Navitas directors have recommended shareholders accept an increased $2.1 billion takeover proposal by a consortium that includes its founder and former chief executive, Rod Jones, who says the new ownership would boost the company's prospects .
Wayne Martin has been appointed as chair of the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, Western Australia’s second largest research institution, as well as not for profit Parkerville Children and Youth Care.
Melbourne-based executive Lisa Rodgers has been appointed director general of the Department of Education, making her the fifth woman to be appointed to a director general role in Western Australia this year.
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The board of Navitas has rebuffed a $2 billion takeover offer from a consortium of investors, which includes co-founder Rod Jones, saying the deal is well below its valuation of the education services company.
Premier Mark McGowan and StudyPerth chair Rod Jones this morning launched a new strategy to attract international students to Western Australia, with Mr Jones throwing out a challenge to the sector to turn the strategy into action.
Shares in Perth-based education services provider Navitas closed 21.8 per cent higher today after the company received an indicative takeover proposal from consortium that includes founder and director Rod Jones.