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New Tourism Industry Chief Announced

The Chairman of the Tourism Industry Association (TIA), Evan Davies, today announced the appointment of John Moriarty as the organisations new Chief Executive, replacing Glenys Coughlan who left last week after four years in the job.

Until recently John Moriarty was Group General Manager Marketing for Tranz Rail, responsible for all products including Tranz Scenic, Inter Island tourism products, as well as the Kingston Flyer. He has had over 20 years experience in Senior Management roles in tourism, IT, telecommunications and finance.

“John brings a wealth of senior business management and tourism experience to the role of Chief Executive Officer of the Association. He joins TIA at an exciting time for the tourism industry, with visitor numbers at an all time high, and the attendant challenges, which come with a growing industry,” Mr Davies said.

‘”John’s first and most immediate task will be to drive the implementation of the New Zealand Tourism Strategy, which is due to be finalised in the next few weeks, on behalf of the tourism industry.

“He will pick up a well focused and dedicated organisation, which runs a successful programme of industry advocacy, business development, industry events and membership services.
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“Under outgoing CEO Glenys Coughlan’s management, TIA has grown to be the tourism industry’s main voice. John is dedicated to continuing the excellent work started by Glenys in ensuring that tourism has a strong and credible advocacy body representing the interests of all tourism operators,” Mr Davies said.

Mr Moriarty takes up his new appointment on April 23 2001.

ENDS

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