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Industry Shuffles – May 2016

Find out who has moved, who has been appointed, promoted and to where and what position in the shopping centre industry! MOVED OR PROMOTED? EMAIL: EDITORIAL@SHOPPINGCENTRENEWS.COM.AU


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Penelope Sullivan is appointed Centre Manager at Stockland Nowra and Vincentia.
Penelope comes to us with a wealth of experience as a Centre Manager across various centres and property companies, including Willows Townsville, Cairns Central, Caneland Central, City Centre Plaza Rockhampton and Castletown Shoppingworld.
Nathanial Barbagallo is appointed as Centre Manager at Stockland Wetherill Park. Nathanial was the Centre Manager of Rockhampton. Prior to this, Nathanial held the roles of Centre Manager at Nowra and Retail Manager at Shellharbour. This followed time as a Business Analyst in the Capital Transactions team – both in a Group capacity and in the Retirement Living business.
Jasmine Randall has been promoted to Marketing Manager at Stockland Bundaberg. Jasmine joined us soon after the acquisition, in a parental leave replacement role as Assistant Marketing Manager which she has been undertaking for the year.
Julia Davidson is appointed as Marketing Manager at Stockland Nowra. Julia has a strong marketing background, and joins us from Gloria Jeans where she held various positions including Digital Marketing Manager, Marketing Manager and Marketing Manager – Campaigns.
Ben Jarrett appointed as Regional CML Manager, NSW. Ben joins us from Scentre Group where he has held a number of casual mall leasing positions including his most recent position, Senior Sales Executive. He also worked at QIC on the super-regional Canberra Centre.
Helena Gurba is appointed as a Brand Alliance Sales Executive based in the Sydney office. Helena will be working on BA deals across the national retail portfolio and joins us from QIC. Prior to this she worked at Mediacom and PHD media agencies.
David Mylne is appointed as Regional Leasing Manager, NSW. He worked at Stockland for five years and was previously Regional Leasing Manager for NSW – South.
Sarah Neilsen is appointed as Regional Leasing Manager – QLD and Stockland Green Hills. Sarah was previously the Regional Leasing Manager for NSW – North.
Steven Ellis is promoted to Senior Leasing Manger for Bundaberg, Kawana, Gladstone and Kensington. Steven has worked at Stockland for a number of years across many centres and was most recently a Project Leasing Executive.
Richard Peachey is promoted to Senior Leasing Manager for Cairns, Rockhampton and Hervey Bay. Richard has worked at Stockland for two years and was previously Leasing Executive across multiple centres.
Craig Watson is promoted to Senior Leasing Manger for Green Hills. Craig was previously Project Leasing Executive.
Kevin Fogarty is appointed as Leasing Executive for Nowra, Corrimal and Vincentia. Kevin has been with Stockland for five years in various roles, most recently being the Senior Analyst for Leasing finance.
Michael Short is appointed as Graduate Leasing executive responsible for North shore, Hervey bay and Jimboomba. Michael joins us from the graduate program.
Nathan Lumb is appointed as Graduate Leasing Executive responsible for Tamworth and Forster. Nathan joins us from the graduate program.
Clare Will is appointed as Marketing Manager for Cleveland and Jimboomba. Clare has been a Marketing Assistant in Community Marketing with the Stockland Residential team for the last two years.
Michele Biruski appointed as Regional Tenancy Design & Delivery Manager for NSW South and Western Australia. Michele was previously the National Tenancy Delivery Coordinator.

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Melissa Kaczmarek has joined the Harbourside team as Centre Manager while Alexa Arnott is on parental leave. Melissa has been with Mirvac for the past two years as Centre Manager across Cherrybrook Village and St Marys Village.
Karen Thompson is now the Centre Manager at Birkenhead Point.
Andrea Maguire has been appointed as Marketing Manager, Birkenhead Point, joining Mirvac after eight years with QIC, most recently as Marketing Manager, Castle Towers.
Amy McIver is now Centre Manager, Rhodes Waterside.
Tracey Gillan commenced as Centre Manager, St Marys Village. Tracey was most recently Hub Centre Manager at Vicinity for Nepean Village, Lennox Village Emu Plains, Bathurst Central and Riverside Plaza Queanbeyan.
Natasha Storch has been appointed as Centre Manager, Cherrybrook Village. Natasha has been the Marketing Manager at Birkenhead Point for the last four years and prior to that held roles at Sumo Salad and Lend Lease.
Kishani Thurairatnam has joined the Birkenhead Point team as Assistant Marketing Manager, her most recent role being Marketing Coordinator at Sydney Fish Markets.
Irini Daglis has been appointed Centre Manager at Cooleman Court, adding to her three years with Mirvac as the Property Manager for Office & Industrial portfolio in the ACT. Irini brings with her over 20 years of experience in property, with various roles in Retail Management and Commercial Management.
Luke Taplin has been appointed Retail Leasing Executive. Luke has previously managed Ancillary Income at Mirvac and AMP Capital.
Joann Chung has been promoted to National Retail Space Manager. Joann has held previous roles at Mirvac including Retail Space Executive where she managed Pop Up across Broadway, Birkenhead Point, East Village and Rhodes Waterside. Prior to her roles within Retail Space, Joann held the role of National Leasing Coordinator.
Rebecca Westgate has been promoted to Assistant Marketing Manager for East Village and Harbourside. She has held other roles at Mirvac including Administration Assistant & Casual Leasing Manager at Greenwood Plaza.

