Independent trans-Tasman consultancy, SenateSHJ has bolstered its team with a number of new senior appointments and promotions. The new appointments will support an expanding portfolio of clients across SenateSHJ's corporate, public sector, financial services and healthcare practice areas.
- Maree Wilson has been appointed as General Manager - Auckland after leading Senate's New Zealand corporate practice since 2020. Maree will lead the growth of the Auckland business, while continuing to provide senior strategic communications counsel.
- Fleur Tonner has come on board as Group Chief Financial Officer to lead SenateSHJ's financial and operational functions on both sides of the Tasman, joining from Augusto Group.
- Julia Stewart and Jonathan Webb, who are based in the Wellington office, have both been promoted to Client Director.
- In Sydney, Shannon Camilleri has been promoted to Client Manager, while Aaron Prestipino has stepped up to the role of Senior Client Manager, as previously reported by Telum.
The team changes follow a number of senior appointments made towards the end of last year, including Suzanne Dwyer
and Esther Guy-Meakin
joining as Associate Partners in Sydney and Wellington, respectively, and Jared Gribben joining as a Senior Clinical Specialist with a focus on health communications, bringing over 15 years of experience working with global pharmaceutical and life science companies across commercial, medical affairs, public affairs and market access.
Becky Dawson also joined the team as a Senior Client Manager in Sydney, while Alice Linton started with SenateSHJ in Wellington as a Client Executive.