Our weekly appointments wrap includes David Cole, Jay Tesorero, Derek Walsh, Sarah Kay, Gavin Bain, Clare McNeill and Diane Porteous.
David Cole has been appointed chief executive of Lionel Samson Sadleirs Group. Mr Cole most recently worked as chief operating officer at Armaguard. Prior to this he held senior positions including Rand National Transport general manager, AHG Refrigerated general manager and BGC Blokpave national sales manager. Mr Cole is replacing outgoing chief executive Ian Kent.
Perth hotel Quay has appointed its executive team ahead of its opening in June. Jay Tesorero will be the executive chef after working at hotels and restaurants in Manila, Broome and Perth. Derek Walsh previously managed a team of 65 staff at Novotel Perth and has been appointed director of food and beverage at Quay. Sarah Kay has joined the team as commercial ambassador and will head the hotel’s sale and marketing team.
Meerkats chief executive Gavin Bain was appointed as a national board member of The Communications Council following an annual general meeting last week. Mr Bain has been state chair for The Communications Council in WA. He has worked in marketing for Bankwest, Adelaide Bank, Hartleys and Marketforce.
Solaris Cancer Care has appointed Clare McNeill and Diane Porteous as new board members. Ms McNeill has more than 14 years' legal, risk management and commercial experience after working at BGC, Macquarie and Allens. Ms Porteous is an executive manager who has spent 20 years in senior management and marketing positions in the UK and Australia at Imdex, Micromine, Tourism WA, HTC, O2 and Microsoft.