General George S. Patton, Jr.

"If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking.”

  • Allegiance Coal Ltd: Non-Executive Chairman designate Paul Vining has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman, replacing Mark Gray who has stepped down as Chairman and Managing Director while remaining on the Board as an Executive Director.
  • Aura Energy Ltd: Patrick Mutz has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director.
  • Beach Energy Ltd: Acting Chief Executive Officer Morné Engelbrecht has been appointed permanently as Chief Executive Officer.
  • Big River Industries Ltd: Chief Financial Officer Steve Parks has announced his intention to leave the Company, effective at the end of the 2022 financial year.
  • BlueScope Steel Ltd: Non-Executive Director Mark Hutchinson has resigned from the Board.
  • Breaker Resources NL: Sam Smith has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer effective 1 June 2022.
  • Challenger Ltd: Chief Financial Officer, Life and Appointed Actuary Anton Kapel has been promoted to the role of Chief Executive, Life and Solutions, replacing Chief Executive Angela Murphy who will leave the business, effective 1 June 2022.
  • CountPlus Ltd: Hugh Humphrey has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, effective 1 July 2022. Chief Financial Officer Laurent Toussaint has additionally been appointed as Chief Operating Officer.
  • Credit Clear Ltd: Non-Executive Director Gerd Schenkel has stepped down from the Board.
  • Dacian Gold Ltd: Sue-Ann Higgins has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director.
  • Fortescue Metals Group Ltd: Andrew Forrest AO has been appointed Executive Chairman of Fortescue Group, replacing Elizabeth Gaines who will transition to a Non-Executive Director role and become Global Brand Ambassador for Fortescue Future Industries, effective August 2022. Mark Hutchinson has been appointed as Fortescue Future Industries’ Director of Projects effective July 2022 and will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer of Fortescue Future Industries by the end of 2022.
  • Hawsons Iron Ltd: David Woodall has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman, replacing Executive Chairman Bryan Granzien who will transition to the role of Managing Director and focus on the delivery of Hawsons Iron Project’s BFS.
  • Heartland Group Holdings Ltd: Leanne Lazarus as Chief Executive Officer of Heartland Bank effective 1 August 2022, replacing Chris Flood who will transition to the role of Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer of Heartland Group effective 1 November 2022.
  • Infratil Ltd: Independent Non-Executive Director Alison Gerry has been appointed as Chair, succeeding Mark Tume who will retire, effective 30 May 2022. Mark will remain on the Board as a Director until the end of 2022.
  • KGL Resources Ltd: Non-Executive Director Denis Wood will assume the role of Executive Chairman, replacing Simon Finnis who has resigned as Managing Director effective 20 May 2022. Jeff Gerard’s appointment as a Director has been brought forward to 31 May 2022. Peter Hay and Denis Gately have advised the Board that they will not seek re-election at the upcoming AGM and will cease their terms as Directors at the AGM Scheduled for 31 May 2022.
  • Kleos Space S.A: Dawn Harms has been nominated as an Independent Non-Executive Director. Following the Company’s upcoming Annual General Meeting, Non-Executive Director Padraig McCarthy will assume an operational role as Senior Advisor to the Board.
  • Mineral Resources Ltd: Zimi Meka has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director.
  • Peninsula Energy Ltd: Brian Booth has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director.
  • Seafarms Group Ltd: Chief Projects Officer Rod Dyer has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer and to the Board. Commercial Director Ian Leijer has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, replacing Ian Brannan who has stepped down. Harley Whitcombe has been appointed to the Board.
  • SECOS Group Ltd: Colin Lai has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary effective 14 June 2022.
  • Smartpay Holdings Ltd: Geoff Carrick has been appointed as an Independent Director effective 1 June 2022. Non-Executive Director Bill Pulver has resigned effective 1 June 2022, due to his increasing obligations external to Smartpay.
  • South HARZ Potash Ltd: Chairman Ian Farmer has been appointed as Acting Executive Chairman, replacing Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Chris Gilchrist, who has resigned.
  • The a2 Milk Company Ltd: David Muscat has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, replacing Race Strauss who has resigned, effective October 2022.
  • The Star Entertainment Group Ltd: Executive Chairman John O’Neill AO has tendered his resignation and will also step down from the Board with a departure date to be agreed.
  • Xantippe Resources Ltd: Director Imants Kins has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman. Phillip Jackson has resigned as a Director.