Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 

Eden Park Trust seeks new Chief Executive

8 August, 2017

Eden Park Trust seeks new Chief Executive


Eden Park Trust Board Chairman Doug McKay today announced that Chief Executive Guy Ngata will leave his role later this year to take up a venue management opportunity in Dubai.

Mr McKay says that while it is disappointing to lose Mr Ngata, Eden Park Trust wishes him well in his new role as General Manager of the world-class Dubai Arena, which is currently under construction.

“Guy leaves on a high, hard on the heels of the hugely successful DHL New Zealand Lions Series, which highlighted the truly unique live sport experience that only Eden Park can offer,” he says.

“Eden Park has benefitted from Guy’s international venue management experience. He has been an outstanding Chief Executive.”

Mr Ngata says it has been an honour to manage New Zealand’s most iconic stadium.

“It’s been absolutely fantastic to lead the team over this time, through the consent process for our first day/night cricket test in particular, and to work more closely with people in our neighbourhood.”

Mr Ngata will play a key role in establishing the first 20,000 seat arena of its kind in the United Arab Emirates, turning Dubai Arena into a true entertainment hub and establishing it as a ‘must play’ destination on the global touring circuit.

Mr McKay says it is an exciting time for Eden Park, with opportunities for new and different events, in conjunction with building on its status as the globally recognised ‘home’ of international rugby.

Eden Park Trust will commence a global search for someone to take the helm and guide the stadium into the future. Mr Ngata will remain as Chief Executive until early November.


ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Crown Accounts: Slightly Softer Growth Expected In PREFU

A slightly softer growth forecast is the main feature of largely unchanged Pre-election Fiscal Update compared to the Budget forecasts three months ago, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says. More>>

ALSO:

Water: Farming Leaders Pledge To Help Make Rivers Swimmable

In a first for the country, farming leaders have pledged to work together to help make New Zealand’s rivers swimmable for future generations. More>>

ALSO:

Unintended Consequences: Liquor Change For Grocery Stores On Tobacco Tax

Changes in the law made to enable grocery stores to continue holding liquor licences to sell alcohol despite increases in tobacco taxes will take effect on 15 September 2017. More>>

Back Again: Government Approves TPP11 Mandate

Trade Minister Todd McClay says New Zealand will be pushing for the minimal number of changes possible to the original TPP agreement, something that the remaining TPP11 countries have agreed on. More>>

ALSO:

By May 2018: Wider, Earlier Microbead Ban

The sale and manufacture of wash-off products containing plastic microbeads will be banned in New Zealand earlier than previously expected, Associate Environment Minister Scott Simpson announced today. More>>

ALSO: