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Shuffles March 2020

AMP CAPITAL

Andrew Jeffs has been appointed as Deputy Fund Manager, ADPF. Andrew has spent the past ten years at Lendlease with roles including Head of Operations and Investment Management, Investment Analyst and Investment Manager of the Australian Prime Property Fund – Retail. 

Marco Ettorre has accepted the role of Head of Retail and Investment. Marco has spent more than 20 years at Lendlease in a number of senior roles, across all aspects of retail management including fund management, leasing, development, asset and investment management.

Carly Xerri has commenced at Macquarie Centre as Assistant Centre Manager. Carly has more than 20 years’ experience in shopping centres, most recently at GPT where for seven years she held a number of different roles in both centre management and marketing.   

Antony Keenan has been appointed General Manager, Property Management. Antony brings to our team diverse experience in retail and shopping centre asset management across several strategic leadership roles at The GPT Group, Scentre Group and Westfield, which is complemented by his direct retail experience at ALDI. 

Carina Thai joins the Macquarie Centre as Digital Marketing Executive. Carina comes to us with four years’ experience at Parfums Christian Dior working in the e-Business & Marketing division.  

Jessie Leahy has been appointed as National Digital Marketing Assistant. Jessie joins us from the Social Media College, which offers the only formal qualification in the world for social media marketing. 

Eesha Chitale joins the Marrickville Metro as Digital Marketing Executive. Eesha joins us from Archetype Agency in Surry Hills and most recently completed her Bachelor of Media in PR and Advertising at UNSW.

Grace Murphy has accepted the position of Digital Marketing Executive at Karrinyup Shopping Centre. Grace was most recently the Marketing Assistant at Ocean Keys. 

Kim Boulton has accepted the position of Marketing Manager at Gasworks Plaza. Kim will continue to support the Marketing Support Team on a part time basis. 

Tom Green has been promoted to Fund Manager, AMP Capital Diversified Property Fund. Tom has been with AMP Capital since 2017, initially joining as Assistant Fund Manager for AMP Capital Wholesale Office Fund (AWOF) and more recently as Assistant Fund Manager of ADPF. 

CBRE

James Douglas will join CBRE as Senior National Director, Retail Capital Markets, Pacific. James has spent the past 12 years with the Vicinity Centres, during which time he has been involved in more than $14 billion of property transactions, across all sectors. 

CHARTER HALL

Rhys Byrne joins as Retail Fund Analyst.

Amy Jamieson joins as Leasing Executive – North NSW.

Christina Lin joins as  Property Accountant for Victoria and South Australia.

DEXUS

Heather Mitchell joins as Centre Administrator located at Smithfield Cairns.

Aaron McAdam has been appointed Leasing Executive for Willows Townsville, based in Brisbane. 

LENDLEASE

Cecilia Chau has been appointed Retail Design Manager. Her previous roles included Regional Retail Leader at Woods Bagot, working on projects such as Kent Street Westpac food court, Tiffany and Co flagship store and the Marina Square mixed-use masterplan.

Sam Horwitz has commenced his first rotation as part of the Lendlease graduate program; joining the team at Macarthur Square. Sam has a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology Sydney, and has experience working in food wholesale and retail.  

VICINITY CENTRES

Elisa Nicholas has commenced as a Guest Experience Representative at Carlingford Court.

Cassie McDonald joins the People & Culture Team as HRIS & Reward Specialist based at National Office. 

Karina Fan joins the Finance team as Property Analyst based at National Office. 

Farzana Mokhtar joins as Leasing Executive based in Sydney.

SCA PROPERTY

Louise Ikonomou has joined the business in the role of Leasing Executive based in the Sydney office. Louise was previously a member of  Scentre Group’s brand space team in both Australia and New Zealand and most recently with Aventus Group as National Sales Manager. 

MIRVAC

Vanessa Canceri joins as National Manager, Place-making & Design. Vanessa has held design roles within the UK and Australia. Vanessa was most recently with Scentre Group where she was the Head of Retail Transformation, and previously the National Leasing Creative Manager – Hospitality Leisure and Entertainment. 

