Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - October, 2012
Former BHP executive Graeme Hunt has been named as the new CEO of Transfield Services following the retirement of former CEO Peter Goode in September.
King steps down from Power and Water Corporation
Judith King has announced her resignation as Director of the Northern Territory’s Power and Water Corporation, having served in the role since 2000.
Monash takes top employability honours
Monash University has been voted Australia’s best University from which to hire graduates for a second year running.
New MD for East Gippsland Water
East Gippsland Water has announced the appointment of Bruce Hammond as the company’s new Managing Director, returning to the organisation he worked for over fifteen years ago.
Retailers optimistic finds Monash
The world’s retail leaders are optimistic about the coming year, with confidence buoyed by positive growth prospects in the Chinese and Indian markets, according to a survey conducted by Monash University.
New appointments to CSIRO board
The Federal Government has announced two changes to the make up of the CSIRO board, including one new appointment.
Tiger to sell off to Virgin
Tiger Airways has announced it will sell 60 per cent of its Australian operations to Virgin Australia for a cash consideration of $35 million.
Agreement see's new business education era
The Melbourne Business School and the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Business and Economics have announced an agreement that will see the two collaborate in research and the teaching of business and economics.
Vodafone announces restructuring
Internet service provider Vodafone has announced a significant restructuring of the company for an ‘intensified network focus’ on its 4G LTE operations.
Dorling joins Channel Authority Board
The Victorian Government has announced the appointment of Peter Dorling to the Board of the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA), the body which manages the state’s regional commercial port waters at the Port of Geelong, Port of Portland and Port of Hastings.
New Executive Director for ASA
The Australian Syngas Association (ASA) has announced the appointment of Darrenn Medhurst as the company’s new Executive Director.
$20 million gift to build new infrastructure management centre
Former CEO of WorleyParsons, John Grill, has announced a $20 million personal gift to the University of Sydney.
AGL announces c-suite changes
Energy wholesaler AGL has announced a number of changes to its executive team, with longstanding manager Ken Hodgson standing down.
CFO's wary in 'shape-shifter' economy
The country’s Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) continue to remain risk averse, according to the latest survey conducted by professional services firm Deloitte.
Integration issues dragging Australia down
A lack of willingness to integrate Australia into the broader Asian economy is severely hampering the country’s ability to take full advantage of the Asian Century, according to a new survey released by CPA Australia.
NextDC announces leadership appointments
Data storage and cloud computing specialist NextDC has announced two senior appoints to its executive team.
Confidence key to corporate success
New research released by the University of Melbourne has breathed life into the old saying “fake it until you make it”, suggesting that self-confidence is a key determinant of workplace success.
King joins WHL Energy
Australian energy company WHL Energy has announced the appointment of ‘highly regarded’ oil and gas executive Gary King to the company’s Board as a Non-Executive Director.
Pandit steps down from Citigroup
Citigroup’s Board of Directors has confirmed that Vikram Pandit has stepped down from the position of Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board.
ASX releases disclosure draft paper
The ASX has released a revised draft of the Listing Rule Guidance Note 8 that would seek to provided listed companies with clear, more detailed information to assist them understand and comply with their continuous disclosure obligations.
O'Neill steps down from ARU
Long serving Managing Director and CEO of the Australian Rugby Union, John O’Neill, has announced he will be departing from his role at the end of October.