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SENIOR MANAGER FINANCIAL PLANNING & ANALYSIS

A fantastic opportunity to establish and then lead a FP&A function in a high profile position with excellent access to SLT and Executive.  A regionally based position in Albany, WA. For further information, please contact Lester Blades Executive Search Partner, …

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New Lester Blades Partner Appointed

Lester Blades Executive Search and Board Advisory are delighted to announce that Ivan Vujicic has joined the firm as a Partner in our Executive Search division. Ivan joins current Partners in the firm Tony Lester, Geoff Blades, James Fairbairn and…

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Lester Blades’ 17th Anniversary

IT’S OUR BIRTHDAY! Seventeen years ago today Tony Lester & Geoff Blades launched Lester Blades and we’re still going strong. A huge thanks to all of our amazing clients, advocates and candidates who have made the journey so far so enjoyable. Our…

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Should Not-For-Profit Board Directors Be Remunerated?

A full house and great session on highly relevant and contemporary NFP Board issues, in particular whether NFP Board’s should be remunerated. Hosted by Lester Blades – Executive Search & Board Advisory – with a fabulous presentation by keynote speaker…

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AICD – CV, Interview & LinkedIn Skills Presentation

Thank you to the Australian Institute of Company Directors WA for inviting Lester Blades Partners Suzanne Ardagh FAICD & James Fairbairn to present alongside the excellent and insightful Kellie Hasluck on CV, Interview & LinkedIn Skills to their Director Pipeline Program participants last night.

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Wesley College – ‘The Business of Education’ forum

Lester Blades’ Board Advisory Practice Leader, Suzanne Ardagh FAICD, shared the podium yesterday with Wesfarmers Chair, Michael Chaney, discussing what makes a successful partnership. Part of the Wesley College, Perth, Perth networking session “The Business of Education”. READ ARTICLE

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Local Specialisation, Global Reach

Did you know that as well as being the largest Executive Search & Board Advisory firm that principally focuses on WA clients, Lester Blades also has international reach through our founder membership of the Tinzon Group – Tinzon is an international alliance…

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Gender Equity Report – Six months to 30 June 2019

Lester Blades Executive Search & Board Advisory are pleased to report that in the first half of 2019 51% of our successful executive and non-executive placements were female and 49% male. (2018 – 47% female, 53% male). Our four Partners, James Fairbairn, Suzanne…

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Bringing Value To Your Board

Many thanks to the team at Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand for inviting Lester Blades Partners, Suzanne Ardagh FAICD and James Fairbairn to present at their Executive Session lunch today, discussing how to bring value to the Boardroom.

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Want to Empower Female Executives? Pay Up

According to this Bloomberg opinion piece women aiming for the C-suite need mentoring from the women who’ve already reached the top & those mentors should be getting the credit from their employers. Do you agree? READ ARTICLE

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