Our weekly appointments wrap includes David McMullen, Natalie Zurita, Neil Hackett, Hayley Channer and Peter Canterbury.
David McMullen and Natalie Zurita have received promotions at Panetta McGrath Lawyers. Mr McMullen has been made principal lawyer- practice leader, commercial, while Ms Zurita is special counsel. Mr McMullen previously worked as a special counsel at the firm, and practices in property and commercial law. Ms Zurita has been promoted from the position of senior associate and works in the employment and workplace relations team.
Neil Hackett has been made a non-executive director of safety footwear manufacturer and wholesaler Steel Blue. Mr Hackett has served as its company secretary for the past ten years. Mr Hackett is a non-executive chair of Ardiden and a non-executive director at Hastings Technology Metals.
Hayley Channer is starting as senior policy fellow at the Perth USAsia Centre later this month. Ms Channer previously worked for the Department of Defence producing strategic policy guidance on defence capabilities and international engagement with the United States and Japan. She published strategic policy analysis on Northeast Asia and US policy in the Indo-Pacific while working as an analyst at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute. In 2014, she was a visiting fellow with the East West Centre in Washington DC.
Peter Canterbury has been appointed the chief financial officer at De Grey Mining. Mr Canterbury has held senior positions in the mining sector for close to twenty years, including as managing director of Triton Minerals, the chief executive of Bauxite Resources and acting chief executive of Sundance Resources. He will start in February 2021.