Peter Dinham is a co-founder of iTWire and a 35-year veteran journalist and corporate communications consultant. He has worked as a journalist in all forms of media – newspapers/magazines, radio, television, press agency and now, online – including with the Canberra Times, The Examiner (Tasmania), the ABC and AAP-Reuters. As a freelance journalist he also had articles published in Australian and overseas magazines. He worked in the corporate communications/public relations sector, in-house with an airline, and as a senior executive in Australia of the world’s largest communications consultancy, Burson-Marsteller. He also ran his own communications consultancy and was a co-founder in Australia of the global photographic agency, the Image Bank (now Getty Images).
Schneider Electric has promoted Gareth O’Reilly to the top regional job for its Australia-New Zealand business.
Australia’s ICT research centre of excellence NICTA has come up with a radical plan to change the way all governments at federal, state or local level, do business in the digital age.
Melbourne-based ME Bank has a new CIO, with former GE Capital executive Mark Gay appointed to the position, taking over in the New Year from current CIO Kathryn Hawkins.