Senior AppointmentsWho's who and who's moving in the PS
Gerovich for APEC
Sam Gerovich has been appointed as Australia's Ambassador to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).
Mr Gerovich is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and is currently First Assistant Secretary of the Department's Trade and Economy Policy Division.
He has previously served as Ambassador to Korea, Consul-General in Shanghai, Australian Representative in Taipei, Deputy Head of Mission in Beijing and had earlier postings in Tokyo, Beijing and Hong Kong.
Merrifield for ASEAN
Simon Merrifield has been confirmed as the Australia's first resident Ambassador to the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Merrifield, who will be based in Jakarta, is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and had previously held the position of Senior Spokesman and Head of Parliamentary and Media Branch for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
He has also served as Deputy High Commissioner to Malaysia, First Secretary, Jakarta and Second Secretary, Manila.
Louise Doyle has been appointed Assistant Director-General (Access and Communication) at the National Archives of Australia.
Ms Doyle was previously Director of the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra. Her appointment begins 8 October.
Edition 380, 24 September 2013