07/10/2020 - 16:39

Board Moves October 7, 2020

07/10/2020 - 16:39


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Our board moves wrap includes Wilbert van den Hoek, James Dorrian, Alvin Tan, Oliver Barnes, Andrew McBain, Nir Gabay, Yoav Amitai, David Furstenberg, David Coyne, John Jones, and Tudor Marsden-Huggins.

Board Moves October 7, 2020

Dr Wilbert van den Hoek will join the board of 4DS Memory as non-executive chair on November 30, taking over from James Dorrian who will remain on the board as non-executive director. Dr van den Hoek has extensive experience as a company director, technical advisor and board member. He is the author of more than 30 technical papers, and holds 24 US patents.

Alvin Tan has resigned as non-executive director of Advanced Share Registry in order to focus on other directorships and business interests.

Managing director Oliver Barnes and executive director Andrew McBain have stepped down from the board of Alterra to fully concentrate on their executive duties. It comes as the company moves to complete feasibility studies on its flagship Carpenters avocado project.

Nir Gabay, founding chief executive and managing director of Elsight, will be retiring from the company at the end of October after a decade of service. Yoav Amitai, current chief operating officer, will take over as chief executive while David Furstenberg transitions from a non-executive to an executive director. Mr Amitai joined the company in March 2017 and was promoted to chief innovation and product officer in January 2019 and COO in March 2020. For over 18 months, Mr Amitai has been mentored by Mr Gabay to become the leading candidate to succeed him as chief executive.

David Coyne, current chief financial officer of Gascoyne Resources and its subsidiaries, will take on additional duties as joint company secretary.

John Jones AM will retire as non-executive director of Troy Resources at the conclusion of the AGM in November. Mr Jones has been on the board since July 1988 and was executive chair for 20 years.

Tudor Marsden-Huggins has joined the board of Yowie Group as non-executive director. Mr Marsden-Huggins has extensive sales and marketing experience across a variety of industries within the UK, Canada and Australia.


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