Industry Shuffles

Industry Shuffles – March 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



Andrea Smith is appointed Centre Manager, Ocean Keys Shopping Centre. Andrea joins us from CBRE and previously held roles with Federation Centres/Centro.
Delna Cardmaster has joined the team at Botany Town Centre as Assistant Marketing Manager. Delna has a background in marketing strategy, initiatives and brand development.
Lisa Delpopolo has commenced as Leasing Manager for Pacific Fair and Macquarie Centre. Lisa was the Leasing Manager of Chatswood Chase.
Stuart Norman joins as Leasing Executive at Macquarie Centre. Stuart was a leasing executive at Castle Towers and Canberra Centre.
Anna Townsend joins the Pacific Fair team as Retail Marketing Manager. Anna comes with extensive experience working with luxury and beauty brands.
Teresa Pereira has commenced as Senior Concept Design Architect in the Place Strategy and Design team. Teresa has a background in architecture, urban planning, and sustainability.
Bruce Hanlee joins as Concept Design Architect. Bruce is an experienced retail concept architect, industrial designer and university lecturer with a background in retail, residential and commercial.
Richard Walters has been promoted to the role of Divisional Leasing Manager, responsible for Macquarie Centre and Pacific Fair. Richard has spent the past two years working on the Pacific Fair development.
Kirstie Foord has been appointed to the role of Senior Marketing Manager at Pacific Fair. Kirstie joins us from QIC and previously held senior marketing roles with Ipoh and Scentre Group.
Kristy Streeter has been appointed to the role of Retail Manager at Pacific Fair. Kristy was most recently the Leasing Executive for AMP Capital Shopping Centres and has been in the industry for over 15 years.
Steven Ihm has been appointed as Senior Centre Manager at Pacific Fair. Steven has been with us for more than 13 years, most recently as the Centre Manager of Pacific Fair.


Henry Lam has been promoted from Finance Manager to Retail Manager at our Carnes Hill Hub.
Michael Antonas joins the Sydney Hub as Operations Manager.
Michael Rapley joins the Bateau Bay Square Hub as Operations Manager.
Lynette Foley is our new Administration Assistant in Rockhampton.
Virginia Lloyd joins us as Regional Development Manager.
Angela Johnson is now our new Centre Manager for the Wanneroo Hub.
Martin Forde joins the Wanneroo Hub as Operations Manager.
Janine Thomson is our new Administration Manager in Singleton.
Keith Garrash joins us as Leasing Executive.
Karina White joins us as Leasing Executive.
Kia Luby joins the team as Marketing Manager, Victoria.


Luke McGrath has been appointed Associate Director of Retail Leasing. Luke is a 20-year retail veteran having run and worked in both retail agency at Knight Frank and Westfield, as well as owning his own consultancy firm.
Garry McDowall has been appointed Associate Director of Large Format Retail. Gary joins the team from Savills and brings 15 years’ experience in the Brisbane market.
George Wragge has been promoted to Director of Retail Leasing. He leads the NSW retail leasing team with a focus on integrating a retailer’s needs with the commercial objectives of landlords.
Sam Degn has been promoted to Manager of Retail Leasing. Over the past four years at Colliers Sam has negotiated significant retail leasing deals in Brisbane CBD.
Cameron Henshaw has been promoted to the position of Director of Large Format Retail. Cameron is responsible for all leasing strategies within the Large Format Retail team.
Jason Smith has been promoted to the position of Manager of Large Format Retail. Jason specialises in large format retail leasing and has been involved in lease negotiations and transactions, strategic business positioning and repositioning as well as masterplanning and project leasing.
Steven Schneider has been promoted to National Director of Retail Management. Since 2016 Steven has had responsibility for NSW, QLD and SCA’s portfolio of centres.
Simon Dyer has been promoted to Director of Retail Management. Simon has been with Colliers International in NSW for two years and has increased his portfolio overview to 19 retail centres.
Lan Leung has been promoted to the position of Associate Director of Retail Management. Lan has been a key asset to the team at 60 Margaret Street for more than five years and has continually delivered in her role as Centre Manager at the MetCentre.


