Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - September, 2012
Port Adelaide Football Club has confirmed the appointment of TV personality David Koch as its new Chairman of the Board of Directors.
New chair for ASC
The Federal Government has welcomed the appointment of Bruce Carter as Chair of ASC Pty Ltd, the country’s largest submarine and shipbuilding company.
Former hotel CEO in court
The former chief executive officer of Western Australian hotel chain Compass Hotel Group has appeared before court following an investigation by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).
New Chairman for Nexus Energy
Nexus Energy has announced the appointment of Seven West’s CEO Don Voelte as the company’s new Non-Executive Chairman, and will take over the roll mid next month.
Strong to depart Woolworths
Woolworth’s Chairman James Strong has announced his intention to retire at the conclusion of the company’s Annual General Meeting in November, after twelve years as Director and eleven as Chairman.
Mullin steps down from Echo
Echo Entertainment’s CEO, Larry Mullin, has announced he will be stepping down from the position at the end of January next year.
Scholarships for board ready women open
The Federal Government is inviting Australia’s ‘board ready’ women to apply for Commonwealth backed scholarships aimed at increasing the number of women in the nation’s boardrooms.
Study shows benefits of organisational agility
Agility is a crucial trait in successful businesses and governmental departments, according to a new study conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the Monash University.
Mottram appointed next CEO of CSL Limited
Former Telstra executive Phil Mottram has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Hong Kong based telecommunications company CSL Limited.
MacKenzie departs CVC
Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has announced the resignation of its long-term managing partner, Adrian MacKenzie, after 17 years with the company.
New Asia MD for ANZ
ANZ Bank has announced the appointment of Bret Packard as the new Managing Director Wealth Asia, reporting directly to Joyce Phillips, ANZ's Global CEO Wealth and Private Banking.
Banks steps down from Productivity Commission
Gary Banks has announced he will retire from his position as Chair of the Productivity Commission in December.
Cooke leaves Wotif
Wotif as announced that its long serving CEO and Managing Director, Robbie Cooke, has tendered his resignation from the group and is expected to leave the company at the end of the year.
Howcroft joins Ten
Network Ten has announced the appointment of accomplished marketing figure Russel Howcroft as Executive General Manager.
New CEO for Macmahon as Bowen tenders resignation
Mining company Macmahon has announced that Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director Nick Bowen has resigned from the company, effective immediately.
New CEO for SA's Department of Correction
The South Australian Government has announced the appointment of David Brown as the new Chief Executive of the Department for Correctional Services.
Kane appointed CEO of Boral
Building and construction materials company, Boral Limited, has appointed Mike Kane as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director.
Mirvac brings forward appointment of new CEO
Property group Mirvac has announced that Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz will commence as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer on Monday 5 November 2012.
Victoria seeks new auditor-general
The Victorian Government is looking to appoint a new Auditor-General following the resignation last month of Des Pearson.
Hobsons Bay CEO to move to Brimbank
The Chief Executive Officer of Hobsons Bay City Council, Bill Jaboor has resigned to take up the CEO position at neighbouring Brimbank City Council.
New CEO of Airservices Australia
One of the most senior officers in the Australian Defence Force, Air Vice-Marshal Margaret Staib, has been appointed as the new CEO of Airservices Australia.
As Commander Joint Logistics, Air Vice-Marshal Staib planned, coordinated and delivered logistics support for Australian Defence Force operations and exercises overseas and in Australia. She also played a key role in developing and implementing the $2.4 billion logistics reform program, an initiative of the 2009 Defence White Paper.
A posting to the United States Air Force at the Pentagon furthered her experience in logistics and procurement. For her work on logistics transformation, Air Vice-Marshal Staib was awarded the United States Meritorious Service Medal.
In January 2009, Air Vice-Marshal Staib was appointed as a Member in the Military Division of the Order of Australia.
Air Vice-Marshal Staib will take up her position on 15 October.
Airservices Australia is a wholly government-owned statutory authority which manages around 11 per cent of the world’s airspace through which more than three million flights carrying 75 million passengers travel each year.
As well as providing air-traffic control services, the organisation also delivers rescue and fire fighting services at the nation's major passenger airports.
More information about Airservices Australia and its current Board Members is available at: www.airservicesaustralia.com.