07/07/2015 - 11:02

Appointments for week ending July 8

07/07/2015 - 11:02


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New CEO for Perth Glory

Perth Glory has appointed Peter Filopoulos as its new chief executive, following Jason Brewer’s resignation in April.

Mr Filopoulos, who is currently chief commercial officer of Swimming Australia, was CEO of South Melbourne Football Club in the 1990s, and has also held senior roles at AFL.

Perth Glory sets the benchmark for what a football club should be during the NSL and now it’s time to get the Glory days back on and off the field, for the benefit of the game, the members and the fans,” Mr Filopoulos said.

“I want to be part of a Perth Glory that leaves its mark in history for the right reasons, to create an environment where everyone is left scrambling for a ticket at the gate.”


Movements at Directioneering

Directioneering has made two new senior appointments. Sharon Fitter is taking up the role of Client Relationship director, and Dr Malcolm Small has been promoted to Executive Director WA.

Ms Fitter was previously the WA state manager of Sensis, and is a certified Marshall Goldsmith executive coach.

Dr Small has worked for the company since 2009 and has 15 years of management consultancy experience.


Morrow to ChoiceOne

Tudor Morrow has been appointed manager of ChoiceOne’s engineering and trades recruitment division.

Mr Morrow has held senior positions at Charterhouse and Stellar Recruitment, and has eight years of experience in trades and labour recruitment.


Buckley joins Future Smart

Future Smart Strategies has appointed Howard Buckley as an associate director.

Mr Buckley is a private consultant who has most recently served in senior positions in the renewable energy sector.


New WAIS members

There have been four changes made to the board of the Western Australian Institute of Sport.

Current chair Grant Boyce is stepping down after 12 years in the position, and is to be replaced by existing board member Peter Abery.

Additionally, Olympic gold medallist Todd Pearson, RugbyWA chief financial officer Maryanne Wilson, and KPMG partner Matthew Beevers all join the board.


Hackett to Curtin 

GE Oil & Gas regional director for Australia and New Zealand, Mary Hackett has been announced as the inaugural chair of Advisory Council for Curtin University’s Faculty of Science and Engineering.

The appointment as chair is for a three year term.


Gammie cemented at State Heritage 

Acting executive director of the Department of the State Heritage Office, Graeme Gammie, has been permanently appointed to the role.

He had been acting in the position since the State Heritage Office became a stand-alone department last year, and before that headed the office, while it was a branch of a series of departments, since 2009.

Mr Gammie is a member of the Sunset Transformation Committee and also has previous experience as the executive manager of Fremantle Prison.


New appointments for WSP

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has made three new appointments to its WA transport division.

Tim Cawley has been made principal civil engineer, after previously working as design manager for the Dampier Highway Duplication.

Former principal technical officer for the Gateway WA Alliance, Simon Pattenden, has been promoted to principal designer.

Philippa Greenwood has moved up to the role of senior transport modeller.


New partners for Francis A Jones 

Fremantle’s largest accounting business Francis A Jones has appointed new partners Michael Basilio and Daniel Papaphotis, who have been servicing clients of FAJ for 10 years. 

The appointments coincide with the retirement of Geoffrey Paganoni, who has been with the firm for 28 years.  Francis A Jones has an 85 year history in Fremantle.


Ure joins ISA Group

Immigration, recruitment and human resources consultancy firm ISA Group has announced that it has brought in Jacqui Ure and her staff from Open Door Migration to become ISA’s new migration manager.

Ms Ure is currently vice president of the Migration Institute of Australia’s WA branch.


Spearing to School of Mines

Sam Spearing has been appointed the deputy director of Curtin University’s Western Australian School of Mines.

Dr Spearing comes to the university from his previous position as associate professor at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


Kovacevic a director to Hodge Collard Preston Architects

Hodge Collard Preston Architects are pleased to announce Ana Kovacevic has been appointed as a new director, joining Peter Hodge, Steve Collard and Nick Preston.

HCP are client focused architects with a diverse working portfolio including commercial, retail, multi residential, industrial, educational, modular, hospitality and public buildings with nearly 40 years’ experience.


New team appointed to VenuesWest board

Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority chair and former Tourism WA chief executive, Richard Muirhead, has been appointed chair of the Venueswest board.

Additionally, five new members of the board have been announced: Dean Farmer, Stephanie McManus, Robert Kennedy, and UWA vice-chancellor Prof Paul Johnson.

Mr Muirhead was state director for CHOGM in 2011.

Mastaglia takes new role at Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (40)

Aymee Mastaglia has been appointed to the role of WA regional manager at Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand, following the retirement of Gary Arcus.

Mr Arcus leaves the position after serving at the helm since 2008.


Board moves

David Frances has resigned from his position as managing director of Windward Resources. Current chair Bronwyn Barnes will be executive chair until a replacement is found. Stuart Fogarty joins the company as a non-executive director.

St Barbara director Tim Netscher has been appointed non-executive chair, following the retirement of Colin Wise.

Russell Moran and Gino D’Anna have resigned from the board of Atrum Coal following a dispute with the company over the two now former directors’ lack of disclosure regarding personal loans secured using their Atrum shares.

Daniel Harris has resigned from his role as chief executive of Atlantic.

Peter Alexander has stepped down as non-executive chairman of Doray Minerals, and has been replaced in the role by director Peter Lester.



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