Our weekly appointments wrap includes Craig Colvin, James Johnson, Rob Barton, Charles Altshuler and Maria Alexakis.
Perth-based Federal Court judge Craig Colvin will be a part-time commissioner for the review of the legislative framework for corporations and financial services regulation. Justice Colvin was appointed to the Federal Court of Australia in 2018. Prior to being appointed to the bench, he gained experience in commercial and civil disputes, in the areas of economic regulation, contract law, administrative law and equity.
Swift Media has appointed James Johnson as commercial director, mining & resources and Rob Barton as head of delivery. Prior to joining the company, Mr Johnson was global strategic account executive at Schneider Electric where he led the company’s relationships with Rio Tinto, BHP and other mining enterprises. For the past 15 years, Mr Barton has worked at Rio Tinto, leading large projects including the implementation of wireless internet infrastructure in 16 remote camps.
Charles Altshuler and Maria Alexakis are joining medicinal cannabis company AusCann Group Holdings. Mr Altshuler will be the chief financial officer and head of supply, after previously working at Bod Australia. Ms Alexakis has been appointed medical affairs director. She has experience working for Johnson and Johnson, Sanofi Aventis, Pfizer and Astra Zeneca in research and product development and commercial roles in sales, marketing and product education.