Industry Shuffles

Industry Shuffles – July 2017

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



Tim Phillips is now in the role of Head of Shopping Centre Management and City Retail.
Peter Feros takes on the role of Head of Retail Asset and Development Management.
Ali Qadir has been promoted to Senior Finance Manager, Joint Venture Centres.
Alicia Kueh joins the team as Senior Finance Manager, Internal Centres. Over the past seven years Alicia has worked across a number roles with JLL.
Callum Sinclair joins the national retail marketing team as Marketing Executive.
Monica Booker joins Willows Shopping Centre as Marketing Assistant. Monica previously worked with Stockland.
Tyla Hill joins Dexus at Smithfield Shopping Centre in the role of Customer Service Representative.
Valentina Veratti also joins the Smithfield team in the role of Business Development Representative
Anna Calder joins as Marketing Manager, Carillon City in Perth CBD.
Martin Tavra joins as Leasing Manager, Perth.
Daniel Dinte also joins the retail team as Leasing Executive.
Andrew Santoro joins Dexus as Leasing Executive.


Daniel Lombardi will be returning to Scentre Group in the role of Regional Manager, Leasing and Retail Solutions Victoria. Daniel will be responsible for Westfield Fountain Gate and Airport West.
Justine Marziano will join Scentre Group in the role of Leasing Executive working on Westfield Knox. Justine has had many years in the industry working at Colonial/Vicinity.
Michelle Johns will take on the role of Regional Manager, Leasing and Retail Solutions Victoria.
Marcel Sultan has been promoted to the role of Regional Manager, Leasing and Retail Solutions Queensland. Marcel has been with Scentre Group for almost seven years, most recently taking a Senior Leasing role on the Westfield Chermside project, supporting Andrew Pheely.
Chris Zerial has been appointed to the role of Centre Experience Manager at Westfield Burwood. Chris most recently held the role of Retail Experience Manager at Westfield Bondi Junction and prior to that was Retail Experience Manager at Woden and Hornsby.
Phoebe White has been appointed to the role of Retail Experience Manager at Westfield Bondi Junction. Phoebe has most recently been the Retail Experience Manager at Westfield Belconnen and has previously held roles as Mall Manager at Westfield Sydney and Westfield Bondi Junction.
Scott Gray joins as Senior Architectural Technician – Design. Scott comes direct from Woodhams Meikle Zhan having spent over 10 years there. Scott has a wealth of experience on Scentre Group projects including Westfield Albany and Westfield Manukau.
Jo Thubthawee, Architectural Technician – Design, comes to Scentre Group from Peddle Thorp Aitken whilst having worked previously at Woodhams Meikle Zhan amongst other Auckland-based practices.
Tanya Abel has been appointed to the role of Retail Experience Manager at Westfield Tuggerah. Tanya has held the role of Administration Manager at Westfield Hornsby for the past four years and prior to that, held the Administration Manager role at Bondi, Tuggerah and North Rocks.
Craig Donkin returns to Scentre Group in the role of Regional Manager, Leasing and Retail Solutions and will take on the region previously held by Carl with Belconnen, Woden and Liverpool. Craig has previously worked with us in the Canberra region along with Westfield Figtree, Warrawong and Hornsby as a leasing executive. Most recently, Craig has held a divisional management role with AMP; he also worked on the Pacific Fair development and stabilisation of the Macquarie Centre development.
Samantha Bellgardt is welcomed to the role of Retail Experience Manager at Westfield Carindale. Samantha was previously the Retail Business Manager for Priceline and prior to that she held the role of Coles Area Manager.
Jessica Honeyfield joins the team at Eastgardens as Administration Manager. Jessica comes from a property background with over 11 years administration experience across Asset & Funds Management, Construction, Integrated Facilities Management, Leasing and most recently has spent four and a half years in the Development & Strategic Asset Management team.
Tom Nguyen joins the Gift Card team in the role of Operations Manager. Tom comes to Scentre Group from IKEA Group where he held roles in Operations and Supply Chain management.


