Industry Shuffles

Industry Shuffles – November 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



Amy Jamieson is appointed as Leasing Executive. Amy developed her career within Stockland having held positions in Lease Management, CML and Property Management, most recently being the centre manager of Stockland Merrylands.
Martin Fairbrother is appointed as Operations Manager at Stockland Shellharbour. Martin comes to us with a wealth of experience in managing both retail and commercial assets, most recently working at Westfield Mount Druit and prior to that Westfield Woden.
Jodie Bouffler is appointed as Retail Manager at Stockland Green Hills. Jodie joins us from the GPT Charlestown Square team where she undertook a number of roles including Business Admin Manager and Property Manager of The East End portfolio which included 26 Buildings and a combination of Retail, Residential and Commercial spaces. Together with the Development team, Jodie helped deliver the successful divestment of the portfolio. Her most recent role was as Retail Manager in which she was heavily involved with stabilisation of Charlestown and its renewal profile.


Chelsea Milne has been appointed as Retail Manager at Macarthur Square. Chelsea joins us from Stockland where she was Retail Manager at Wetherill Park, and prior to that, was a Centre Manager across a number of assets within the Coles Group.
David Mercieca has been appointed as Operations Manager at Macarthur Square. Previously David was the Development Operations Manager during the delivery of the recent development at Macarthur Square.
Frank Budai has been appointed as Assistant Operations Manager at Macarthur Square. Previously, he was Operations Manager at Caroline Springs Square.
Tarita Potestas accepted a short-term secondment as Retail Manager at Erina Fair. Previously, Tarita was Marketing Executive Erina Fair.
Paul Doak has been appointed as Assistant Operations Manager at Erina Fair.
Hannah McEwan has accepted a secondment as Retail Manager at Craigieburn Central. Previously Hannah was Administration Manager at Craigieburn Central.
Monique Martin has been appointed as Marketing Manager at Craigieburn Central. Monique joins Lendlease from Colliers International.
Rio Guo has been appointed as Administration Manager at Craigieburn Central on a contract role.
Rory Hollingsworth has been appointed Operations Manager at Caroline Springs Square. Previously Rory was Assistant Operations Manager at Craigieburn Central.
Bianca Patsalis commenced in the Pop Up Sales Executive role for Craigieburn and CS Square. Bianca was previously the owner of Cheeky Monkey Markets, a regular Pop Up client based in Melbourne.
Keith Gliddon has been appointed the Leasing Executive at Caneland Central. Previously Keith was Leasing Executive at Sunshine Plaza.
Sam Phu has commenced as Leasing Executive for the Sunshine Plaza development. Sam brings his urban regeneration experience to the team having previously worked on the Barangaroo and Darling Square projects.
Shauna O’Hare has commenced in the role of Marketing Manager for Barangaroo, Shauna joins Lendlease with a wealth of retail marketing experience having previously worked as Marketing Manager for QVB and The Galeries.


Emma Gibson has joined as Senior Leasing Executive at Melbourne Central. Previously, Emma held roles with Pacific Shopping Centres, QIC and CBRE, and brings 20 years’ experience in the property industry.
Amy Carlson joins as Leasing Executive at Melbourne Central. Amy has experience in valuing and leasing roles across QIC, Mirvac and JLL over the last 12 years.
James Batrouney has joined the Melbourne Central team as a Leasing Executive. James has held leasing roles with JLL, Gloria Jeans Coffees, Subway, Colliers International, and most recently with 151 Property.
Jasmin North has joined the Chirnside Park team, taking up the role of Centre Manager. Jasmin has held several roles across the business including Business Administration Manager and National Administration Manager over the last four years.
Anna Whelan has been promoted to the role of Marketing Manager at Casuarina Square. Anna moves to Darwin after working as the Retail Marketing Operations Manager in Sydney, and was previously the Assistant Marketing Manager at Wollongong Central.
Christina Persico has joined as the Retail Manager at Highpoint Shopping Centre. Christina was previously with the Scentre Group as Centre Manager at Westfield Plenty Valley.
Kristy Benson returns to her role as the Retail Manager at Charlestown Square. Kristy has been at the Group since 2009, in roles spanning marketing and retail.
Holly Howell returns as the Marketing Manager at Wollongong Central in time for the launch of the new Gateway precinct, which includes a new concept David Jones. Holly has been at Wollongong Central since 2015.
Loren Nott has joined as a Senior Business Development Executive in Sydney. Loren joins with experience in Account Management with Benedictus Media, and as a Planner/Buyer with Frontier.


