Tourism Australia Board Appointments
Existing Board member Bob East will take up the position of Chair. With more than 20 years’ experience in the tourism industry, Mr East will provide great leadership for Tourism Australia.
Anna Guillan AM, also an existing Board member, will assume the position of Deputy Chair. Earlier this year, Ms Guillan received an Order of Australia for her service to the Australian tourism industry and to the community.
For 25 years Bradley Woods has been one of Australia’s leading advocates for the hotel, hospitality and tourism industry. I am pleased to welcome him to the Board as one of two new Directors.
I also welcome David Seargeant to Board. As CEO and Managing Director of Event Hospitality and Entertainment for 16 years Mr Seargeant brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Board.
I thank retiring members Tony South and Andrew Fairley for their contribution to the tourism sector, one of Australia’s biggest drivers of economic growth.
Tourism Australia does valuable work in supporting the growth of the industry by promoting Australia as a leisure and business events destination. It continues to build on its marketing success with the ‘There’s Nothing Like Australia’ umbrella campaign, with the launch of the Aquatic and Coastal and Restaurant Australia campaigns.
The extensive knowledge and industry experience of all Board members will help contribute to the continued success of Australia’s tourism industry.
I look forward to working with our new Board members, Chair and Deputy Chair.
Source: Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment