Northern Star Resources executive chairman Bill Beament has been handsomely rewarded for the gold miner’s strong performance over the past few years, with the recent exercising of three million performance rights.
Another flurry of substantial share transactions from directors of Perth-based ASX-listed companies have occurred recently following the release of annual results, with David Singleton, Elizabeth Gaines and Rodney Leonard among those involved in the largest deals.
Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce was Australia's highest-paid chief executive last year, according to a survey based on 'realised' pay, which also ranked Saracen Mineral Holdings managing director Raleigh Finlayson in the top 10.
Directors of several Perth-based ASX-listed companies have undertaken substantial share transactions in the past fortnight, with Peter Bradford, Peter Cook and John Welborn among those taking advantage of the trading window after the release of their annual results.
South32’s Graham Kerr, NRW Holdings’ Jules Pemberton and Saracen Mineral Holdings’ Raleigh Finlayson have received one-off benefits totalling $10.4 million, following the vesting of performance shares.
Millennium Minerals has appointed Warren Hallam as managing director, marking Mr Hallam’s return as the leader of a junior miner since his short-lived stint at Capricorn Metals ended abruptly in March.
Swift Media founder Robert Sofoulis is set to pocket a windfall of about $3.8 million after the vesting of performance shares, despite the company expecting its underlying earnings to fall by over 7 per cent for the 2019 financial year.
Jupiter Mines chief financial officer Melissa North has resigned as a director following a shareholder vote, prompting chairman Brian Gilbertson to take aim at shareholders and external proxy advisers.
Medical cannabis company AusCann Group Holdings has appointed international pharmaceutical executive Ido Kanyon as its new chief executive, nearly five months after it was announced that Elaine Darby would resign from the role.
Chief executives at mid-cap companies in Western Australia are better paid than their peers in other states, but those at small companies in WA are worse off, an in-depth remuneration survey has found. Click through to access the report.