Jonathan Armstrong has been appointed to the newly created role of Investment Manager.
Nicole De Gioia has transitioned to the role of Senior Creative Design Manager – WA Projects
Caroline Beresford has joined the Place team as Senior Concept Designer in a maternity leave cover.
Nyree Malone has joined the Place team as a Creative Design Manager.
Amanda Morgan has joined the Place team in WA as Project Creative Design Manager.
Ben John has joined the Finance team as Finance Manager based in head office.
Janet Vincent has joined as Marketing Manager at The Palms while Laura Jones is on maternity leave.
Chloe Chen has joined as Development Assistant Accountant in head office.
Chris Wong has joined as Development Finance Manager in head office in a maternity leave role.
Sarah Ye has moved internally to take up the position of Finance Manager at Macquarie Centre.
Kate Dixon has been promoted to the position of Senior Marketing Manager at Pacific Fair.
Toria Daniel is acting as Marketing Manager role at Karrinyup.
Natalie Dowle is on secondment at Pacific Fair in the role of Digital and Communications Manager.
Jenni Chan has taken up the role of Business Performance Partner for the Real Estate business.
Glenn Cochrane has commenced as Centre Manager at Dapto Mall.
Kevin Chhoeu recently finished the AMP graduate program and has joined the Retail Finance team in head office as Property Accountant.
Kalpesh Vaishnav has commenced as Property Accountant in Retail Finance in head office.
Patrick Tang has joined Real Estate Research team in the position of National Sales Analyst.


Rachel Duggan is the new Regional General Manager at Highpoint Shopping Centre. Rachel has previously held Centre Manager roles with the Scentre Group, Westfield, and JLL.
Melissa Polglase joins as Marketing Manager at Melbourne Central. Melissa was previously the Marketing Manager at Collins Square with the Walker Corporation.
Katrina Jeppesen has joined the Charlestown Square team as the new Assistant Marketing Manager. Katrina was previously Assistant Marketing Manager in Townsville, with Stockland.
Kelsey Watchirs has transferred to the Assistant Operations Manager role at Wollongong Central. Kelsey has been with the Group since 2014.
Sarah Crichton has taken on a new role at Charlestown Square as the Assistant Operations Manager. Sarah was previously worked as Assistant Marketing Manager at the centre.


Frances Oberg Short has been promoted from Leasing Assistant to Team Assistant.
Simone Cartwright has joined as Leasing Assistant.
Alexandra Rolls joins as Senior Lease Administrator (covering Sarah Jaderpour whilst she is on maternity leave).
Noeleen Dunleavy joins as Administration Assistant/Reception at Rosebud Plaza.
Melanie Ross joins as People Manager for Retail based in Head Office (in preparation for Emma Stewart going on maternity leave).
Maria Ianni joins as Administration Manager at Campbelltown Mall (due to Jayne Rose leaving for retirement).
Helen Dimoudis joins as Marketing Manager (VIC/SA).
Katie Wild joins as Administration Manager at Caboolture Hub.


Brad Wallis has been appointed Centre Manager for Stockland Burleigh Heads. Brad joins us from running a B&B in Port Macquarie and has previous extensive management experience with Scentre Group.
Julie Modena appointed as Retail Manager at Stockland Shellharbour and Stockland Corrimal. Julie joins us from AMP where she was Marketing Manager and most recently, Acting Centre of Dapto Mall. Prior to that, Julie was the Marketing Manager at Nowra in 2014.


Rosemary Antonios returns to Mirvac as Retail Manager at Birkenhead Point Outlet Centre. Rosemary has previously held roles at Rhodes Waterside and Broadway Sydney and was most recently with JLL at World Square.
Alex Perryman joins Mirvac as Centre Manager at East Village. Alex was most recently with GPT where he was the Retail Manager at Wollongong Central.
Keryn Ward has been appointed Centre Manager at Greenwood Plaza. Keryn is experienced across Retail and Office and joins Mirvac from AMP where she was most recently Centre Manager at Royal Randwick and Northbridge Plaza.


