Our weekly appointments wrap includes Natalie Adams, David Buckingham, Brendan Gorringe, Rod Ritchie, Jim Winter, Bernard Mackin and Todd McGurgan.
Natalie Adams is joining the Town of Victoria Park as chief operations officer. A civil engineer, Ms Adams has worked at engineering firm Calibre for the past four years, working in roles including civil and infrastructure leader. She previously spent over a decade as a senior project manager at Cossill & Webley and also worked at SKM as a senior project manager.
David Buckingham has joined the board of soccer’s governing body, Football West. Mr Buckingham is a professional board director, after working as chief executive and managing director at education provider Navitas and chief executive and chief financial officer at iiNet. He is now chair of Perth-based internet provider Pentanet, which was recently floated on the ASX.
Cedar Woods Properties has appointed Brendan Gorringe to the newly created role of national acquisitions manager. Mr Gorringe has 28 years’ experience in property valuations, acquisitions, development and finance. He has held various senior positions in Western Australia and New South Wales, including as state director ANZ Institutional Property Group (WA) and most recently held the position of chief investment officer at Satterley Property Group.
The CEO Institute has appointed Rod Ritchie and Jim Winter as its new chairs. Mr Ritchie is the founder and managing director of Safety Performance and Risk Consultants. After serving in the US Navy, Mr Winter worked in leadership positions, including as the managing director of The Consulting Firm, and now serves as a director of Attitude Adjustment and an adjunct professor at Curtin University.
WCA Solutions has made Bernard Mackin director and partner, people and culture solutions. Mr Mackin has been a senior HR consultant with the company for the past two and a half years. Prior to working at WCA, Mr Mackin worked as a freelancer, and spent nine years at INTECSEA, rising through the ranks to become senior vice-president ANZ region.
Todd McGurgan will be commercial manager at First Graphene. Mr McGurgan has more than 25 years’ experience in the cement industry and recently spent eight years with Holcim Australia & New Zealand. Prior to this, he worked with Cement Australia, BASF, Sunstate Cement and Readymix. His job will be to accelerate PureGRAPH sales into the cement and concrete sectors.