COLLIERS

Trent Weir has joined the team as National Director for Valuation & Advisory Services in Melbourne.

Mike Crittenden has transferred to the role of Director for Retail Investment Services in Victoria.

Ned McKendry has been promoted to Senior Executive of Retail Leasing in Brisbane.

Christian Jones has joined the team from Westfield as Senior Executive for Retail Leasing in Sydney.

Daniel Paul has joined the team from JLL as Senior Executive for Retail Leasing in Victoria.

Luke McGrath has been promoted to Director of Retail Leasing in Queensland.

Harry Dever has been promoted to Manager of Retail Leasing in Brisbane.

Richelle Gordon has joined the team as Marketing Manager for Retail Investment Services in NSW.

Matt Gubbay has been promoted to the role of Director for Retail Investment Services in NSW.

Amy Vanezi has been promoted to the role of Manager for Retail Investment Services in NSW.

Sarah Blackmore has joined as Director or Retail Real Estate Management in Victoria.

Tracey McMaster has commenced as Administration Manager at Bendigo Marketplace in Victoria.

Michael Foord has joined the Bendigo Marketplace team as Facilities Manager.

Marc McEnallay has joined as Senior Centre Manager at Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre in Victoria.

Julie Morales has joined as Assistant Centre Manager, Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre.

Danni Unsworth has joined the team as Marketing Manager, Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre.

Anna Kotarac has joined as Assistant Marketing Manager at Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre.

Amanda Gregory has joined the team as Marketing Manager for the NSW SCA Portfolio based in Sydney.

Maila Webb has joined the team as Administration Manager at Greystanes Shopping Centre.

Craig Phillis has joined the team as Centre Manager at the Sapphire Marketplace, Bega, NSW.

Jamie Nguyen has commenced as Administration Manager at Norton Plaza.

Nerissa Moodley has taken on a new role as Retail Manager at Norton Plaza.

Michelle Price has commenced as Centre Manager at Mt Annan Marketplace.

Rene Short has commenced as Administration Manager at Mt Annan Marketplace.

Christine Brinkman has joined as Manager for Colliers International Retail Leasing in South Australia.

Anna Primer has moved from a Colliers International management role to Retail Leasing Executive in South Australia.

Bree Sawford has moved into a Centre Manager role at Newton Shopping Centre in South Australia.

Layla Winter has returned from Maternity Leave to take up a Centre Manager role in South Australia.

Karen Paul has been promoted to Senior Centre Manager in South Australia.

JLL

Loic Savrimoutou commenced as Mall Manager at Top Ryde City. Loic brings more than eight years of retail experience and has previously worked for such companies as GPT Group, Vicinity Centres and Mirvac.

Daniel Shepherd has been appointed as the Retail Manager for the IRAPT South East Queensland Hub. Daniel most recently worked for Scentre Group and his strong skill set will make him an asset to the team.   

Brooke Hutcheon joins the ISPT Portfolio team as Lead for Health Safety & Environment. Brooke brings a level of expertise in property risk and previously worked for Hendry Group and Coles Express.  

Priyanka Kanagalingam joins the ISPT Portfolio team as Portfolio Operations Administrator. Priyanka has transferred internally after working for the past two years at Forest Hill Chase Shopping Centre.

Gabriella Bowman commenced as Marketing Manager at Barkly Square and Centre West Shopping Centres. Gabriella brings with her a wealth of experience in Marketing and Centre Management, having most recently worked for Colliers.  

Katrina Cheung has transferred internally to the role of Senior Marketing Manager across the Melbourne CBD assets within the ISPT portfolio. 

Rebecca Norton commenced as Retail Portfolio Manager role for PAM in Victoria. Bec brings with her more than 16 years’ experience in retail and asset management and more recently work in place-making and retail consultancy. 

