04/10/2019 - 09:00

Appointments October 4, 2019

04/10/2019 - 09:00


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Appointments October 4, 2019

Our weekly appointments wrap includes Nigel Blythe-Tinker, Mark Potts, Philip Mirams, Cameron Britt, Adam Stock, Donna Carrington, Prasad Arav, Sinead Taylor, Corinne Hawke, Robbie Williamson, Mark Ravi, Maree Arnason, Sheryl Carmody, Eve Currie, Tristan Farel and Simon Coxhell

Nigel Blythe-Tinker and Mark Potts left the board of VGW Holdings last month. Mr Blythe-Tinker has served as VGW executive chairman and chief legal officer since 2015 while Mr Potts has served as a non-executive director since 2017. The board now comprises founder, chair and chief executive Laurence Escalante, executive director Mats Johnson, and non-executive director Lorenzo Escalante.

Family-owned mine site service provider MLG has announced the appointment of Philip Mirams as its chief financial officer, effective October 7. Mr Mirams leaves role at Navitas where he served as CFO for over a year. He was also CFO at Automotive Holdings Group, Water Resources Group, UGL and Deutsche Bank Australia and New Zealand.

South Fremantle Football Club (SFFC) has appointed sports administration professional Cameron Britt to the role of chief executive officer. Mr Britt recently served a four-year role as CEO for Wanneroo Basketball Association, and from 2012 to 2015 served as community manager for the Essendon Football Club. He also received a Business News 40under40 award in 2019.

HBF has appointed risk assurance specialist and former Deloitte partner Adam Stock as its executive general manager of governance, risk and finance. Mr Stock was previously the head of internal audit for RACQ Group in Queensland. Former Deloitte Partner Donna Carrington has also been appointed to the role of chief financial officer. She was previously a manager at Ernst & Young and business development officer at the Lions Eye Institute. HBF has also appointed Prasad Arav to the newly-created role of chief digital officer. He leaves his role in management consulting with McKinsey & Company.

Sinead Taylor will replace Rowan Munchenberg as Bankwest managing director. Ms Taylor will be the first female to lead the organisation after previously serving as executive general manager of personal and banking. Prior to joining Bankwest in 2013, Ms Taylor was GM local business banking and GM strategy and channel management for Commonwealth Bank of Australia in Sydney. She was also formerly the marketing director for Grange Securities.

CGM Communications has appointed Corinne Hawke to the role of lead of community and stakeholder engagement. Ms Hawke previously held senior community relations roles with Wesfarmers and more recently was general manager of communications and engagement at St Bart’s. GCM has also appointed Robbie Williamson to the role of senior communications advisor. Mr Williamson was a campaign manager for two Federal Elections and a campaign director for a state election. Former journalist Mark Ravi has been appointed to the role media advisor. Mr Ravi worked for the South Western Times as a sports reporter.

Aged care provider Juniper has appointed non-executive director Maree Arnason as its new board chair following the retirement of Fred Boshart. She has been on the board since 2014. Meanwhile, Sheryl Carmody has been appointed as executive director of mission. She has been with MercyCare since 2013 working in a similar role. Eve Currie, who has been with Juniper since 2018, has also been appointed as executive director of planning and strategy.

Samson Oil & Gas has appointed Tristan Farel as its chief financial officer following the resignation of Janna Blanta last month. Mr Farel has served in various roles in the past 15 years including CFO for PetroShale, New Frontier Energy and Arete Industries. He has also held the positions of financial reporting manager for Resolute Energy Corporation and audit manager for Hein & Associates.

Indiana Resources has appointed Simon Coxhell as general manager of exploration. Mr Coxhell is the former chief executive of Echo Resources. In his new role, Mr Coxhell will lead all exploration programs and project acquisition opportunities in Mali. Indiana Resources said the board would also maintain discussions with the Tanzanian government in relation to the Ntaka Hill nickel project.


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