Bankwest boss Sinead Taylor is quietly optimistic on COVID-19’s impact on customers and staff, and WA’s economy once government support it switched off.
Danielle Le Messurier
Perth staff at Crown Resorts have been informed this afternoon that Barry Felstead will step down as the company’s chief executive of Australian Resorts.
Shareholders of the troubled casinos operator have cast a significant protest vote against the re-election of its directors, and served a ‘first strike’ on pay.
WA business leaders have bucked the national trend, with local directors by far the most optimistic about the health of the State’s finances, according to a new report.
Resolute Mining has parted ways with its high-profile managing director John Welborn. The gold miner’s chairman spoke exclusively to The West Australian about the reasons that led to his departure.
Stuart McKinnon, Daniel Newell
Bain Capital has rejected industry speculation it will reposition Virgin Australia as a budget airline following the departure of chief executive Paul Scurrah.
The reports come as the Transport Workers’ Union expresses fears Bain Capital could take the relaunched airline down market.
The revolt by certain shareholder voting blocs has also been sparked by changes to CBA’s employee enterprise agreement, which will reduce annual pay increases to workers by half.
Elizabeth Gaines — who talked up the role women had played in Fortescue’s success — suggested the scantily clad bar staff could be holding back greater gender diversity at the annual forum.
A Crown Resorts board director says he did not know the company had staff on the ground in China before they were arrested and detained over alleged violations of local anti-gambling laws.
An internal email tendered to the NSW casino inquiry today showed staff had warned senior management the China team were ‘living in constant fear of being tapped on the shoulder’.
The NSW casino inquiry hears the ‘strong medications’ the billionaire continues to take for mental health problems could impede his recollection of Crown Resorts dealings.
Mineral Commodities CEO Mark Caruso is set to defend the four charges in Mandurah next week.
WA captains of industry stand ready to engage with the McGowan Government, and are pushing for bold thinking as pressure points begin to emerge among various sectors.
Eight investment firms are behind calls for more women in senior roles at Australia’s top 200 listed companies.
WA’s top company bosses each pocketed $1m or more in remuneration for the latest reporting period as COVID-19 raged across the nation. SEE THE FULL LIST OF OUR TOP EARNERS
The Traditional Owners have handed their submission to the parliamentary inquiry probing the Juukan Gorge blast, accusing the miner of a deep-seated culture of ‘minimum compliance’.
The West Australian’s annual review of disclosed pay packets across the State’s top-100 listed companies and not-for-profits will soon be revealed ...
Nicknamed ‘Lone Wolf’ for his eschewing of politics and clubby business groups, Zhong Shanshan’s fortune has jumped almost $US52b in 2020.
The embattled department store has avoided a brewing AGM showdown with disgruntled major investors after announcing plans to trim its board and permanently cut members’ fees.
But the group is still producing more emissions on the back of its big chemicals, energy and fertilisers businesses.
IAG has tapped a stalwart of the insurer to lead the business following an extensive search to replace outgoing managing director and chief executive Peter Harmer.
WA still has ‘some a way to go’ when it comes to the percentage of women in senior leadership roles.
Rio Tinto’s new iron ore boss Ivan Vella says his priorities will be restoring staff morale and rebuilding the company’s damaged relationships with Indigenous groups in the Pilbara.
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