Industry Shuffles

Industry Shuffles – May 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


Karen Draper has moved into a Development Manager role in WA.

Mechu Annamalai returns from NZ and maternity leave as Finance Business Partner in Sydney.
Andrea Smith is the new Centre Manager at Ocean Keys.
James Posilero has commenced in the role as Retail Design Manager in WA.
Peta Cummings has commenced in the role as Retail Design Manager in NZ.
Sarah Ye has commenced in the role as Finance Manager for Ocean Keys, Casula and Crossroads.
Angela Payton has commenced in the role as Office Manager and PA for the WA Development team.
Juan Chan has commenced as Assistant Operations Manager at Macquarie Centre.
Joshua Barkle has joined our NZ team as a Retail Analyst.
Colin Mackay has been promoted to the role of Business Performance Manager within the Property Research team.
Dhilan Balia has been promoted to Business Performance Partner in NZ.
Jessica O’Brien has returned from parental leave, resuming her role as National Account Coordinator in the Brand and Retail Solutions team.
Rebecca Black has been promoted to the role of National Customer Experience Executive in the National Marketing team.
Alana MacDonald has finished her secondment and returned to her role as Executive Assistant supporting Head of Asset Management and the Divisional Asset Managers.
Lisa Cavanagh has moved into the role of Team Coordinator in the Place Strategy & Design team.


Christine Pace has been promoted from Divisional Administration Manager (Sydney based) to Retail Manager at Bateau Bay.
Nicholas Wright has been appointed as Regional Administration Manager (QLD).
Rebecca Teakle has been promoted from Administration Manager (Wanneroo) to Regional Administration Manager VIC/SA.
Kahli Brooks has been appointed as Marketing Executive (NSWN Region).
Abby Richards has been promoted from Marketing Executive to Marketing Manager (NSWN).
Jessica Pagano has been promoted from Senior Marketing Manager (NSWS) to Regional Marketing Manager.
Monica Behman has been appointed Marketing Executive (NSW Central/South).


Claire May joins Dexus as Receptionist, Carillon City, Perth.
Michelle Hall joins the team at Tweed City as a Customer Service Representative.
Vicki Lee takes up the Customer Service role at Willows, Townsville.


David Cohen joins as a Senior Retail Leasing Executive working across a diverse portfolio of shopping centres. David comes to JLL with an extensive background in many areas of Retail.
Gino Giacobbe has been appointed as Operations Manager, Midtown Melbourne and 206 Bourke on the ISPT portfolio. Gino joins JLL from Westfield.
Josh Greer has transferred internally to the role of Operations Manager at Barkly Square and Campbellfield Plaza.
Antonella Vieni joins the Karingal Hub team as Marketing Coordinator. Antonella has extensive experience in a number of roles across several retail businesses.
Madison Gleeson joins as Administration Manager at Barkly Square and Campbellfield Plaza.
Caitlin Howell has commenced the Marketing Coordinator role at Wagga Wagga Marketplace. Caitlin brings with her over four years’ experience in retail, sales and marketing.
Lauren Wallace joins as a Retail Analyst. Lauren has a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Economics, and a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning.
Ian McCosker has commenced as the new Centre Manager of Cockburn Gateway. Ian has over 20 years’ experience in the retail property industry including previous roles with Stockland, Lendlease and Westfield.
Iris Marcos joins the WA Retail team as a Property Manager. Iris was previously with Colliers.
Janet Ting joins as the new Retail Property Administrator, bringing with her over 15 years’ experience in administration and project roles, most recently with Rio Tinto where she was a Project Coordinator.
Stephen Cooper joins as Facilities Coordinator at Cockburn Gateway. Stephen has six years’ experience in Security Management within shopping centres and has most recently been Security Manager at Cockburn Gateway.
Darren Wai joins as the new Retail Leasing Executive. Darren was previously at Realmark Commercial, where he was a Commercial Leasing Associate.
Tram Nguyen has transferred over to Floreat Forum as an Administration Manager. Tram joined JLL in 2015 as a Portfolio Accountant in the Client Accounting Services team.
Christine Gerstmayr has been appointed Retail Manager for Lakelands Shopping Centre. Christine brings with her 18 years of experience in property management, as well as running and managing shopping centres, leasing and marketing.
Sam Sutton has been appointed as Retail Leasing Executive within the expanded JLL Adelaide Retail Leasing team. Sam brings with him over 20 years’ experience in the retail industry.
Eva Sianis joins the Duke Group JLL team as a receptionist at the Northpark Shopping Centre in Adelaide.
Jeremy Prestoe has joined JLL to head up the NSW Retail Leasing team. Jeremy joins JLL after 16 years of running his own Contract Centre Management consultancy.
Branka Rodic has recently joined the NSW Retail Leasing team as a Leasing Executive. Branka brings over 25 years in Retail property including time with both Savills and Stockland.
Andrew Tye has rejoined the JLL team in a Centre Manager position in Adelaide. Andrew returns to JLL after previously managing Mount Gambier Marketplace.


