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AEG Ogden announces further key management appointments at ICC Sydney
AEG Ogden has announced the appointment of three new directors to the International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney), completing the team that will manage daily operations at the convention, exhibition and event precinct in the lead up to the December 2016 launch.
The appointments comprise Malu Barrios as the Director of Event Services, Ivan Sanhueza as the Director of Technology Services and Johnny Naofal as the Director of Building Services. Each are experts within their prospective fields and bring to ICC Sydney a wealth of knowledge, industry networks and best practice.
Barrios has spent over 20 years in senior roles in the events industry; developing and implementing venue management strategies across a variety of venues throughout Australia.
A seasoned AEG Ogden executive, Barrios is currently the General Manager of Sydney Exhibition Centre @ Glebe Island, also managed by AEG Ogden, prior to which she was the General Manager at the AEG Ogden-managed Darwin Convention Centre, overseeing its launch and ongoing success for five years.
Prior to Darwin, Barrios she was General Manager of The Sydney Showground.
Naofal has over 20 years’ experience in the service sector and is currently the Facilities Manager at Sydney Exhibition Centre @ Glebe Island.
Barrios and Naofal will continue their management of SEC@GI and support of the exhibition industry at the interim facility and will be responsible for the seamless transition of the industry’s events to ICC Sydney in December 2016 when the venue will officially launch and will play key roles in the test events that will commission the building from September 2016.
Sanhueza has 15 years of experience information technology and joins ICC Sydney following his previous role as ICT Manager for The Sydney Cricket & Sports Ground Trust.
ICC Sydney Chief Executive and AEG Ogden Group Director for Convention Centres, Geoff Donaghy welcomed the appointments, stating “I am incredibly proud of our expanding team, each new ICC Sydney team member brings a wealth of experience that will no doubt have an immensely positive impact on the successful management and operation of the venue.
"At ICC Sydney, it is the calibre of expertise, knowledge and innovative thinking that enables us to deliver world class experiences and best in class events and exhibitions."
ICC Sydney is the centrepiece of the $3.4 billion transformation of Sydney's Darling Harbour.
Image shows (from left): Ivan Sanhueza, Malu Barrios and Johnny Naofal.
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