Peter Trinh joins as Centre Manager, Carillon City Perth. Peter has strong retail management experience as he joins from Vicinity.
Catriona Milos joins as Marketing Manager, Carillon City Perth. Catriona has over seven years’ retail marketing experience.
Glenys Wrights joins as Administration Manager at Beenleigh Marketplace.
Michael Reilly joins as Maintenance Officer at Shepparton Marketplace.
Zaeem Khan joins as Assistant Operations Manager at Carillon City.
Dean Taylor joins as Maintenance Officer at Sturt Mall Wagga Wagga.


Gavin Whittome has joined the National Operations team as the Regional Operations Manager (WA). Gavin was previously at Airlite.
Russell Murray has joined as Development Operations Manager at Sunshine Plaza, Queensland.
Nicole Smith has joined as the Marketing Executive at Macarthur Square, NSW.
Rachel Alexandra has joined as the Marketing Assistant at Macarthur Square. NSW.

Claire Torkington has been appointed Centre Manager Kawana Shoppingworld, replacing Kim Mackay who retired at the end of last year. Claire was previously Retail Manager at Kawana and alongside Kim has been pivotal to the centre’s success.
Elizabeth Bryant has been promoted to the role of Retail Manager at Kawana Shoppingworld.
Todd King joins as National Manager – Digital. Todd replaces Emma Truong who is on parental leave.
Andrea Maguire has been promoted to the role of Marketing Manager at Broadway Sydney. She was previously the Marketing Manager, Birkenhead Point.
Lara Turnbull has been appointed Assistant Marketing Manager for Birkenhead Point. Lara was most recently an Intern with National Marketing.
Marina Ross has been promoted Marketing Manager at Birkenhead Point. She was previously Assistant Marketing Manager at Broadway Sydney and was most recently the Marketing Manager at Rhodes.
Tanya Coert has commenced as Centre Manager for Rhodes Waterside. Tanya was most recently Regional Marketing Manager in National Marketing.
Carina Georgoulas joins Mirvac in the newly created role of Consumer Insights Manager. Carina has previously held strategic insight roles at Campbell Arnott’s and Nestle.
Aleks Zoric has been promoted to National Manager – Placemaking and Design within the Mirvac Retail Development team.
Melissa Kaczmarek has been appointed Assistant Development Manager. Melissa has held various Centre Manager roles including St Mary’s Village, Cherrybrook Village and most recently Harbourside.

Richard Sturgess joins as Leasing Executive. He brings over 14 years’ experience in project and operational retail leasing.
Kristie Jones has been appointed the position of Leasing Executive. Kristie has spent the past nine years leasing and project leasing a diverse portfolio of shopping centre assets throughout Queensland.
Kathryn Ellis joins as a project design manager. Kathryn has over 15 years’ experience as a designer developed across multiple sectors working in the UK, NZ, Australia and China.
Heidi DeHaas joins as Leasing Executive as part of Food & Beverage across NSW centres including Canberra. Heidi joins from Rook Salinger where she held the position of Project Leasing Executive working on the Chatswood Interchange & the District Dining Village redevelopment.
Patrick Vantomme joins as Project Design Manager for the Castle Towers Expansion Project after working on the project for almost 2.5 years as an external consultant. Patrick played a key part in the successful delivery of Westfield London and Westfield Stratford.
Monique Cooper joins as a Leasing Executive. Monique has over 10 years of retail leasing experience, most recently as a Senior Retail Leasing Manager of JLL NSW.
Andre Perl joins as a Project Design Manager in the Design team. Andre was previously with Scentre Group Design & Development where he was responsible for the delivery of Westfield Chatswood and Macquarie Centre as Project Design Manager.
Simon Daniels joins as a Leasing Executive. Simon was Leasing Executive for Vicinity based in Brisbane and then Melbourne.