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Marco Ettorre returns as Head of Leasing after working for the past year managing Lend Lease Sub-Regional Retail Fund, Lend Lease Real Estate Partners New Zealand and Lendlease retail separate mandates.
Paul Kelsey joins as Centre Manager at Craigieburn Central. Paul was previously at Stockland Hervey Bay.
Stacey Shaw joins the National Pop Up team as Business Development Executive for Pop Up Media. Stacey was previously the Retail Manager at Caneland Central, QLD.


Carly Xerri, previously Retail Manager at Rouse Hill Town Centre, takes up the role of Centre Manager of Norton Plaza as an acting assignment.
Carly Hopper, Retail Relationship Manager at Melbourne Central, commences parental leave.
Heather McKillop takes up the role of Retail Relationship Manager at Melbourne Central as an acting assignment.
Antony Keenan re-joins GPT as a Regional General Manager.
Leigh Dunn takes up the role of Regional General Manager. Leigh was General Manager at Melbourne Central. Dave Morton moves into the role of Regional General Manager. Dave was previously General Manager of Rouse Hill Town Centre.
Ben Gill takes up the role of Regional General Manager. Ben was previously Divisional Director at Highpoint.
Justin Shannon, previously Senior Leasing Executive, commences the role of Regional General Manager.
Amber Fotoulis returns from parental leave as Senior Leasing Executive.


Michael Marshall has been appointed to the role of Regional Operations Manager. Michael was previously Divisional Operations Manager with Lend Lease.
Mogie Naidoo has been appointed to the role of Head of Finance Operations, New Zealand. Mogie has been with the AMPCSC NZ business for 11 years in roles across Finance and Accounting Operations.
Angela Watson has been promoted to the role of Senior Finance Manager, NZ. Angela previously held roles within the NZ Finance team.
Rita Anand has been appointed to the role of AOT Manager, New Zealand. Rita has been with the NZ AOT team for over eight years.
Dominic Thuo has been appointed to the role of Finance Manager in the Shopping Centre Finance team. Dominic was previously Finance Manager at Macquarie Centre.
Dominic Calabria joins the Risk and Compliance team as Risk and Audit Manager, on a six month contract. Dominic brings with him finance, risk and compliance experience from industries including NSW Government, AMP Capital Property and NRL.
Raj Mishra has joined as Property Analyst. Raj is a finance graduate from ANU and has prior property experience in structure transactions at CBRE and management consulting at KPMG.
Usha Singh has been appointed to the role of Assistant Finance Manager at Macquarie Centre. Usha has previously held finance roles at Casula Mall and Marrickville Metro.
Karishma Walsh has returned from parental leave to the role of Finance Business Analyst across AMP Capital Shopping Centres and AMP Capital Property, Office & Industrial.
Abigail Pugh has been appointed Divisional Creative Design Manager, with the Place Strategy team, with a focus on NZ and WA centres. Abigail was previously a Creative Design Manager with a focus on NZ and WA centres.
Jennifer Cook has rejoined the business in a contract role as Place Manager, with the Place Strategy team.
Cheryl Lum has been appointed as Concept Designer, with the Place Strategy team. Cheryl was previously a Creative Design Manager, with a focus on NSW centres and the Pacific Fair development.
Emma Giammarco has been appointed to the role of National Marketing Campaigns and Digital Manager, on a parental leave contract. Emma was previously the Senior Marketing Manager at Macquarie Centre.
Gabrielle Salter has been appointed to the role of Senior Marketing Manager, Macquarie Centre. Gabrielle was previously the National Customer Experience Manager within the National Marketing team.
Ernie Heath has joined as Centre Manager, Centre City. Ernie has been with Centre City in various roles for over 20 years, having started in the role of Operations supervisor.
Jo Stephenson has joined as Marketing Manager, Centre City. Jo was previously Marketing Manager for Taranaki Rugby League, Rugby League NZ and Sports Taranaki.
Jennifer Ralph has been appointed to the role of Retail Marketing Manager, Macquarie Centre. Jennifer has a wealth of shopping centre marketing experience, and most recently was Marketing Manager at Westfield Old Orchard, USA.
Georgia Redhill has been appointed to the role of Marketing Assistant at Macquarie Centre. Georgia has been working in an administration capacity at both Royal Randwick and Northbridge Shopping Centres while also supporting the Macquarie Centre marketing team in a secondment role for the last six months.
Tennille Southcombe has rejoined as Marketing Manager, Northbridge Plaza, on a maternity leave contract. Tennille has previously held various Marketing roles throughout AMPCSC.
Eden Canceri has been appointed to the role of National Marketing Coordinator. Eden was previously Marketing Assistant at Westfield Penrith.
Bernie Connolly has been appointed to the role of Receptionist, Ocean Keys. Bernie was previously Project Administrator at Daly International.
Leanne Hardegger has joined as Administration Assistant, Centre City. Leanne has been with Centre City in various roles for over 20 years.
Christina Johns has commenced as Administration Assistant, The Palms. She previously worked at Mediaworks and Canterbury Tourism.
Daniel Tibbotts has joined as Assistant Centre Manager, working across recently acquired shopping centres, Northwood Supa Centre and Nelson Junction. Daniel previously worked with the Dick Smith Group.
Diane Burnett has joined as Administration Assistant, working across recently acquired shopping centres, Northwood Supa Centre and Nelson Junction. Diane previously worked at The Palms in an administrative role.


