Our weekly appointments wrap includes Sabina Shugg, Gail Reynolds-Adamson, Phil Thistlethwaite, Ron Alexander, Paul Ferguson and Brett Clegg.
Sabina Shugg has been appointed chair of the Goldfields Esperance Development Commission, replacing Gail Reynolds-Adamson, who completed her tenure. Ms Shugg is the director of Curtin University’s Kalgoorlie Campus. Goldfields Individual and Family Support Association chief executive Terrence Winner has been made a community representative, while Shire of Laverton deputy president Shaneane Weldon’s term as a local government representative has been extended.
P&N Group has appointed Phil Thistlethwaite to the newly created position of chief transformation officer. In 2005, Mr Thistlethwaite co-founded professional services firm Birchman Group Asia Pacific and oversaw the company’s client portfolio, developing client growth and transformation in IT, leadership, banking, marketing, sales, finance and human resources. He went on to co-found asset management and advisory firm Maitha Group.
Ron Alexander is joining the WA Police and Community Youth Centres board, replacing Paul Ferguson. Mr Alexander was the former director general of the Department of Sport and Recreation for nearly two decades. He was an Australian rules football player in the Victorian Football League and the West Australian Football League, and was the inaugural coach of the West Coast Eagles.
Brett Clegg has been made a founding partner of Citadel-MAGNUS, after the communications firm merged with his firm, Kadia Partners. Mr Clegg spent more than two decades in senior executive and editorial roles in the media sector including The Australian Financial Review, The Australian and The Daily Telegraph. He started Kadia Partners in 2019, and attracted clients including Ampol and TPG Telecom.