Grace Murphy has commenced as Marketing Assistant at Ocean Keys.
Linda Johnson has commenced as Centre Manager at the newly acquired Brickworks Centre.
Kristel Grant has commenced as Reception and Admin Assistant at Brickworks Centre.
Sato Howard has commenced as Marketing Manager at Pacific Fair.
Karen Draper has commenced as Centre General Manager at Garden City Perth.
Jennifer Ralph has commenced as Senior Marketing Manager at Karrinyup Shopping Centre.
Faye Yan has commenced as Accounts Administrator in Head office.
Louiza Marras has stepped into the role of Head of Real Estate Transformation.
Amal Singer has commenced as Operations Manager at Casula Mall and Crossroads Homemaker Centre.


Danielle Krebs has been appointed Marketing Manager at Stanhope Village. Danielle was most recently Marketing Manager at Cherrybrook Village.
Holly Pedersen has been promoted to Marketing Manager at Cherrybrook Village. Holly was most recently the Assistant Marketing Manager at Broadway Sydney.
Louise Camilleri joins as National Manager – Customer Experience. In this newly created role Louise will add value to Mirvac’s customer experience initiatives particularly the award-winning customer service program, The Standard’. Louise was most recently with Scentre Group at Westfield Penrith.
Laura Parker joins as Assistant Marketing Manager at Broadway Sydney. Laura has previously held roles in marketing and customer service at Rhodes Waterside.
Laura Howes has been appointed Marketing Manager, Cooleman Court. Laura was previously at Belconnen Fresh Food Markets.


Dana Ridge has been promoted to Head of Content for Brand & Media Experience (BX). This appointment acknowledges the successful career that Dana has forged over 15 years at Scentre Group with various BX roles working in centres and then in Support Office.
Bree Evans is joining Scentre Group as BX Manager based at Westfield Marion.
Emma Reynolds has been promoted to Group Manager, BX Developments. Emma has been with the team since October 2016, prior to this, Emma worked in the Fashion team. Her first re-development was Westfield Sydney which she worked on from 2008 through the delivery.
Jill Wynn will join the BX Development team in early 2018 as Senior BX Manager. Jill has extensive experience at Scentre Group working in the BX team on Warringah and Carindale developments.
Sylvia Paris will step up to the Head of Brand Activation role (acting). For the past 2.5 years Sylvia has been based at Westfield Miranda, starting as a Senior BX Manager and was promoted to Regional BX Manager in February 2017. Prior to this Sylvia was BX Manager at Liverpool and has worked a number of centres along with roles in the support office.
Jacqui Charalambous will move to Westfield Miranda as Senior BX Manager. Jacqui has been at Westfield Bondi Junction for the last 16 months and during this time was promoted to the Senior role. Jacqui has worked across multiple centres in the BX team and in the events team in the support office for the last 12 years.
Danii Ashton will step up to the Regional BX Manager, NSW South / ACT role (acting) based at Westfield Bondi Junction. Over eight years Danii has held roles at Hurstville, Support Office, Liverpool (both BX & retail manager), Parramatta and Warringah Mall.
Regan Kempthorne will replace Danii as Senior BX Manager in the activation team. Regan is joining the support office from Burwood. Prior to this she worked on the Westfield Warringah development and previously held roles in Westfield Sydney, Hurstville and support office.
Aimee Taylor has been appointed to the Development and Strategic Asset Management team. Prior to joining Scentre Group, Aimee worked as Development Manager for Vicinity Centres.
Grant Howie has been promoted to General Manager Digital Experience. Grant originally joined our business in 2014 to lead the Australian arm of Westfield Labs. Over the past year he has been a key member of the Customer Experience Leadership team.
Zac Robinson has been promoted to Device Management and Support Engineer from his previous role of Service Desk Analyst.
Chad Daly has been promoted to Centre Experience Manager and is moving from WA to the ACT to manage Belconnen.
Milton Wallace will be joining the Chermside team as the new Retail Experience Manager. Milton has had an extensive and successful career in retail, spending more than 19 years with Myer running stores such as North Lakes, Doncaster and Garden City. Most recently he has been working as a manager of Super Amart.
Sharron Puck has joined the Coomera team on secondment in the new role of Community Relationship Manager.
Alexandra Chomley will commence with Brandspace in the NSW regional team. Alexandra comes with retail pop up experience from Lendlease and Intu Properties.
Laura-Jade Harries will commence with Brandspace in the NSW regional team. Laura-Jade comes to Scentre Group from prior roles at IPC Media UK, JP Creative UK, Pacific Magazines and Bauer Media.
Malia Pawsey has joined the RDAM Team as a Retail Design Account Manager based in the Brisbane regional office. Malia has been in the Interior Design industry for over 15 years.
Maeve Foley has been appointed as Centre Manager at Westfield Innaloo.
Meghan O’Brien joins the Brandspace Retail NSW team. Meghan comes to us from our Belconnen team where she has spent the past two years working across Concierge and Brand Experience.
Lewis Greenhalgh joins the Leasing and Retail Solutions team in the role of Project Leasing Executive. Lewis joined in 2012 in a BrandSpace role and transitioned into the leasing team in January 2014.
Peter Cavallaro has been promoted to Centre Manager at West Lakes.
Jodie Kannane has been promoted to Retail Manager at Marion from Retail Manager.
Andrew Radford has accepted the role of Facilities Manager for Westfield St Lukes (Auckland). Andrew has a strong background in Risk Management, Facilities and Centre Management having worked at Downtown, Albany and Newmarket Centres.
Anthony Barton has joined the Leasing and Retail Solutions team in the role of Project Leasing Executive. Anthony is an accomplished retail sales and leasing professional with more than 14 years’ experience.
Nigel Habben has been appointed to the role of National Risk and Security Operations Manager.
Chris Barton takes on the CX Regional Manager role for WA. Chris has nine years’ experience as a Scentre Group Centre Manager across NSW & QLD, having most recently delivered the North Lakes Stage 2 development.
Nhan Nguyen has been appointed Centre Manager North Lakes. Having commenced at Whitford City as a Retail Manager six and a half years ago, Nhan has worked across multiple assets in both WA and QLD.
Kristian Nicholls will transfer to Westfield Knox as Centre Manager. Kristian will bring a wealth of experience and leadership competence to the CX function at Knox, having previously led the Airport West, Plenty Valley and Southland teams.
Laura Westhorpe transfers to Westfield Southland as Centre Manager. Laura was previously at Airport West.
Michael Croxford will continue his Centre Manager secondment, transferring to Airport West, having been a great support to the Knox team over the last few months in the Centre Manager role.
Micaella Gogoski joins the Bondi Team as Risk and Security Supervisor.