Lawrence Nathan joined the Westfield Sydney Marketing team from Warringah Mall as Digital Marketing Executive. Lawrence has successfully built Warringah Mall’s social following and updated the community during the centre’s development.
Samira Cherry has been promoted to Marketing Executive at Westfield Parramatta. She has been an integral part of Parramatta’s Marketing team, following her work on the Hurstville development. Madeline Caleo transferred from her role as Marketing Executive at Westfield Parramatta to Marketing Executive at Mt Druitt.
Melissa King Marketing Manager Burwood has commenced maternity leave. Melissa has been an integral part of the Burwood team, driving the Fresh Food strategy and relaunch.
Alexandra Hine has joined as Marketing Digital Executive at Westfield Hornsby. Alex worked in Marketing at FBI Fashion College for five years where she developed integrated marketing strategy initiatives across advertising, digital, social, PR and events.
Dani Rivett has taken on the role of Marketing Manager in the National Marketing Fashion Team. Dani has been with Scentre Group close to two years, most recently being part of the Content and PR team & has played a key role in creating digital content.
Emma Wiggers joins the Westfield Hornsby team as the Marketing Executive, following a two year tenure at Scentre Group working at various centres including Tuggerah and Miranda.
Michele Lok is welcomed to the role of Marketing Manager at Westfield West Lakes. Michele has over 13 years’ experience in FMCG Marketing. Her most recent role was Category Brand Manager, San Remo.
Christina Panias has joined as Marketing Manager at Westfield Airport West. Christina brings a depth of experience from her previous roles as Head of Marketing and National Marketing Communications Manager for Puma Oceania.
Amber Richmond has transferred to Westfield Hornsby as the Marketing Manager. In April 2015 Amber relocated to Chatswood to lead the successful re-development.
Claudia Cassar commenced as Marketing Manager, Westfield Chatswood. Claudia joined earlier this year as Marketing Manager Bondi Junction and has previously been with Bauer Media where she was Marketing and Circulation Manager for a number of high profile Australian magazines.
Natasha Gribble transferred from Westfield Doncaster to Westfield Knox as Senior Marketing Manager. This opportunity will continue to grow Natasha’s marketing experience as she takes on the challenge of Knox in its pre-development phase.
Michelle Clarkson will become the Senior Marketing Manager at Doncaster, transferring from her role in National Marketing. After joining the business as the Marketing Manager of Westfield Eastgardens in 2007, Michelle has subsequently held the positions of Senior Marketing Manager at Bondi Junction and Sydney, before moving into National Marketing.
Tilney Lewis has been promoted to Marketing Manager, Plenty Valley relocating from South Australia. Tilney joined in 2013 as Marketing Executive at Westfield Marion and we look forward to seeing her contribute to the Plenty Valley community.
Marian Syme is on maternity leave. In her role as Marketing Manager, Plenty Valley, Marian has delivered a strategy to hold market share in a highly competitive environment.
Kristi Grose has accepted the role of Marketing Executive at Bondi Junction. Kristi has been with the company since 2013, starting as Marketing Executive at Westfield North Lakes in QLD, and then Digital Marketing Executive at Westfield Hornsby.

