Appointments: Fraser to lead yes vote

Former Queensland Treasurer Andrew Fraser has signed on for Yes 23 while TSBE gets a new leader and former Olympian Natalie Cook heads to Rowland and more.

Andrew Fraser will join the board of Yes 23 (Pic University Chancellors Council)

Andrew Fraser will join the board of Yes 23 (Pic University Chancellors Council)

Yes role for Fraser

Former Queensland Treasurer Andrew Fraser has picked up a new role as a non-executive director of Yes 23, an organisation campaigning for the yes vote at the upcoming referendum.

It adds to a list of board roles for Fraser including ART, Orange Sky and Motorsport Australia. He is also chancellor at Griffith Unversity.

Bowden to lead TSBE

The Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise has appointed Gary Bowden as its chief executive.

Bowden is also a director of Economic Development Australia and a director of the Rockhampton Jockey Club.

He was previously the executive manager of Advance Rockhampton.

Green heads to QMusic

Committee for Brisbane chief executive Barton Green has been elected to the board of QMusic, the industry’s development association.

Apart from his business background, Green is a drummer in a three-piece band.

AnteoTech picks CMO

Brisbane company AnteoTech has appointed Tsi Min Lian as its chief marketing officer.

The position is newly created by the company which is planning on a new website and branding this year.

Lawyer moves on

Lawyer Liam Hennessy has announced his last day at Gadens in Brisbane.

Hennessy, who is also now an adjunct professor and a member of the Law Council of Australia’s financial services committee was also a partner at the law firm.

Hennesy teased out that “a super exciting new challenge awaits to take things to the next level – details to follow (very) soon!!”

Rowland picks up Cook

Former Olympic gold medallist Natalie Cook has joined Rowland as an associate on its sports team.

Cook, who has made a name for herself as an events MC, won gold in Sydney and bronze at Atlanta.

Chalmers heads to Lusty

Metal fabrication company Graham Lusty Trailers (GLT) has appointed manufacturing figure Shay Chalmers as its chief executive.

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Chalmers’ career has spanned a range of manufacturing environments from steel mills to medical devices including a wide range of roles from the factory floor to leadership and executive management in private, public and not-for-profit sectors. She sits on multiple industry boards, including the Queensland State Government’s Manufacturing Ministerial Council and the Queensland Manufacturing Institute.

Her chief responsibilities are to oversee GLT operations, build on its legacy and its sustainability scale-up to meet ongoing and expanding customer demand. Chalmers will also spearhead GLT’s Lean manufacturing processes to maximise productivity and minimise waste.

Screen Qld looks for new leader

Screen Queensland has farewelled Courtney Gibson and appointed chief creative officer Dr Belinda Burns as acting CEO.

Screen Queensland chair Roslyn Atkinson thanked Gibson for her contributions.

Operations will continue under Belinda’s stewardship and recruitment for the CEO position will commence shortly.

CleanCo’s new broom

The State Government-owned generator company CleanCo has revealed a clutch of new appointments.  Natasha Shaw has been appointed community engagement and partnerships officer. Nicola Miller is the new retail account manager. Rachel Grant has joined as a communications officer while Ricardo Brotto is the company’s new project delivery manager.

Zane Marshall has also been employed as a data architect.






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