New role for Power

JUST two weeks after leaving Fortescue Metals Group, Nev Power has been appointed to a new role.

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On Friday afternoon, Power was named as the new chairman of Perth Airport, replacing Colin Beckett from May 1.

“This is an incredible time to be involved in aviation in Western Australia,” he said.

“Perth Airport’s plans for its next wave of development will position it to embrace the future and deliver major economic gains for the tourism industry, the resources sector, agricultural exporters and higher education."

Power stepped down from FMG last month after his six years as CEO.

He told MNN before he left that he planned to keep busy.

“I want to step back from full-time exec roles – I’m not retiring, definitely not – but take on a few different roles, maybe boards or advisory, semi-exec type of things that I can still have some discretion ...