Monday, June 5, 2023
Joanna Georges, Head of ANZ at Scope3

Scope3 grows team with appointment of Joanna Georges as Head of ANZ

Global carbon emissions analytics firm, Scope3 has appointed Joanna Georges to the newly created role of Head of ANZ as Scope3 ramps up its activity in Australia and New Zealand. Scope3 launched in Australia in October 2022 with a mission to decarbonise the media and advertising industry and has seen significant demand for its digital supply chain emissions data from brands and their agency partners seeking more sustainable digital advertising solutions.
Josh Rutberg, Chief Customer Officer at Boomi

Boomi taps Josh Rutberg to help drive success for its growing customer base

Boomi™, the world-renown intelligent connectivity and automation company, announced the appointment of Josh Rutberg as Chief Customer Officer. Rutberg will be responsible for driving measurable outcomes and success for the company’s nearly 20,000 global customers. Rutberg brings over 20 years of experience with proven results in account management, retention, growth, executive relationships, loyalty, etc. He recently led Customer Success at MuleSoft, where the team was integral to the “land and expand” motion for customers.
Ante Pogacic, Global Head of Power & Renewables at Trailstone

Power moves: Trailstone bolsters its team with Takuya Kamisago and Ichiro ‘Nick’ Nakayama

Trailstone Group (Trailstone), a global energy and tech firm, has appointed Takuya Kamisago, General Manager, Commercial, and Ichiro “Nick” Nakayama, General Manager, Japan, to develop its business infrastructure and originate new business opportunities in the market. Kamisago brings over 25 years of experience in business development with Sumitomo and Itochu, two of the largest Japanese trading and investment firms. He is an expert in M&A, new investment, infrastructure project management and new business incubation in the global energy industry. Kamisago led Sumitomo’s energy, environment and green hydrogen businesses as GM, gaining experience in both domestic and international business settings.
Caspar Herzberg, Chief Executive Officer of AVEVA

AVEVA further strengthens executive leadership with four new senior roles

AVEVA, a global industrial software firm, has strengthened its leadership team announcing four new senior executive roles as the company drives forward its new business model. The news follows the announcement in March of the company’s Chief Executive Officer Caspar Herzberg, who took over the top job at AVEVA from Peter Herweck, now its chairperson. Herweck officially started as CEO of parent company Schneider Electric on May 4, 2023.
Alex Cook, Head of Marketing and Communications at Evrima Technologies

Breaking barriers: Alex Cook joins Evrima to champion diversity and inclusion in clinical trials

Clinical trials are the backbone of the healthcare industry, and despite the fact that there are currently over 450,000 active clinical trials taking place across the globe, a significant number of individuals remain unaware of their existence and purpose. To further the agenda at Evrima, the company has named Alex Cook its Head of Marketing and Communications.
Peter King, Chair of ABEA

Raring to go: The Australian Business Events Association reveals its board and new logo...

The Australian Business Events Association, the newly formed peak body for the business events industry announced its board and launched its new logo in the lead up to its launch on 3 July 2023. With a focus on supporting members of all sizes from large corporations to small businesses, the composition of the board of well-regarded industry and business leaders from all areas signals its goal to foster growth and innovation within the industry. 
Andrew Ettinger, Chief Revenue Officer of Appen

Appen goes big with Andrew Ettinger as CRO, taking deep learning and generative AI...

Appen Limited (Appen), the training data for AI company that makes trusted deep learning and generative AI work better for everyone, announced the appointment of Andrew Ettinger as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). For more than 25 years Appen has helped some of the largest big tech and enterprise customers adapt deep learning AI and generative AI solutions.
Mark Gazy, Civic Prinicpal at HDR

HDR welcomes Mark Gazy, adding another ace to their impressive design team

HDR has named Mark Gazy its Civic Principal in a move that fortifies the firm’s commitment to delivering major city-shaping infrastructure and precincts that support community and innovation. Mark Gazy’s 25 years of transdisciplinary experience, which spans mixed-use, residential, commercial, education and urban design, will empower HDR’s design teams to deliver human-centred, wellnessdriven communities that enrich the places people call home.
Max McNamara, Vice President and Managing Director for ANZ at AvePoint

Max McNamara takes the helm at AvePoint ANZ, charting a course for data protection...

SaaS and data management platform firm AvePoint has appointed Max McNamara as Vice President and Managing Director, Australia & New Zealand. Max joined AvePoint in August 2022 as Director of Solutions Engineering after a decade at Microsoft-focused professional services consultancy, Antares Solutions, where he previously was the General Manager. 
Gautam Bhandari, Co-founder, Managing Partner and Global Chief Investment Officer of I Squared Capital

Dr. Gautam Bhandari assumes global CIO role, energizing I Squared Capital’s investment strategy

I Squared Capital, one of the leading global infrastructure investment managers, announced that Gautam Bhandari, co-founder and Managing Partner, has been appointed as I Squared Capital’s Global Chief Investment Officer, responsible for leading the firm’s global investment strategy in close collaboration with founder, Chairman and Managing Partner Sadek Wahba.