Corporate Ladder: your weekly guide to executive appointments in South Australia

South Australia’s premier executive appointments column tracking the movements of those driving the state’s public and private sectors. Plus, the latest executive recruitment opportunities.

Jun 11, 2024, updated Jun 11, 2024

State Library director turns new page

State Library of South Australia director Geoff Strempel has announced he will retire in October after six years in the role.

Geoff Strempel. Photo: Sia Duff

Strempel has worked for 40 years in library services and was previously Associate Director of Public Library Services, where he led the delivery of services and support to South Australia’s 140 public libraries.

The State Library said it will now undertake a national recruitment search for Strempel’s replacement.

Hospo Hall of Famer joins Coopers

Experienced hospitality professional Peter Morelli has been appointed as venue manager at Coopers Brewery.

Peter Morelli

In this role, Morelli will be responsible for the visitor experience at Cooper’s new $70 million development under construction at Regency Park.

Morelli was most recently Cellar Doors & Events Manager at d’Arenberg and before this, he was Business Manager at Penfolds Cellar Doors.

Morelli was also inducted into the Restaurant and Catering Association of Australia’s Hall of Fame in 2015.

Manager Sport & Recreation for one of SA’s largest and most progressive councils, the City of Salisbury.  Leading the sport and recreation team, the role manages recreational planning and delivery, sports and club development across a range of significant sport and recreational centres, services and events.

Media Relations and Communications Advisor for high-profile industry and training body Motor Trade Association of SA/NT. A fantastic opportunity for media/journalism professionals to drive engagement throughout local, state and national media landscapes with an entity committed to enhancing the future of the automotive industry.

Head of Senior School for leading Christian co-educational secondary school, Endeavour College at Mawson Lakes. Contribute to College strategy as a member of the College leadership team in a vibrant learning community and oversee Senior School operations of nearly 400 students.

Getting on board

North Adelaide-based youth arts body Carclew has welcomed Cezanne Green, Nara Wilson and Andrew Staniford as board directors.

Cezanne Green

Green has worked in education since 1986 and is currently the principal of Adelaide High School, where she has been since 2017.

Green notably undertook the role of State Coordinator for the Community Come Out Festival, a children’s arts festival now known as DreamBIG Children’s Festival.

InDaily in your inbox. The best local news every workday at lunch time.
By signing up, you agree to our User Agreement andPrivacy Policy & Cookie Statement. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Nara Wilson

Wilson is a Wirangu, Kokatha and Larrakia woman and is currently an associate producer at Vishus Productions, an animation company based in the Adelaide Hills.

From 2018 to 2022, Wilson implemented the first and second First Nations Screen Strategy at the South Australian Film Corporation and from 2022 to 2023 she implemented the state’s inaugural First Nations Arts Strategy at Arts South Australia.

She is currently also company director of the First Nations-owned film/video company BiRiny.

Andrew Staniford

Staniford, who said he is a passionate supporter of the arts, has over 25 years of experience in the energy industry and was most recently Chief Customer Officer for the Australian Gas Infrastructure Group.

According to Carclew, it is “South Australia’s only multi-art form and cultural organisation dedicated to artistic outcomes by and for people aged 26 and under”.

New CFO at Kennett Builders

Commercial construction company Kennett Builders has appointed Kathy Andonis as its Chief Financial Officer, following the departure of Tim Lang who is moving into a consulting role and will stay on the company’s board.

Kathy Andonis

Andonis is a Chartered Accountant with more than 25 years of experience in CFO and other non-executive roles in public, private and not-for-profit organisations across construction, wine, retail, aviation, hospitality and professional services.

Kennett Builders said it is a fourth-generation family-owned construction company founded in South Australia in 1914.

Pulteney Grammar gets new principal

Pulteney Grammar School has announced the appointment of Greg Atterton as the 24th principal of the 177-year-old independent school on South Tce.

Greg Atterton

Atterton has over two decades of school leadership experience and served as Deputy Principal of Pulteney Grammar for six years from 2015 to 2020.

Atterton was most recently Deputy Headmaster/Head of Secondary School at Prince Alfred College and was previously Head of Middle School at Walford Anglican School for Girls.

Atterton will commence his role in Term 1 of the school calendar in 2025.

Local News Matters
Copyright © 2024 InDaily.
All rights reserved.