Prendiville joins Tourism WA
Peter Prendiville has been appointed for a two-year term as a commissioner of the board of Tourism WA, following Dixie Marshall’s resignation in May. Mr Prendiville is the proprietor of Sandalford Wines and has been the owner and/or operator of more than 40 hotels over 35 years. He currently owns several hotels, including Hotel Rottnest, Karratha International Hotel and the Tradewinds Hotel in Fremantle. Kate Lamont, an operating partner in the Lamont family wine and restaurant business, has been reappointed as board chair for another 12-month term.
Scrimshaw to Cleveland
Minerals company Cleveland Mining has appointed Russell Scrimshaw to its board as a non-executive director. Mr Scrimshaw recently retired as executive director and deputy CEO of Fortescue Metals Group, and remains as a non-executive director. Former FMG executives David Mendalawitz and Jim Williams are also on Cleveland’s board. The South American-focused ASX-listed company is currently preparing for mining at its Premier gold project in central Brazil.
TFS recruits Gilchrist
Former Test cricketer Adam Gilchrist has been appointed as an independent director of sandalwood producer TFS Corporation. Mr Gilchrist has already been the company’s ‘global ambassador’ for a year, promoting sandalwood-based products in India and other high-growth countries on the subcontinent. Mr Gilchrist retired from international cricket in 2008 but is currently the captain of the Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League. He was previously a non-executive director of Travelex Australasia and is a member of the local steering committee for the Commonwealth Business Forum, to be held prior to CHOGM in Perth in October.