Mandy Beresford has been appointed Centre Manager at Rundle Place. Mandy brings with her more than 10 years’ experience in Centre Management within shopping centres.

Grant Anderson joins the team at Clifford Gardens Shopping Centre as Assistant Operations Manager. Grant has five years’ experience in shopping centres and five years in hospitals.

Issac Randall commenced as Head of Operations at The Square Mirrabooka. Isaac brings with him more than ten years of experience in operations and facilities management, and most recently worked with Vicinity Centres at Morley Galleria.

Toria Daniel joined the team at The Square Mirrabooka as Marketing Manager. Toria brings with her  more than five years’ experience developing, driving and implement branding strategies.

Angela Seneca has been appointed the Marketing Manager at Rundle Place. Angela brings with her 15 years’ experience in B2B & B2C marketing and sales. 

Liz Curulli has been appointed Assistant Marketing Manager at Cockburn Gateway Shopping Centre. Liz has extensive shopping centre marketing experience and has previously worked with Charter Hall, QIC and Scentre Group.

Kirk Rogers commenced as Portfolio Head of Operations for the Perron portfolio, which includes Belmont Forum, The Square Mirrabooka, Cockburn Gateway and Central Park. Kirk joins us from AMP Capital where he was Operations Manager for Garden City Shopping Centre. 

Ellise McCoombe joins the team at Brimbank Shopping Centre as Marketing Manager. Ellise has an extensive background in marketing having previously worked for Charter Hall in a variety of marketing roles.

Mary Axiotis has transferred internally to Eden Rise Village as Retail Manager. Having worked with JLL for more than seven years in various centre roles, Mary brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team.

Prab Mahal has been appointed Operations Manager at Eden Rise Village. Prab has a strong background in operations, having most recently worked as an Assistant Operations Manager for RetPro Group.

Athens Thomaidis commenced in the role of Retail Manager for the Ranfurlie portfolio. Athens joins us from Vicinity where she spent several years in Retail and Casual Mall Leasing roles across a number of centres

Carmen Hassan has been appointed Customer Service & Administration Manager for the Ranfurlie Portfolio. Carmen has a strong background in administration, having most recently worked for more than 15 years at Vicinity Centres.

Marina Baran joins the team as Customer Service & Administration Manager for The Ranfurlie Portfolio. Marina has extensive experience in Administration having worked in various Administration roles while at Vicinity Centres.

Ray Bess joins the team on the Ranfurlie Portfolio as Operations Manager. Ray brings with him a wealth of knowledge from his previous role as Operations Manager at Vicinity Centres.

STOCKLAND

Andrew Stallan has commenced as Centre Manager at Stockland Townsville. Andrew has a strong background in property and retail centre management working recently with Dexus, Knight Frank, and has been involved with the Chamber of Commerce and Northern Queensland PCA Committee.

Julie Modena has been permanently appointed as Centre Manager at Stockland Nowra. Julie is well equipped for the role, since her promotion from Retail Manager at Stockland Shellharbour earlier this year. Julie’s progression from Marketing Manager and then Assistant Centre Manager with another landlord is testament to her commitment towards broadening her knowledge and skills to achieve her career goals.

GPT

Eva Grancieri has commenced her new role as Tenancy Delivery Manager at Melbourne Central.

Kasia Kostrzewa has joined permanently as Retail Administration Manager.

Shane Nolan has commenced his new role as Portfolio Operations Manager.

Stacey Mikrou has begun her role as Tenancy Delivery Manager at Highpoint.

Danielle Nicolas has commenced her role as Development Claims Administrator.

Yiana Mihaloudis has started her position as Brand Development Marketing Manager at Highpoint.

Sarah Trinder started her role as Retail and Administration Manager at Casuarina Square.

Danika Crawford has been appointed Marketing Manager at Charlestown Square.

Katie Box commences a new role as Senior Tenancy Delivery Manager at Melbourne Central.

Jocelyn Tse has commenced as a Senior Development Analyst with the Retail Finance Team.

