Dean joins Corrs Chambers Westgarth partnership
Michelle Dean has joined the partnership at Corrs Chambers Westgarth. Ms Dean has a broad, diverse background in commercial litigation and acts for Australia’s major banks and international oil & gas and iron ore companies.
Various appointments at Cannings Purple
Ruth Callaghan has been appointed to the newly created role of chief innovation officer at Cannings Purple. Peter Klinger has been promoted to director of media strategy. Caroline Thomson joins the corporate affairs team as director. Kristy Havelberg has been promoted to manager of business development and marketing, Lauren Pow has been promoted to consultant in the corporate affairs team, and Sarah-Jane Dabarera moves into the account services coordinator role.
Gray elected president of the International Harbour Masters' Association
The International Harbour Masters' Association has elected Allan Gray as president. Mr Gray has been appointed federal master for the Company of Master Mariners Australia and has 20 years' experience in the shipping industry.
HopgoodGanim Lawyers appoints new WA partner
Ryan White has been appointed partner at HopgoodGanim. Mr White is a mergers & aquisition and equity capital markets specialist with experience in resources, technology, agribusiness and privately owned businesses and startups.
Ward appointed to magistrates court
Lisa Ward has been appointed to the magistrates court of WA. For 14 years, Ms Ward was a member of the State Administrative Tribunal and the Migration Review Tribunal and Refugee Tribunal.
New managing director at PKF Mack
Darren Shillington has been appointed Managing Partner of PKF Mack. Mr Shillington became a partner of the practice in 1996 in the taxation and business advisory services division, servicing a wide range of clients across all industries.
Optima Partners appoints new director
Promotions at MinterEllison
Beth Robinson has been appointed special counsel in the human resources and industrial relations practice at MinterEllison. Ms Robinson is a specialist workplace, industrial relations and safety lawyer. Michael Nazareth has been promoted to senior associate in human resources and industrial relations practice. Mr Nazareth has experience in workplace and industrial issues including general protections and unfair dismissal claims.
McEvoy to drive the International Wine Tourism Strategy
Tourism WA has appointed Andrew McEvoy to guide the implementation of new strategies to drive more visitors to Western Australia. Mr McEvoy has experience as chairman of the board with a demonstrated history of working in the leisure, travel & tourism industry.