11/07/2019 - 15:53

Appointments July 11, 2019

11/07/2019 - 15:53

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Our weekly appointment wrap includes Scott Jones, Terry Waldron, Reg Howard-Smith, David Buckingham, Philip Mirams, Colin Pavlovich, Ken Michael, Lee Broomhall, Kelly Howlett, Tim Youe, Joshua Byrne, David Templeman, Anne Banks-McAllister, Peter Snowsill, Martin Hirsch, Michael Winlo, Charles Fear, Patrick Beilby, Biljana Radulovic, Hector West, Matthew Seabrook, Arash Kalani, Simon Pigliardo, Kathy Reid, Melissa Joyce, Nada Raphael, Fredrick Riebeling, Gina Nofal, and Nicola Jansen.

Appointments July 11, 2019

Our weekly appointment wrap includes Scott Jones, Terry Waldron, Reg Howard-Smith, David Buckingham, Philip Mirams, Colin Pavlovich, Ken Michael, Lee Broomhall, Kelly Howlett, Tim Youe, Joshua Byrne, David Templeman, Anne Banks-McAllister, Peter Snowsill, Martin Hirsch, Michael Winlo, Charles Fear, Patrick Beilby, Biljana Radulovic, Hector West, Matthew Seabrook, Arash Kalani, Simon Pigliardo, Kathy Reid, Melissa Joyce, Nada Raphael, Fredrick Riebeling, Gina Nofal, and Nicola Jansen.

Scott Jones, son of Navitas founder Rod Jones, has been appointed the company's chief executive after the finalisation of a record $2.3 billion private equity deal backed by BGH Capital, Rod Jones and other investors. David Buckingham will step down as CEO to make way for Mr Jones, while Philip Mirams will be replaced as CFO by Colin Pavlovich. Scott Jones has worked with Navitas for 18 years, and during that time held senior executive roles across all the company’s operational areas, while Mr Pavlovich has in the past worked with EY, and was most recently CFO of Wesfarmers' department store division.

Western Australian Cricket Association has announced that Terry Waldron will be appointed its next chairperson, taking over from Ken Michael this September. Mr Waldron was a former state minister for sport, and spent a combined 15 years as a batsman-wicketkeeper for the WA Country Cricket XI and Australian Country XI. Mr Waldron was appointed to the board in 2017.

David Templeman has suspended the council of the Town of Port Hedland and appointed in its place Fredrick Riebeling as commissioner. Mr Templeman said the move came after numerous and ongoing complaints and concerns about the council, and that the Town of Port Hedland must by law demonstrate within 21 days why its council should not be suspended.

Reg Howard-Smith has been appointed chairperson of the Waste Authority, alongside new board members Lee Broomhall, Kelly Howlett, Tim Youe and Joshua Byrne. Mr Howard-Smith had worked with the Chamber of Minerals and Energy of WA as chief executive for 15 years, and will replace Marcus Geisler in the role.

Anne Banks-McAllister has been appointed general manager of the City of Perth’s executive leadership team. The appointment is the first of four general manager positions to be filled, said chief executive Murray Jorgensen, with three further appointments to be announced in due course. Ms Banks-McAllister will assume the role in August.

3D printing developer Aurora Labs has announced the appointment of Peter Snowsill to the newly created chief operating officer position. Mr Snowsill has more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry across the private, not-for-profit and public sectors. Managing director David Budge said in a statement the company was delighted to have recruited Mr Snowsill and that he would make a strong addition to the executive team.

Deep Yellow has announced that Katrin Karner will become exploration manager in Namibia, while current exploration manager Martin Hirsch will step into the newly created role of manager of resources and pre-development. Manging director John Broshoff said the company had entered an exciting stage, and that the appointments would help effectively achieve both planks of its state dual strategy for growth.

O'Sullivan Davies Lawyers has welcomed Nicola Jansen to the firm. She has practiced family law since 2011, and in 2017 was recognised by the Law Societies of all States as one of only 47 lawyers in the country to have specialist knowledge of family law. In a statement, Ms Jansen praised the firm’s reputation and strong client focus.

Linear Clinical Research’s chief executive Michael Winlo has announced he will step down from his role. Board chair Peter Leedman said that Dr Winlo had significantly impacted Linear’s growth, accelerating delivery of world-first clinical trials to Western Australians. He had been CEO since 2016.

Charles Fear has retired as an executive of Argonaut. Having founded the company alongside Eddie Rigg in 2002, Mr Fear said he was proud to have been with the company during that time. He said he will now spend his time working with not-for-profits and consulting, and will remain with Argonaut as a non-executive director.

HHG Legal Group has promoted Gina Nofal, Patrick Beilby and Biljana Radulovic to associate. In announcing the promotions, director Murray Thornhill said the three exhibited exceptional client service and technical ability across their respective practice areas.

Hector West has joined Hall & Wilcox, expanding the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution and insolvency practices. Partner Graydon Dowd said Mr West would make a great addition to the team, and bring a wealth of experience with him that will assist clients across Australia.

Matthew Seabrook, Arash Kalani and Simon Pigliardo have become joint directors of Ray White Western Australia's new Inner North office. Ray White WA chief executive Mark Whiteman congratulated the three on their work, and said he looked forward to supporting their continued growth.

MinterEllison has announced the appointment of Kathy Reid as partner, Melissa Joyce as partner specialising in insurance and corporate risk and Nada Raphael as partner specialising in environment, planning and administrative law.

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