Rare Element Resources Ltd. is pleased to announce the appointment of Wayne Rich as its Chief Financial Officer and provide a progress update on the rare earth processing and separation demonstration plant project. Mr. Rich is a financial executive with more than 20 years of experience in the resource industry, including with mining and metals companies.
Fixed wireless and wholesale network infrastructure provider Swoop Holdings Limited (ASX:SWP) has announced its new Chief Financial Officer, Patricia Jones. Patricia will formally commence on 19 April, with the position made vacant by current CFO John Phillips, who is retiring from public company life to spend more time with family.
HP Australia announced that Ruben Ahmed is promoted to Director of Marketing, ANZ. Formerly Head of Marketing for Printing Systems, Ruben is now responsible for all consumer and commercial marketing across HP’s Personal Systems (PC) and Printing Systems divisions. Ruben represents HP’s marketing function on HP’s ANZ senior leadership team.
In order to better serve the retail industry with state of the art AI and to couple that with optimal operations and processes, Focal Systems is proud to announce the hiring of Suzy Monford, former Kroger executive, as Chief Strategy and Marketplace Officer. With over 30 years’ expertise in grocery and restaurant industries, Monford brings a passion for innovating go-to-market strategies and top tech to transform the global food and retail sectors. She will be based in Austin, TX, where she will heading the company’s office.
Gallagher Bassett Australia has appointed Pete Diskin as Chief Client Officer to lead growth and retention strategies for its Australian business across all product lines and markets. Diskin relocates from the UK, where he has been the Chief Client Officer since 2018, following 17 years with Gallagher Bassett (GB) in Australia in operational, sales and leadership roles.
FoodByUs, an online hospitality marketplace that connects restaurants, cafes, and caterers with thousands of wholesale food and alcohol suppliers, appointed John Petty to the newly created role of people & talent manager. John will play an integral role in the growth and development of the FoodByUs team which has grown by 40% in the past twelve months. John joins from hospitality entertainment business, FunLab, whose list of venues include Strike Bowling Bar, Sky Zone Trampoline Park, Holey Moley Golf Club, Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq and B. Lucky & Sons, where he was part of the people & culture team as their national talent manager.
Clearco, the global e-commerce investor and the company revolutionising the way founders grow their businesses, has appointed Alicia Ho as its first Australian Marketing Manager. She joins the rapidly scaling Fintech company with a remit to raise awareness of the opportunity Clearco’s AI and data science driven revenue-based funding brings to e-commerce businesses and to devise its foundational marketing strategy in Australia.
Arria NLG, a provider of natural language generation (NLG) technologies, has appointed Managing Director and Innovation Strategist, Mark Goodey, to cement Arria Investment Analyst as the Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance (BFSI) industry leader. Arria Investment Analyst uses natural language technologies to bring 100 percent accuracy to investment analysis and to create data-driven investment commentary.
FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced that, effective June 1, 2022, Frederick W. Smith, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will become Executive Chairman, and Raj Subramaniam, President and Chief Operating Officer, will be promoted to President and CEO. In addition, R. Brad Martin, Chair of the Board’s Audit Committee, is now non-executive Vice Chairman of the Board. As Vice Chairman of the Board, Martin is the Board’s designated successor to serve as Chairman of the Board. David P. Steiner, Chair of the Board’s Governance, Safety, and Public Policy Committee, will continue to serve as Lead Independent Director.
Accor, a hotel operator in ANZ with over 380 hotels, apartments and resorts, announced the hire of Shelley Perkins to the role of Senior Vice President of Talent and Culture. With over 20 years of experience, Shelley joins Accor Pacific from the Rosewood Hotel Group in Hong Kong where she has been for the past three years as Chief Talent and Culture Officer.