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Rachelle Haines joined Beenleigh Marketplace as Business Development Representative.
Karl Gray commenced as Operations Manager of Beenleigh Marketplace.
Valda Hirst joined Beenleigh Marketplace as Office Administrator/Receptionist.
Andrew Stallan commenced as Centre Manager of Willows Shopping Centre.
Leanne Dodsworth joined Willows Shopping Centre as Administration Associate.
Trudi Cummins commenced as Centre/Marketing Manager at Galleria Melbourne.

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Megan Foster has joined as General Manager – Retail, leading the Leasing and Lease Administration teams. Megan has over 25 years retail experience including Group General Management and ExCo positions at MYER. Following MYER’s acquisition of sass & bide, Megan became an executive director and managing director of that iconic business.
Nicole Sheaffe commenced as the Centre Manager at Marsden Park. Nicole was previously with JLL where she managed a portfolio of five shopping centres spanning from Macksville NSW to Carrara QLD.
Agata Rynkiewicz has been promoted to the role of Centre Manager at Westpoint. Agata commenced at the centre as Retail Manager in 2014. Previously she worked at Jones Lang LaSalle as a Centre Manager and was promoted to the NSW retail portfolio manager overseeing a portfolio of 10 centres.
Greg Balmforth relocates from Woodgrove to Eastland as the Centre Manager. He commenced at Watergardens in 2008 and relocated to Woodgrove in 2014 to manage the stabilisation of this asset post redevelopment.
Tom Parry joined the Design and Delivery division as Project Delivery Manager – Grand Central. Tom has held senior project management positions with Stocklands and Woolworths.
Karen Soeters has joined us as a Leasing Executive working on Logan Hyperdome. Karen has extensive retail property experience on both the landlord and retailer side, with roles at Westfield, Lend Lease, Footlocker, Food Co and Dick Smith Electronics.
Nathan Weymark has joined as the position of National Sales Manager, leading the National BrandiQ Sales team. Nathan has over ten years’ experience in Media Sales, more recently as the Divisional Brand & Retail Solutions Manager at AMP Capital.
Chris Grant has joined as Research and Insights Manager. Chris brings a wealth of industry and technical experience having managed key consumer research programs at Scentre Group for the past five years. Prior to that, Chris held key strategic roles at Westfield Bondi Junction, Westfield London and Westfield Sydney.

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Kate Whytlaw has been promoted to Administration Manager, Belmont Forum Kate was previously receptionist at the centre.
Sue Atkins joins Belmont Forum Shopping Centre as their Receptionist. Rachel Roche joins the JLL Retail WA Portfolio Team in the role of Retail Property Manager.
Lyndsay O’Connell joins the JLL Retail WA Portfolio Team in the role of Retail Property Manager. Lyndsay joins JLL with over five years property management experience.
Andrew Wilkinson joins the Cockburn Gateway Shopping City portfolio in the role of Marketing Manager. Andrew has over 20 years’ experience in retail and marketing, and joins us from Charter Hall where he was Senior Marketing Manager.

We welcome the whole Top Ryde City team to JLL led by Peter Reece (Centre Manager), Paul Savelberg (Senior Retail Manager), Anita Yeung (Retail Manager), Fiona Stewart (Marketing Executive), Michelle Thomas (Marketing Manager), and Paul Finney (Operations Manager), Manav Madan, Brendon Beattie, Julieanne Newman, Bridget Schreiber, Riani Wongso, David Irvine, Raymond Opitz, Antonella Lopez.

