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ADMA restructures to form Australian Alliance for Data Leadership

The Association for Data-driven Marketing & Advertising (ADMA) has announced an organisational restructure that will see all four of its existing associations and education arms operate under a broader business network known as the Australian Alliance for Data Leadership. Over the past year, ADMA acquired and established three additional associations representing essential aspects – along with marketing – of data-driven business and communications: Digital + Technology Collective…

Governance Institute appoints Catherine Maxwell Director of Policy and Advocacy

Australia’s peak body for governance, Governance Institute of Australia has appointed Catherine Maxwell Director of Policy and Advocacy. Ms Maxwell has a strong legal, governance and policy background having had experience in similar policy and advocacy roles at AICD, APRA and ASX.  “In addition, Catherine has considerable experience as a company secretary and a long-standing involvement with Governance Institute, including as a Fellow, a Course Director in the Corporate Governance subject…

SMSF Association appoints new Patron

The SMSF Association is pleased to announce that the Reverend Tim Costello AO has been appointed Patron of the Association, effective 6 September 2017. He succeeds Sir Anthony Mason, a former Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia, who was the Association’s inaugural Patron when he was appointed in February 2007. Speaking on behalf of the Board, Association Chairman Andrew Gale says: “Tim is the ideal person to step into the very big shoes of Sir Anthony and fill this important…

John Broome to Lead AANA

The peak body for Australia’s largest marketers, the Australian Association of National Advertisers (AANA), has today appointed experienced marketer John Broome to the role of CEO. With a 20-year track record of success as an in-house marketer, most recently as Unilever’s CMO, Broome brings a powerful understanding of the needs of AANA members and the issues they face. AANA…

New governance for Business Events Sydney

Business Events Sydney (BESydney) has announced the appointment of new Chair, Bruce Baird AM, effective 1 September 2017. Mr Baird replaces the highly respected Col Hughes, who had a 15-year association with the organisation.  Business Events Sydney (BESydney) has announced the appointment of new Chair, Bruce Baird AM, effective 1 September 2017.…

DHAA Ltd appoint a new CEO

The Dental Hygienists Association of Australia (DHAA) announced the appointment of Dr Melanie Hayes as the new Chief Executive Officer of the association, effective 28 August 2017. The appointment of a CEO was determined to be a strategic priority of the DHAA at the Leadership…

New CEO for LNA Master Landscapers Association

The Board of LNA Master Landscapers Association has announced the appointment of Julie Krieger as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Julie comes to LNA with extensive experience leading and working with member-based industry bodies, most recently with Property Council of Australia where she was their NSW and ACT Commercial Director.  With a background…

Angus Armour appointed AICD Managing Director & CEO

The Board of the Australian Institute of Company Directors has appointed Angus Armour as the organisation's new Managing Director and CEO. Mr Armour, who will start in the role in early October, comes to the AICD after a distinguished career in Australia and overseas in financial services and advising business and government, particularly on trade and investment issues. Mr Armour is currently…

HVIA CEO Brett Wright calls time after 20 years

Chief Executive Brett Wright has announced he will be stepping down from leading national industry association Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia (HVIA). “It is with many great memories, fondness and pride that I announce my leaving HVIA,” Mr Wright said. “I have been privileged,…

CEO Graeme Ford to leave the VFF

THE Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) has announced that CEO Graeme Ford will be stepping down from his role effective Monday July 24 after more than two decades’ service. VFF President David Jochinke said the Board of Directors came to an agreement…

The drinks association announces new CEO

On 28 July 2017, the drinks association announced the appointment of Georgia Lennon as its new CEO. “After a full and thorough search, I am thrilled that Georgia has agreed to join the drinks association as our new CEO,” said Chairman Ralph Dunning. “Georgia will take over from our retiring CEO, Sandra Przibilla on Monday, July 31.” Georgia is a senior executive with 23 years…

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