Canada.

kirat.kaur@businessnews.com.au

Healy to chair Decmil

Decmil Group has appointed Bill Healy as its next chairman, to replace Giles Everist who is stepping down after five years in the role.

Hasluck to chair art gallery board

Nicholas Hasluck will be the next chair of the Art Gallery of WA board.

New VC for ECU

Edith Cowan University has appointed Steve Chapman as its new vice-chancellor, to replace eight-year veteran Kerry Cox.Professor Chapman has been the principal and vice-chancellor of Heriot-Watt Unive

Malone to advise Market Eye

Former iiNet boss and 40under40 winner Michael Malone has joined the advisory board of specialist investor relations advisory firm Market Eye.

Seven new partners for Deloitte Perth

Deloitte has promoted six new partners in its Perth office, and transferred a seventh from Adelaide, following a 6.5 per cent increase in the accounting firm's national revenue to $1.16 billion for th

New CEOs for Ramelius, Legacy

Ramelius Resources will appoint chief operating officer Mark Zeptner to succeed retiring managing director Ian Gordon when he steps down in June after seven years with the gold miner.

Garret Dixon joins Watpac board

Former Gindalbie Metals boss Garret Dixon has joined Watpac as a non-executive director, signaling the company’s interest in building up the Perth-headquartered mining contracting division of its busi

Forrest tips a further $11m into FMG

Andrew Forrest has purchased a further 2 million shares in Fortescue Metals Group at a cost of $10.99 million, further cementing his position as the biggest wealth creator in Western Australia.

Bowler in Beadell selldown

Beadell Resources managing director Peter Bowler has sold $2.8 million of shares on-market, to finance the acquisition of a property and to pay income tax liabilities.

Reed’s Tonkin moves to Silver Lake

Former Reed Resources and Mount Gibson Iron boss Luke Tonkin has joined Silver Lake Resources as director of operations, from today.

Dalgleish adds $4m to RCR

The strong growth in RCR Tomlinson's share price has delivered windfall gains for chief executive Paul Dalgleish, who exercised another batch of share options today.

Dalgleish ups stake in RCR

RCR Tomlinson managing director Paul Dalgleish has added over $6 million worth of shares to his stake in the engineering firm, through the exercise of options and the conversion of performance rights.

AHG’s Howson in $7.8m selldown

Automotive Holdings Group managing director Bronte Howson has sold two million shares in the company, raising a total of $7.76 million.

New CFOs at Calibre, Seven Group

Calibre Group and Seven Group Holdings have appointed new chief financial officers today, with both being former executives at engineering contractor Downer EDI.

Perron inducted into Hall of Fame

Perth property magnate Stan Perron is one of three Australian property industry leaders inducted into the Property Hall of Fame this year.

Lock wins agribusiness award

Craig Mostyn Group chief executive officer David Lock has been named Agribusiness Leader of the Year at the NAB Agribusiness Awards for Excellence, organised by Monash University Gippsland.

Geisler replaces Fitzpatrick at Waste Authority

Marcus Geisler has been appointed as chairman of WA’s Waste Authority for a two-year term, to replace outgoing chair Peter Fitzpatrick.

Labor announces 2013 candidates

UnionsWA secretary Simone McGurk and former television journalist Reece Whitby are among 33 WA Labor Party candidates announced last night who will stand for Lower House seats at the 2013 state electi

South Boulder raises stakes

SOUTH Boulder Mines directors Liam Cornelius, David Hughes and Terrence Grammer have chipped in to help complete a successful $10 million capital raising for the gold, nickel and potash explorer.

Governor’s new gong

MALCOLM McCusker, Noel Ashcroft and Jeanette Hacket were among the prominent Western Australians honoured for their achievements and contributions with an Order of Australia last week.

Jones, Cronin on honours list

George Jones, Bob Cronin and Douglas Paling are among 24 Western Australians whose achievements have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday honours list.

Reprieve for mining hall of fame

FORMER state resources minister Peter Jones has been appointed as chair of the Australian Prospectors and Miners Hall of Fame, which was given a new lease of life last week when 11th-hour membership pledges saved the financially strapped facility from clo

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Seven new partners for Deloitte Perth

Deloitte has promoted six new partners in its Perth office, and transferred a seventh from Adelaide, following a 6.5 per cent increase in the accounting firm's national revenue to $1.16 billion for th

Healy to chair Decmil

Decmil Group has appointed Bill Healy as its next chairman, to replace Giles Everist who is stepping down after five years in the role.

New VC for ECU

Edith Cowan University has appointed Steve Chapman as its new vice-chancellor, to replace eight-year veteran Kerry Cox.Professor Chapman has been the principal and vice-chancellor of Heriot-Watt Unive

Garret Dixon joins Watpac board

Former Gindalbie Metals boss Garret Dixon has joined Watpac as a non-executive director, signaling the company’s interest in building up the Perth-headquartered mining contracting division of its busi

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Jones, Cronin on honours list

George Jones, Bob Cronin and Douglas Paling are among 24 Western Australians whose achievements have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday honours list.