08/07/2015 - 10:18

No change at Tourism WA helm

08/07/2015 - 10:18

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Peter Prendiville and Howard Cearns will continue as Tourism WA chair and deputy chair respectively for another three year term, Tourism Minister Kim Hames announced today.

Peter Prendiville and Howard Cearns will continue as Tourism WA chair and deputy chair respectively for another three year term, Tourism Minister Kim Hames announced today.

Discover Australia Holidays managing director Nathan Harding was also reappointed to the Tourism WA board for an additional three years.

However Transfield Services chair Diane Smith-Gander and Peak Adventure Travel director Richard Vaughan have both left the board, after each serving three year terms.

Peter Prendiville is the owner of Sandalford wines and a number of hotels including Hotel Rottnest.

Mr Prendiville has owned and operated over 40 hotels over the course of his career, and has served on the Tourism WA board since 2011, becoming chair in 2012.

Howard Cearns has been on the board since 2006, and is best known for his role in founding Little Creatures.

Tourism WA now has seven directors, and may have up to a maximum of ten members of the board.

The four other directors — One.2.One Communications managing director Valerie Davies, corporate lawyer Alistair Donald, KPMG director Nicole Lockwood, and Aboriginal tourism operator Neville Poelina — remain on the board and their terms were not up for renewal at this time.

STANDING BY BUSINESS. TRUSTED BY BUSINESS.

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