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Vicsport announces new Chief Executive appointment

Vicsport announces new Chief Executive appointment
April 17, 2018

Vicsport has announced the appointment of Lisa Hasker as its new Chief Executive, effective from 10th May 2018.

Currently the General Manager of Community and Stakeholder Relations for Basketball Australia, Hasker has experience in managing commercial operations, participation programs, events, marketing and media.

Announcing the appointment, Vicsport Chairman Ron Gauci stated “I am delighted that Lisa, with her credentials and extensive experience, has agreed to join our team at Vicsport.”

Hasker has studied Physical Education, Exercise Science, Sport Management and holds a Masters of Marketing. Lisa comes to Vicsport with a wealth of industry knowledge and experience including Board positions at AFL SportsReady Foundation, Shooting Australia, Athletics Victoria and Australian Sponsorship Marketing Association.

A former Manager of La Trobe Sport at La Trobe University, Lisa developed and implemented the strategy to enhance La Trobe University’s brand and has served as Manager of Public Affairs and Sponsorships at the Victorian Institute of Sport, CEO at Victorian Little Athletics Association and Marketing Manager at Victorian Golf Association.

Lisa will replace current Vicsport interim Chief Executive Michael Sholly who has been in the role since 11th January 2018.

Thanking Sholly for his contribution, Gauci added “I would like to take this opportunity to thank Michael Sholly for his excellent work as interim CEO and wish him every success in the future.” 

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