Netscher joins St Barbara


Gold explorer and producer, St Barbara, has announced the appointment of Tim Netscher MAICD as non-executive chairman.

This announcement follows the retirement of two long-serving directors, Colin Wise FAICD, non-executive chairman since 2004, and Doug Bailey, non-executive director and chairman of the audit and risk committee since 2006.

Both retired from the board on 30 June 2015 and Netscher assumed his position on 1 July.

It is intended for the time being to maintain a board of four directors, including managing director and CEO, Bob Vassie GAICD. Kerry Gleeson FAICD will replace Tim Netscher as chair of the remuneration committee, while David Moroney replaced Doug Bailey as chair of the audit and risk committee on 25 June 2015.

Surf Life Saving Australia has appointed Melissa King as its first female CEO.

King was previously general manager of communications and business development at Surf Life Saving Australia and was responsible for the external relations, marketing, fundraising (commercial and philanthropic) and partnerships for the national body.

King will replace Greg Nance who retired at the end of June 2015.