Our weekly appointments wrap includes Sandra McInnes, Carmelo Arto, Liz MacLeod, Yvonne Timson, Michelle Jenkins, John Tasovac, Shannon Campbell, David Lim, Dave Sanders and Peter Holmes.
Pilbara Minerals has appointed Sandra McInnes to the company’s newly-created chief sustainability officer role. Ms McInnes will lead sustainability initiatives including Pilbara Minerals’ response to climate change and energy transition pathway. Prior to this appointment, Ms McInnes worked at Woodside Energy for 23 years in several positions across sustainability, corporate affairs and human resources.
Carmelo Arto has been appointed to chief executive at OccuMED Consulting after more than seven years leading the Breast Cancer Research Centre. Mr Arto would bring more than 20 years’ experience in health leadership roles to the Subiaco-based occupational physician. In 2019, Mr Arto was selected out of ten chief executives in Australia to complete the executive leadership program at Stanford University.
East Metropolitan Health Services boss Liz MacLeod has resigned after almost seven years in the role. During her time in the top job, Ms MacLeod oversaw the WA Health branches’ COVID-19 pandemic response, which included one of the largest testing facilities in the State. Ms MacLeod will officially finish up in early May 2023 after claiming to be “exhausted” in the role.
Support service provider Community Vision Australia has promoted Yvonne Timson to chief executive, effective March 1. Ms Timson has worked at the WA-based not-for-profit organisation as chief operating officer since mid-2017. Current chief executive Michelle Jenkins will step away from the organisation in June after a transitional period.
John Tasovac has been appointed as Argosy Minerals chief financial officer. Mr Tasovac has worked as a chartered accountant in the mining industry for more than 25 years and joined Argosy from his role as chief financial officer at Red 5. Mr Tasovac has also been chief financial officer at Asia Mineral Resources and held senior finance and commercial roles at Xstrata in Peru and Chile.
Emerald Resources has promoted Shannon Campbell to its executive team as chief financial officer, after recently stepping in as acting chief financial officer. Ms Campbell has worked at Emerald since 2019 as financial controller, and prior to this, she worked as Blackham Resources group accountant and Regis Resources financial accountant. Ms Campbell has worked with companies operating in Australia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Peru and South Africa.
Exploration company Black Cat Syndicate has announced David Lim will fill the role of chief financial officer from March 1. Mr Lim has worked senior roles in finance and corporate administration for more than 18 years. There will be a transitional period as Mr Lim takes over from Dave Sanders, who will officially resign on March 15.
De Grey Mining has recruited Peter Holmes as project director for the company’s Hemi Gold Project. Mr Holmes has worked in the gold industry for more than 30 years including construction and commissioning of large scale gold projects incorporating pressure oxidation. Mr Holmes has worked as Barrick Gold senior director of project execution, which he was responsible for constructions projects valued at about $9 billion.