Former vice-chancellor of Queensland University of Technology (QUT), emeritus professor Peter Coaldrake, has been appointed as chair of Jobs Queensland, the state’s workforce and skills advisory board. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced the appointment of professor Coaldrake on Saturday, saying he brought a wealth of knowledge to the position, including an interest in the changing nature … Continue reading Former QUT vice-chancellor appointed chair of Jobs Queensland
Mark Chellew, chairman of Manufacturing Australia and a board member of Cleanaway, is being tipped to emerge as the chairman of Moly-Cop.
Innovative power supply manufacturer, Setec, has appointed Louise Bayliss as Chief Executive Officer, making her one of only a few women CEOs in Australian manufacturing today.
Schneider Electric has appointed Simon Mouat as the new Vice President of Energy Business in Australia.
A new group transformation program had led to massive organisational change at thyssenkrupp’s industrial solutions division. The company’s current ‘strategic way forward’ initiative has developed new structures at its Industrial Solutions and Steel Europe division, resulting in leadership changes and a refocusing. “The organisational changes will put customers and markets more firmly at the centre, … Continue reading Thyssenkrupp announces new business ‘reorganisation’
Medical device company Sirtex Medical has named a new chief executive for the Americas, Kevin Richardson, who will begin in the role on July 1. AAP reports that Richardson has been general manager and vice president for North America for the last six years. “The Americas will continue to be a very important growth region … Continue reading Sirtex Medical names new CEO for the Americas
Dairy processor Murray Goulburn managing director Gary Helou is stepping down following the co-operative’s decision to cut both its profit forecast and the price it pays farmers for milk. The co-operative said in a statement that it now estimates a net profit after tax of between $39 million and $42 million. Originally, in its prospectus, … Continue reading Murray Goulburn boss quits after profit downgrade
Former diplomat and Shell executive James Pearson will replace Kate Carnell as CEO of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI).
David Singleton, the CEO and managing director of Poseidon Nickel, will take over as CEO at shipbuilder Austal.
Phil Arnall has stepped into the acting CEO role at Bradken after Brian Hodges stepped down from the position.
The Board of advanced manufacturing company Quickstep Holdings Limited has announced the appointment of Mr James Douglas as a Non-executive Director, effective immediately.
2015 has been a big year for Frosty Boy Australia (Frosty Boy), with sales well on target for double digit growth for this financial year.
Building products group Boral says it improved its performance during the September quarter and expects to continue to grow through the current financial year.
Mining explosives maker Orica has appointed Thomas Schutte as its new Chief Financial Officer and as a member of its Executive Committee.
Hills Group chief executive Ted Pretty has suddenly left the company as it moves its focus to security, AV, audio, communications and health.
A leadership change has been announced at global hearing implants maker Cochlear.
Alberto Calderon has been named CEO of $8 billion explosives maker Orica, after serving as interim CEO since March.
Michael Chaney has been appointed chairman of Wesfarmers, the company he successfully managed from 1992 to 2005.
Mining explosives company Orica has announced its new interim CEO, following Ian Smith’s departure last week.
Ford Australia CEO Bob Graziano, the man who announced that Ford would quit its local car making operations, has himself quit.