Queensland Minister for Tourism Jann Stuckey
Events Queensland Chair Announced
Victor P Taffa
Tourism Minister Jann Stuckey has accepted the recommendation of the Events Queensland Board to appoint Stephen Gregg as Chair of Events Queensland.
Mr. Gregg has also been appointed Chair of Tourism Queensland, which was approved by Executive Council last week.
Ms. Stuckey said Mr. Gregg’s experience and contribution to the Queensland tourism industry over the last 30 years will bring strong leadership to both organisations.
“Mr. Gregg’s appointment follows the departure of Geoff Dixon who advised me in March, that he would not be renewing his term as Events Queensland Chair.” Ms. Stuckey said.
“I would like to personally thank Mr. Dixon for his industry leadership and commitment over the last three years, which has undoubtedly helped raise Queensland’s profile as a leading events destination.”
Ms. Stuckey also announced that Ms. Kirsten Herring will be appointed interim CEO of Events Queensland following the resignation of John O’Sullivan who is taking up a position with Fox Sports.
Ms. Herring joined Events Queensland in May 2010 as General Manager, Event Acquisition and Development.