Lyndal Ford joins as Marketing Manager at Shepparton Marketplace.
Glenn Atkins joins as Centre Manager at Plumpton Marketplace.
Pat Fisher joins the national retail marketing team as Marketing Manager, Retail. Pat has extensive marketing and media communications experience including time with Westfield and working in a number of media roles across past Olympics Games.


Michael O’Brien has joined as Operations Manager (Southgate Hub – SA).
Colin Smith has joined as Operations Manager (Rosebud Hub – VIC & ACT).
James Rowles has joined as Leasing Executive.
Holly Campbell has joined as Administration Manager (Rockhampton Hub – QLD).
Daphne Zheng has joined as Senior Finance Manager.
Crystal Ganfield has joined as Leasing Executive.


Jon Newton has transitioned internally to the IRAPT and Coles Portfolio as Financial Controller. Jon brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the portfolio.
Fiona Moir is welcomed to the team as Retail Property Manager. She was previously at Dogswamp Shopping Centre and brings over 15 years of experience.
Maddy Davey joins from Dogswamp Shopping Centre as Facilities and Marketing Supervisor. Maddy has experience in a variety of administration roles.
Eric Park has been appointed Retail Manager for the IRAPT Portfolio in Sydney. Eric brings extensive experience to the team following several years in owning and operating his own property management business.
Jo Casha has been appointed Retail Manager for the NSW Coles Portfolio team. Jo has transitioned internally across from the IRAPT Portfolio.
Olga Palamiotis has been promoted to Senior Centre Manager for the IRAPT Portfolio in Victoria. Olga’s strong leadership will drive the performance of the Victorian team with a focus on upcoming redevelopments.
Reece Walker joins Central West Shopping Centre as Operations Assistant. Reece has a Bachelor of Applied Science in property and valuation and will be of great assistance to the team.
Susan Evans has been appointed Administration Manager for the IRAPT Portfolio in Victoria. Susan has transferred from the team at Rialto Towers and has many years of administrative experience across a number of industries.
Rachael O’Neill has been appointed as General Manager for Southgate and Eastgate Shopping Centres. Rachael joins us from Stocklands and brings an extensive amount of retail management experience.
Donna Karanfilovski has accepted a new role of Centre Manager for World Square. Donna brings over a decade of experience to this role and will be a great asset to the Centre.


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