Mandy Poynton, Retail Manager will transfer from Macarthur Square to Sunshine Plaza. Mandy recently completed the Macarthur Square development as Retail Manager and will join Sue Dingas as Retail Manager at Sunshine Plaza.
Rebecca Farrugia is now the Marketing Assistant at Erina Fair transferring from the role of Administration Manager.
Siobhan Lyneham joins as Administration Assistant at Armadale City.
Sach Corbett joins Southlands Boulevard as Administration Assistant. Sach was previously at recruitment agency Mining People International.
Tom Blanks joins as Assistant Operations Manager at Barangaroo.
Oliver Haden has relocated back to Perth as the Regional Tenancy Delivery Manager looking after all Western Australian retail assets.
Carol Barker joins as Administration Assistant at Northgate Shopping Centre.
Samantha Simpson Marketing Manager at Armadale Shopping City and Southlands Boulevarde will now also provide marketing support to Northgate Shopping Centre.
Kimberley McCone has been promoted to Divisional Marketing Manager within the National Marketing & Communications team. Previously Kimberley was the Development Marketing Manager at Macarthur Square and prior to that successfully launched the Lakeside Joondalup development.


Hanna Peard joins as Leasing Executive on Toombul Shopping Centre in Brisbane. Hanna has previously held retail leasing roles with Chesterton and Lancini Group.
Susie Rompies has been appointed Leasing Executive, responsible for Greenwood Plaza and Cherrybrook Village. Susie joins Mirvac having previously worked with Centro and Westfield/Scentre Group.
Tom Dowling joins Mirvac as Leasing Executive for Orion Springfield Central. Tom has previously held leasing roles with Vicinity, Retail First and AMP.
Sam Vicaretti joins Mirvac as National Manager, Food. Sam is an experienced food and beverage retailer with a strong institutional background previously with QIC and Westfield Sydney.


Adam Heathcote joins as Portfolio Manager for Hospitality. Adam brings a multi-faceted, in-depth understanding of running successful Food & Beverage businesses. Adam’s fresh insights into establishing the resources and processes for consistent delivery of customer service excellence will be invaluable to QIC as we focus on elevating the guest experience throughout our centres.
Luke Young has been appointed the position of Portfolio Manager with the accountability for Castle Towers, Canberra Centre and Grand Central. Luke has been with GPT for the last three years in a Senior Regional Leasing Role. QIC would like to welcome back Luke to the Global Real Estate Business.
Ben O’Connor has joined as a Food and Beverage Leasing Specialist. Ben, over a span of 25 years has worked on some of Australia’s and Greater China’s most recognised retail projects as well as overseeing the planning and execution of several retailers’ global expansion strategies. Adam completed the remix and leasing for Brisbane’s Eagle Street Pier several years ago. Adam has also developed a real connection with the passion and creativity of the operators behind this multi-sensory form of retailing.
Trisha Wamelink joins as a Leasing Executive. Trisha has several years’ retail leasing experience with CBRE on the Gold Coast and Savills in Brisbane.
Nick Kelly joins as a Leasing Executive. Nick has most recently been with Vicinity working on QueensPlaza and the Myer Centre in Brisbane.
Amy Carlson has joined as a Leasing Executive. Amy has over 12 years’ of industry experience, which consists of five years as a certified practicing valuer with JLL and seven years’ experience as a Leasing Executive with both JLL and most recently with Mirvac.


