- Article by Charlotte Huston
Fender Katsalidis celebrates the elevation of 11 team members to associate positions this month as the Australian practice continues to grow its project portfolio.
Founded on the philosophy of innovation through collaboration, Fender Katsalidis has evolved from a Melbourne-centric studio to a multi-disciplinary international design firm.
The recent promotions include architects and interior designers, as well as further advancements of team members within operations, finance and marketing.
Fender Katsalidis also specifically created new associate positions to support career paths for key people not working in design roles and to reinforce collaborative growth within the company.
The move is part of what Fender Katsalidis says is its “commitment to recognising all team members” as integral to the success of the national brand.
The team members promoted to associate include Catherine Allington, Trevor Fowler, Jay Griffin and Nicole Zeng from the Sydney studio, Chelsea Chang, Hayley Cleeland, Peta Michaelides, Adam Murray, David Robinson and Andrew Samuel from Melbourne and Nuno Dias in Brisbane.
Speaking of the announcement, Fender Katsalidis managing director Mark Murphy says the design firm is proud to see the development of its team.
“We congratulate these 11 talented individuals and formally welcome them into our leadership team. With the support of the wider leadership group, they will continue their learning and career development and play a greater role in mentoring and guiding the firm’s future direction.
“Our operations and management team members are all long-standing and incredibly valued contributors to the evolution of our national practice, working in close collaboration with our professional team.
“We believe that the strongest leadership team incorporates all those working toward design excellence, which extends to those in support of our architects and designers at all levels.”
Images supplied by Fender Katsalidis.
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