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New executive appointments at Melbourne & Olympic Parks

New executive appointments at Melbourne & Olympic Parks
December 7, 2016

Melbourne & Olympic Parks Chief Executive Brian Morris has announced the promotion of Sam Buckley to the newly-created position of Director of Venue Services, and Steve Harper to the new role of Director of Arenas.

As Director of Arenas, Harper will be responsible for managing all the business and operational delivery aspects of Melbourne & Olympic Parks three arenas; Rod Laver Arena, Margaret Court Arena and Hisense Arena along with related spaces.

As Director of Venue Services, Buckley will be responsible for managing all the centralised services related to the delivery of events in precinct venues. This will include the training and development of venue staff, management of our centralised event and venue resources and the provision of centralised venue services such as ticketing.

Announcing the appointments, Morris stated “congratulations to Sam and Steve who are highly-regarded and respected members of the venue management profession.

“Both Sam and Steve bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the roles and to the Executive team and I very much look forward to working with them as we embrace the exciting opportunities ahead.” 

Images: Plans for the redevelopment of the Rod Laver Arena redevelopment by Cox Architecture (top) and Brian Morris (below).

19th September 2016 - COX ARCHITECTURE REVEALS ROD LAVER ARENA REDEVELOPMENT DESIGNS

29th February 2016 - INNOVATION THE SECRET TO SUCCESS AT THE 2016 AUSTRALIAN OPEN

12th November 2015 - LENDLEASE TO CONSTRUCT $338 MILLION ROD LAVER ARENA REFURBISHMENT

4th September 2015 - MARGARET COURT ARENA RECEIVES LEED GOLD CERTIFICATION

2nd June 2015 - ROD LAVER ARENA UPGRADE TO CREATE A VENUE FOR INTERNATIONAL EVENTS

18th September 2014 - VENUESWEST ANNOUNCES KEY APPOINTMENT TO OPERATIONS


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