Michele Lok commences with Westfield Hurstville as Brand Experience Manager. Michele is making the move from South Australia where she has been Marketing Manager at Westfield West Lakes during 2016.
Andrew Wolfe has transferred to Westfield Warringah Mall as Brand Experience Manager from Hurstville. We look forward to Andrew’s fresh perspective in helping to stabilise Warringah in 2017.
Sylvia Paris has been promoted to Regional Brand Experience Manager in NSW South & ACT. Sylvia will continue to be based in Westfield Miranda.
Cathy Finlayson has been promoted to Regional Brand Experience Manager in NSW North and will be based at Westfield Hornsby.
Lucy Andolfatto has been promoted to Regional Brand Experience Manager in SA. Lucy based will continue to be based in Westfield Marion.
Lisa Van Erp has been promoted to Regional Brand Experience Manager in WA. Lisa will continue to be based in Westfield Carousel.
Michelle Clarkson has been promoted to the Regional BX Manager VIC based at Westfield Doncaster.
Calum Wallace is taking on a new role as Senior Finance Manager, Brand & Media Experience.
Danii Ashton returns from Parental Leave. Danii will return part-time as Senior Brand Experience Manager, based in the Support Office Brand Experience Activation team.
Pam Wilson is taking on the new role of Community Experience Manager. Pam has over 20 years’ experience specialising in communications and stakeholder engagement across the corporate, government and media sectors.
Katrina Ang will be leaving the business on 31 May. Most recently as our Group Marketing Manager Communications and Events, Katrina has led content creation and channel planning for multiple programs across the portfolio Katrina is well known across our business for her exceptional passion and energy. We would like to thank Katrina for all of her hard work and dedication over the past 13 years.
Casey McGrath has been promoted to Brand Experience Manager, in the Content Team. Casey will focus on key initiatives for creating exceptional customer experiences in our centres.
Anita Tasevski and Elena Petroska both return from maternity leave into the role of Senior Brand Experience Manager, based in Support Office. Both Anita and Elena will join the Brand Experience & Media team, supporting our Seasonal & Gifting programs.
Melissa Peck and Ametis Croft have returned from maternity leave in a job share as Brand Experience Manager at Westfield Eastgardens.
Kristina Mangan has been promoted to the Brand Experience Manager at North Lakes.


Ronza Toma has been appointed as Assistant Marketing Manager at Stockland Wetherill Park. Ronza graduated with an MBA majoring in Marketing and joins us from the Bradford Exchange.
Suzy Pickard returns from maternity leave as Marketing Manager at Stockland Cleveland. Suzy was previously the Marketing Manager at Stockland Cairns.
Charlotte Hadlow has been appointed as Lease administrator. Charlotte is a lawyer from New Zealand who has just relocated to Sydney.
Becki Erskine has been appointed as Senior Lease Administrator working on the Green Hills Project. Becki has worked at Gadens as a paralegal and most recently for four years at AMP as a Lease Administrator.
Mark Cincotta is appointed as Regional Tenancy Design & Delivery Manager (Southern NSW & Vic) in the Tenancy Design & Delivery team. Mark has experience in retail projects, food and beverage, corporate, hotels and residential sectors, working throughout Australia, China and the Middle East. He previously worked with Woolworths and Coles in Retail Planning, Property Management and Design roles and has also worked internationally with DWP in Bahrain & HBA in Hong Kong.
Kate Marshall is appointed as Marketing Manager at Stockland Green Hills. Kate comes to us with a wealth of Retail Marketing experience, with her most recent centre being Indooroopilly Shopping Centre in Brisbane.
Stephen Blanch is appointed as Development Manager in Vic. Stephen has held various asset management and development roles. Most recently Stephen has been Development Manager with Charter Hall responsible for retail development across Vic, the ACT and SA.
Shelly Hills has been promoted to Lease Administrator. Shelly started at Stockland in the Qld team as a Lease Admin Assistant and over past months has stepped up into the Lease Administrator role working on Vic assets.
Alex Reickhoff has been promoted to Lease Administrator. Alex joined the team on a temporary assignment and has quickly picked up the role. Alex will be joining the Green Hills Development Team to deliver the leasing documentation for the project.
Mary Duffy has been appointed as Marketing Manager at Stockland Baulkham Hills and Stockland Piccadilly. Mary joins us most recently from an assignment at Westfield Sydney in a Digital Marketing role, and before that held a number of roles in Marketing in Perth. Mary was recognised for her achievements in innovation by Synergy, amongst other things for powering a festival with renewable energy and increasing brand awareness.


Michael Bickers is the new Retail Manager at Highpoint Shopping Centre. Michael was previously General Manager at Play9, taking care of digital interactive gaming units for shopping centres and airports. Prior to that Michael was the Centre Manager at Northland Shopping Centre.
Ashley Wight commences in a new role as Assistant Retail Manager at Highpoint Shopping Centre. Ashley was previously working in the GPT Office portfolio as Assistant Property Manager.
Kate Stone joins as the Senior Marketing Manager for Rouse Hill Town Centre. Kate previously worked in National and Centre based Marketing roles at Stockland, and recently as the Head of Marketing at Vinta Property Group.
Amber Fotoulis is moving into a new role as Project Leasing Manager, based in MLC Centre. Amber has worked at The GPT Group since 2006.
Rachael Stephens is now the Regional Retail Leasing Manager, NSW. Rachael has been with The GPT Group since 2014.
Casey Parker has returned from parental leave as Centre Manager at Norton Plaza, based in Leichhardt.


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