Julie Stapleton has completed her acting assignment as Project Coordinator, and returned to her role as Centre Administration Manager at Charlestown Square.

SCENTRE GROUP

Jenna Arscott commences as Retail Manager at Westfield Sydney. Jenna joins Scentre Group with a significant amount of retail experience having held roles with numerous jewellery brands – most recently in the role of Head of Global Operations & Consumer Goods at Atelier Swarovski.

Michael Peck has been appointed to the role of Centre Manager, Westfield Hurstville. Michael has been with Scentre Group for more than 12 years working across various centres as a Marketing Manager.

Christina Panias joins as Brand Experience Manager at Westfield Doncaster.

Celeste Hopcraft joins the Westfield Airport West team as Brand Experience Manager.

Marian Syme joins Westfield Plenty Valley as Brand Experience Manager. 

Taryn Forkosh joins as Brand Experience Manager at Westfield Southland. 

Shoaib Hafeez joins the team at Westfield Hurstville as Administration Manager.

Kelsey Heenan has been promoted to Retail Experience Manager at Westfield Marion. 

Genevieve Freund has been promoted to Retail Experience Manager at Tea Tree Plaza.

 James Beerworth returns to the business as a Leasing Executive. James was previously with Scentre Group between 2012-2015 in the National Brandspace Team.

Darren Willmoth has been appointed as Regional Facilities Manager in New Zealand. 

Steven Papaioannou has been appointed to CX Strategy Manager. Steven joined Scentre Group six years ago, progressing his career from a casual car park assistant and concierge, to a full-time marketing assistant and digital marketing executive. 

Christina Constantine joins Westfield Bondi Junction as Retail Experience Manager.

Dale McManus joins Westfield Mt Druitt as Services Manager. 

Melissa Peck joins Westfield Miranda as Brand Experience Manager.

Amy Hunziker has been appointed Brand Experience Manager at Westfield Eastgardens.  

Claudia Cassar has been appointed Senior Brand Experience Manager – Developments within the Scentre Group Support Office team.

 Oanh Nguyen has been appointed Retail Manager at Westfield Garden City.

Belinda Wilton has been appointed the role of Retail Manager at Westfield Mt Druitt.

Lucy Wiltshire has been appointed the role of National Procurement Manager within the Scentre Group CX team. 

Chris Chilvers has been appointed to the role of Regional Manager Leasing and Retail Solutions – Queensland. Chris has worked across several centres in NSW, ACT and WA since re-joining the business in 2015. 

Dan Ramsdale joins as Centre Manager at Westfield Booragoon.

Muhammad Nazir will join the Westfield Booragoon team as Risk and Security Manager. 

Azfar Khan has been appointed Risk and Security Manager at Westfield Innaloo.

Celia Doyle joins Scentre Group Support Office from Westfield Southland to take up the position of Brand Experience Manager in the Brand Partnerships Team. 

Skye Geddes will be joining Westfield Eastgardens as Administration Manager. 

Tilney Lewis has accepted the position of Senior Brand Experience Manager at Westfield Newmarket. Joining Westfield in 2013, Tilney held BXM positions at Westfield Marion, Westfield Tea Tree Plaza, Westfield Plenty Valley and Westfield Doncaster.

Caitlin Lye has accepted the role of Centre Manager, Westfield Newmarket. Caitlin joined the business in 2013 as Brand Experience Manager assisting the stabilisation of Westfield Carindale post development before joining the Westfield Chermside team in 2015, contributing significantly to the success of the $360m redevelopment project. In September 2018, Caitlin relocated to Auckland as Senior Brand Experience Manager, driving the vision of the successful $790m Westfield Newmarket development. 

LEASE EQUITY

James Hopkins has been appointed Associate Director assuming responsibility for the Retail Leasing Department. James has been a long-term staff member at Lease Equity commencing in 2013. 

Samantha Stewart has been appointed as Senior Marketing Manager to take responsibility for the marketing of Kingsway City and Waterford Plaza Shopping Centre. 

 

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