Heidi Flaherty is appointed as Marketing Manager at Stockland Point Cook. Heidi brings a wealth of Retail Marketing experience, with her most recent centre being Tuggeranong Hyperdome in the ACT.
Tahlia Mcrae is appointed as Marketing Manager at Stockland Bathurst. Tahlia joins with an extensive experience in advertising and marketing.
Julie Gesnel is appointed as Assistant Marketing Manager at Stockland Shellharbour and Stockland Corrimal. Julie joins from CUE clothing.
Lauren Walls has been promoted to Regional Casual Leasing Executive working on the Gold Coast & Cairns assets. Lauren was previously the National Casual leasing Executive.
Marsha McGowan is appointed as National Casual leasing Executive, managing key accounts. Marsha comes with extensive casual leasing experience and most recently worked on the Pacific Fair development.
Chris Walker is appointed as Regional Casual Leasing Executive, Central Queensland managing Stockland Caloundra, Bundaberg and Hervey Bay. Chris joins from Stockland Residential Sales.
Logan Mead is appointed to the newly created role of Project Casual Leasing Executive initially working on Stockland Green Hills and Stockland Wetherill Park. Logan was previously working as a Regional Casual executive on a maternity leave cover.
Jeni Espiritu is appointed to the Brand Alliance team looking after the vending and supplementary income portfolio. Jeni joins from an agency called Creative Activation managing a program of field sales and merchandising at retail locations across Australia.
Samantha Yeomans is appointed as Assistant Marketing Manager at Stockland Bull Creek. Sam has a background in Brand Marketing previously managing the Wusthof portfolio whilst working for Milner’s.
Melissa Llewellyn is appointed as Marketing Manager for Stockland Burleigh Heads, Benowa Gardens, Pacific Pines and Tamworth Homespace. She joins from Flight Centre.
Joe Furfaro appointed as Retail Design Manager and Tenancy Delivery Manager for the WA region. Joe commenced joins as Retail Design Manager for Harrisdale and was instrumental in the success of this project. During the development he also took on the Tenancy Delivery role of the WA operational assets.
Prue Griffin is appointed Media Sales Executive. Prue joins from News Corp.
Iris Qi has been appointed Trade Communications Manager. Iris will be working on Retail B2B, Office, Logistics and Business Parks communications.
Devanie Casagrande has been promoted to Marketing Manager at Stockland Merrylands. Devanie was previously the Marketing manager at Stockland Baulkham Hills and Piccadilly on a maternity cover.
Vanessa Lynn is appointed as Direct Marketing Manager supporting Commercial Property. Vanessa has a background in marketing, communications and media.
Dana Irving has been promoted to Assistant Marketing Manager at Stockland Green Hills. Dana has been with Stockland for 11 years in various roles most recently as Assistant Marketing Manager at Stockland Jesmond and Stockland Wallsend.
Jessica Doak is appointed as Marketing Manager at Stockland Jesmond, Forster and Wallsend. Jessica will be based at Jesmond and will oversee the marketing of these three assets. She was previously the Marketing Manager at Green Hills.
Karina Zaknich is appointed as Assistant Marketing Manager at Stockland Merrylands. Karina was previously an Assistant Marketing Manager at Macquarie Centre and most recently at Home Hub in Castle Hill.

Wendy Westbury joins as Regional Retail Leasing Manager, based in Sydney. Wendy’s last role was at Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate.
Ali Leigh joins the Group as a Leasing Executive, based in Sydney. Ali was previously an Assistant Valuer at Urbis, in Brisbane.
Michelle Palmer takes up the role of New Business Manager focusing on pop-up leasing, brand activations and media & advertising across the Retail portfolio.
Madeline Cross joins as Business Development Executive at Wollongong Central. She was previously at Engineers Australia.
Lachlan Crowl has moved to into the Assistant Property Manager role at Norton Plaza. Lachlan was previously Business Development Executive, based in Rouse Hill.
Louise Martin joins as Centre Manager, Parkmore Shopping Centre.
Ian Phythian joins the Group as Senior Operations Manager, based in Darwin.
Katya Abramzon has been promoted to the role of Senior Marketing Manager at Highpoint Shopping Centre. Shane Nolan is now Senior Operations Manager at Rouse Hill Town Centre. Shane joined GPT in 2007.
Francois George has joined the Group as Senior Leasing Executive, based in Sydney.
Alex Perryman is now Retail Manager, based in Wollongong. Alex has been with the Group since 2013.


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