Scott Sullivan was appointed Centre Manager, Barangaroo Retail in May. Scott was previously the Centre Manager at Vicinity’s Chadstone Shopping Centre having completed their recent $660-million redevelopment. Prior to this role, Scott worked at the Norfolk Group.
Lucy Wiltshire has joined the National Operations team as Procurement/Contracts Manager for the Retail portfolio. Lucy comes with vast experience in a variety of Procurement roles, most recently with AMP across their retail, commercial and industrial portfolios.
Hayley Caffey has been appointed to the role of National Marketing Executive. Hayley has been with Lendlease for over two years in the role of Marketing Assistant for Lakeside Joondalup.
Jacqui Bell has been appointed Centre Manager of Menai Marketplace. Jacqui was previously the Retail Manager at Macarthur Square.
Nicole Bautier has taken a secondment position within the National Pop Up team as a Business Development Executive, Pop Up Media. She was previously Pop Up Executive at Erina Fair.
Mandy Poynton has joined the Sunshine Plaza team as Retail Manager. Mandy was previously the Retail Manager at Macarthur Square.
Hannah McEwan has accepted a secondment as Retail Manager at Craigieburn Central.
Chelsea Milne has joined the Macarthur Square team as Retail Manager. Chelsea previously worked as Retail Manager at Stockland, Wetherill Park.
James Fisk has joined the Lendlease Pop Up Media team as a Client Services Coordinator. James will be managing the operational aspects of Lendlease Retail’s expanding network of digital screens.
Carmelo D’Aprile has been appointed Leasing Executive. Carmelo was previously the Centre Manager at Menai Marketplace.
Erin Schmidt joins the Settlement City team as Pop Up Exec/Marketing Manager. Erin previously worked at PEP Central.
Michael McCallin returns as Assistant Operations Manager at Lakeside Joondalup after a number of years at Parliament House in Perth City.
David Mercieca has joined as the Operations Manager at Macarthur Square. He was previously the Development Operations Manager at Macarthur Square.
Frank Budai has joined as the Assistant Operations Manager at Macarthur Square. Frank was previously the Operations Manager at CS Square.
Rebecca Farrugia is currently filling a secondment role as the Marketing Assistant at Erina Fair.
Meagan Robertson has accepted a secondment as the Pop Up Executive role at Erina Fair.
Mike McKenzie has accepted a secondment role as the Administration Assistant at Erina Fair.
Matt McMahon has been appointed Retail Manager at Erina Fair.


Amanda Clarke has commenced as Community Marketing Manager at Lakelands in WA. Amanda has previous experience in a variety of marketing roles.
Katrina Cheung joins JLL as Marketing Manager for Barkly & Campbellfield. Katrina’s strong skill set in social media, PR and event management will be a real asset to the team.
Patrina Bowtell has commenced as Retail Manager role for The Oracle, Broadbeach. Patrina is an experienced retail manager and brings with her a wealth of shopping centre management experience including leasing and marketing.
Jodie Ponder joins as Portfolio Co-ordinator in our Melbourne office. Jodie comes to JLL with more than 16 years of experience in administrative and support roles.
Jennifer Thomsen has commenced as Retail Manager for a number of assets in Queensland. Jennifer has over eight years’ industry experience.
Frances Cuzela-Piljac has commenced as Retail Manager at Dee Why Grand. Frances joins us following nine years in Senior Administration Roles at Raine and Horne Commercial.
Melissa Chisnall has re-joined JLL as State Marketing Manager, NSW in the IRAPT portfolio. Melissa was previously Senior Marketing Manager at Melbourne’s GPO and The Strand Arcade, at Malvern Central, with Centro Toombul and Woden Plaza.
Kareem Hemeda has commenced as Operation Manager at Midtown Melbourne and 206 Bourke Street. Kareem brings an extensive operational experience in both retail and commercial management.
Cathy London joins the Lakelands team in WA as the Finance Manager. Cathy has extensive experience in both State Client Accounting services and more recently as the Finance Manager of ENEX-100.
Angie Menna joined the WA team as Retail Property Manager. Angie has worked in commercial property management for the past 11 years.
Victoria Hansen has commenced as our new Marketing Manager at Cockburn Gateway Shopping City. Victoria brings over 10 years of property industry experience in addition to her experience in both marketing and customer service.
Gail Monument joins as Marketing Manager, Coles Portfolio. Gail brings the team a wealth of experience and over 20 years’ combined marketing experience.


Tony de Graaf joins as Centre Manager at Auburn Central. Tony is an experienced shopping centre manager who has worked across the globe.
Emma Knox has been appointed Retail Manager, following her role in leasing administration at Vinta.
Anil Suri is appointed as the Operations Manager at Summerhill Shopping Centre.
Gerard Grills joins the team as Centre Manager at Market Town Deception Bay.


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