Laura Robins commenced as National Administration Co-ordinator, Specialty Mall
Lora Anacan will take up the role as Administration Coordinator for Barkly Square and brings an administrative skill set from property valuations and investment banking.
Ania Ajiri joins us as the Senior Marketing Manager for the Vic Hub assets and comes on board with a diverse marketing knowledge across various Westfield assets.
John Ainsley is Operations Manager at World Square. John joins us from Macquarie Centre and comes with experience in commercial and retail facilities management and tenancy delivery.
Dave Boshell has joined as Operations Manager at Midtown Plaza. Dave was previously Assistant Operations Manager at Forest Hill Chase with Vicinity.
Daniel Giddings has been appointed Portfolio Manager IRAPT/Coles. Daniel has spent the last three years as National Marketing Manager on the ISPT Core Fund. Geordie Bunting joins as State Portfolio Manager from Coles Group Property Developments, where he was Senior Centre Manager NSW for the prior four years.
Robert Reponen joins as National Operations Manager Coles/IRAPT from Coles Group Property Developments, where he spent 16 years in various property operational roles.
Angela Gore joins as National Marketing Manager having previously held previous positions as State Marketing Manager at Coles Supermarkets, Senior Marketing Manager at Melbourne Central, and National Marketing & Tourism Manager at Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centres.
Paul Flanigan joins as National Lease Administration Manager – Coles/IRAPT from Coles Group Property Developments, where he held the same role.
Oliver O’Meara has been appointed Portfolio Accountant on IRAPT/Coles Portfolio. Oliver has been with JLL for eight years.
Candy Wan joins as Portfolio Accountant. Candy was previously Owners Corporation Accountant with Kliger Wood Real Estate.
Joanne Fang joins as Portfolio Accountant from Vicinity Centres where she was a Property Accountant for a number of years.
Bianca Sondakh has been appointed Portfolio Accountant. Bianca was previously Trust Accountant.
Dana Thomas joins as Retail Manager from Coles Group Property Developments, where she held a similar role.
Tracey Richards joins as Lease Administration Coles/IRAPT from Vicinity Centres where she held a similar role.
Zara Teperson joins as State Marketing Manager NSW from ODEON & UCI Cinemas and wagamama, London, where she was Marketing and Brand Manager.
Danielle Sita joins as State Marketing Manager VIC, SA and WA from The GPT Group, where she was Marketing Manager, Parkmore Shopping Centre.
Natalia Palacio joins as State Marketing Manager Qld and ACT from QIC where she was in the Marketing team at Hyperdome Shopping Centre.
Lauren Hoysted joins as Retail Manager for the VIC IRAPT Hub from Harbour Town Shopping Centre where she was the Assistant Centre Manager and Retail Manager for four years.
Peter O’Connor transfers from Operations Manager role in the Challenger portfolio to Operations Manager for the Coles and IRAPT portfolio Victorian properties. Based in Richmond Victoria.
Melissa Hill joins as Administration Manager Victoria. Melissa previously worked in the residential sector as a Property Manager in Victoria, Western Australia and the USA.
Vikrant Tamrakar transfers as Operations Manager VIC from the SCA Portfolio where he was Operations Manager for Pakenham & Epping Hub.
Kylie Shepherd joins as Administration Manager The Well, Camberwell from Vemco P/L – Accounts Receivable/Payable/Administration.
Maddy Harper joins as Retail Manager Adelaide Hub SA from Colliers International. Brian Anquetil joins JLL following previous retail roles with Pick ‘n Pay, Westfield, FAL/Metcash and Progressive Supermarkets.
Kashif Ali joins as Operations Manager – IRAPT Greater Perth Hub from Vicinity Centres, where he was Operations Manager.
Cherrie Matthews joins as Admin Manager WA and SA. Richard Jack joins as Retail Manager Central Coast and Northern Hub. Richard was previously Centre Manager at Chatswood Central.
David Ellis joins as Operations Manager Central Coast and Northern Hub from DEXUS – where he was Facilities Manager.
Natalie McEwan joins as Administration Manager Central Coast and Northern Hub from Linfox Healthcare Logistics.
Chelsea Milne joins as Retail Manager Western and South Sydney Hub. Chelsea was previously Operations Manager and Centre Manager with Coles Group Property Developments.
Jacob Lambkin joins as Operations Manager Western and South Sydney Hub from ACS Integrated Services.
Jo Casha joins as Retail Manager Greater Sydney Hub from Coles Group Property Developments where she was Retail Manager NSW for 10 years.
Laura Action joins as Administration Manager Greater Sydney Hub from LJ Hookers at Balgowlah where she was a Property Manager.
Keith Woodman joins as Retail/Operations Manager ACT Hub from Civium Stata People – General Manager. Prior to that he was with Mirvac where he was a Senior Centre Manager ACT.
Emmanuel Raissis joins as Retail Manager South East Qld Hub from Coles Group Property Developments, where he held a similar role.
John Powell joins as Operations Manager South East Qld Hub from Coles Group Property Developments City FM – Facilities Manager QLD/Northern NSW.
Michael Agapiou joins as Retail Manager North Qld Hub from Lancini Group where he was Senior Property Manager.
John Smithies joins as Operations Manager North Qld Hub. John previously worked in Western Australia in the Mining Sector.
Elayne Asher joins as Administration Manager South East Qld Hub and has previously held a variety of Administration Contract Roles.SCN

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