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AICD elects new Chair

Mr Atkin will succeed Elizabeth Proust AO FAICD as Chair following the AICD’s Annual General Meeting on 29 November 2018. Mr Atkin has almost three decades of leadership experience working in both executive and non-executive roles across ASX 100 businesses, small to medium size caps, and the NFP sector. He has been a member of the AICD since 1990. John is currently a non-executive director of IPH Ltd, Integral Diagnostics Ltd and Commonwealth Bank Officers Superannuation Corporation.…

UDIA WA appoints new CEO

The Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA WA) has appointed Tanya Steinbeck to the position of Chief Executive Officer, commencing in mid-November 2018. Ms Steinbeck has a wealth of property development industry experience in WA across the private, government and peak body sectors. “The UDIA WA State Council, is very pleased to welcome Tanya Steinbeck to the team,” UDIA WA President Nick Allingame said. 

Governance Institute of Australia new CEO

Governance Institute of Australia has appointed Ms Megan Motto as its new Chief Executive Officer. Megan will commence in January 2019. Governance Institute President, Warren Baillie said the board is delighted that Megan Motto is joining the organisation. Megan is the former Chief Executive Officer of Consult Australia. Megan is on the boards of Standards Australia and the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA). “Megan is well known and highly respected in the…

Business SA elects new Chair

The board of Business SA has elected Nikki Govan as its Chair, recognising her expertise in running a highly-successful small business and her success in previous roles, including as a former chief executive of SA Great. As the owner of the popular Star of Greece, Ms Govan represents the face of small business in South Australia, where close to 98 per cent of all businesses are statistically considered small to medium-sized enterprises. Business…

FIAA and CMDA merger

The Furnishing Industry Association of Australia (FIAA) has announced an upcoming merger with the Cabinet Makers and Designers Association (CMDA) of Victoria. FIAA has almost 400 members and, as a result of this amalgamation, will take more than 200 current CMDA members into

National Seniors new CEO

National Seniors Australia has announced the appointment of the organisation’s Research Director Professor John McCallum as CEO. Prof. McCallum joined the independent advocacy group for older Australians in December 2016. He has been acting in the role of CEO since May this year. Board Chairman Chris Guille said Prof. McCallum, the leading Australian aged care researcher of his generation, was ideally experienced to guide the organisation through a period of great change and challenges. “Prof.…

AVA appoints Corey Snell as new CEO

The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) recently undertook an extensive recruitment exercise and is pleased to announce their new CEO will commence in December 2018. Mr Corey Snell brings a wealth of senior executive experience in the not for profit and public sectors primarily in health and aged care. Most recently, Corey was an award-winning Chief Information Officer for a national healthcare organisation and his experience in this…

First woman President of ISV

The Institution of Surveyors Victoria (ISV) announced in April that Kellie Dean has been appointed the President-Elect of the Institution of Surveyors Victoria. Kellie's role as President will come into full effect in October 2018. The ISV is the peak professional association for land surveyors in Victoria. Since its inception in 1874, ISV has had a long and proud history, and to this day lives by its mission statement: “To promote professional development to our members throughout…

AAMI Park – Melbourne & Olympic Parks New Addition

Located in the heart of Melbourne’s sports precinct, AAMI Park is the newest business events venue at Melbourne & Olympic Parks. With the ability to host your next event at the home of rectangular sports in Melbourne, the Olympic Park Function Rooms invite the outside in, with floor to ceiling windows that overlook the playing pitch. The open-air space on the third floor of the stadium boasts a central bar and uncompromised views of the Melbourne CBD and Richmond. Take further advantage…

Paul Mannion elected as CMA President

Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) has welcomed the election of Paul Mannion, Director of Product Innovation at Blackmores, to the presidency of the CMA Board. Mr Carl Gibson, CEO of CMA said: “We are delighted to welcome Paul into his role as President of CMA. Paul’s knowledge of the industry is invaluable, as is his vision for the development of the complementary medicines sector and his deep understanding of the intersection between modern science and traditional medicine.” “Paul…

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