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Board Moves - April 20 2016

Ernest Massawe has resigned as a director of Swala Energy. Mr Massawe has been a non-executive director of the company since its incorporation in early 2013.        

Board Moves April 14-19 2016

John McGloin and Alex Davidson, who were formerly directors of Amara Mining, have been appointed as non executive directors of Perseus Mining.  

Simply Wall St tops Techboard rank

Perth-founded stock investing platform Simply Wall St has been ranked as Techboard's top startup for the past fortnight, making it the first ever company to have topped the ranking twice after having previously topped the list in December last year.

Cancer Council WA launches its afternoon tea fund raiser

The Cancer Council WA has launched its 2016 Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, urging businesses to help reach $1.7 million this year. 

Black Swan announces new artistic director

The Black Swan State Theatre Company has announced that Clare Watson will succeed outgoing artistic director Kate Cherry when Ms Cherry leaves the company at the end of the year

Board Moves - April 7-13 2016

Amy Fink has been appointed as company secretary of Black Mountain Resources. Ms Fink replaces Jane Flegg as company secretary.  

New partner at Gilbert + Tobin

Philip Edmands has been appointed as partner to the Perth office of Gilbert + Tobin, effective 1 June 2016.

OPS Australia appoints general manager

Paul Glass has been appointed as general manager at OPS Australia. Mr Glass has extensive international and local telecommunications experience.

AICD appoints deputy chairman

Gene Tilbrook has been appointed as deputy chairman of Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Oceania Power & Solutions appoints sales & technical manager

Greg Honisett has been appointed to the position of sales & technical manager at Oceania Power & Solutions.

Asterisk appoints information security consultants

Mike Loss and Daniel Marsh have been appointed as information security consultants at Asterisk Information Security.

Board Moves April 5-6 2016

Michael Hutchinson has resigned as a director of Greenland Minerals and Energy.

Rider Levett Bucknall – Board Changes

Alastair McMichael has stepped down as managing director of Rider Levett Bucknall Perth office, after 30 years with the group.

SJGHS appoints head nurse

Cynthia Dowell has been appointed to the role of group director nursing at St John of God Health Care.

BDO announces new partner

Neil Smith has been appointed as partner in the audit team of BDO. Prior to this, Mr Smith was a partner with Deloitte Perth for nearly six years.

Richmond Wellbeing appoints CEO

Neil Guard has been appointed as chief executive officer of Richmond Wellbeing. Until July 2015, Mr Guard was executive director of the Drug and Alcohol Office WA, a role he played for seven years.

Board Moves March 29 – April 4 2016

Emma Walczak has been appointed as joint company secretary of Tanga Resources.  

Board Moves – March 21-24 2016

Boyd Timler has been appointed as the chief executive officer of Medusa Mining.

WA Deaf Society – Board Appointments

WA Deaf Society has appointed Millie Richmond-Scott as a board member and Gerry Rayner as its new deputy chair.

Emirates appoints WA manager

Former The Walshe Group national sales manager, South African Airways Gary Hilt has joined Emirates as regional manager, Western Australia.

Board Moves March 16-18 2016

Geoff Acton has been appointed as interim non-executive director of Antaria.

Fairclough joins APPEA board

Chevron Australia general manager, policy, government & public affairs Peter Fairclough has been appointed a director of the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association.

DLA Piper – Appointment

Shane Murphy has been appointed as special counsel to the Perth offices of DLA Piper.

Activ Foundation appoints new CEO and managing director

Danielle Newport has been appointed as the new chief executive officer and managing director of Activ Foundation, commencing on April 1, 2016.

Wray promoted to Craig Mostyn CEO

Craig Mostyn Group has appointed Mark Wray as chief executive. Mr Wray has served the agribusiness group as chief financial officer since 2010.

Board Moves March 14-15 2016

Piers Lewis has been appointed as a non-executive director to the board of Hawkley Oil & Gas.

Board Moves March 9-11 2016

Ian Burston will retire from NRW Holdings once a suitable appointment is made to the board.

40under40 2016 Category Winners

This article profiles five 40under40 winners who also won awards as the best in their respective categories.

BHP Billiton – Appointment

Kirsten Rose has been appointed as senior manager low emissions technology at BHP Billiton.

Parmelia Hilton Perth – Appointment

Liezil Slabbert has been appointed as Meeting Incentives Conferences Events (MICE) sales manager at Parmelia Hilton Perth.

Board Moves March 3-8 2016

Michael van Uffelen has been appointed as a non-executive director of Dragon Energy.



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