Destination Gold Coast Announces New CEO

Posted on Monday, June 11, 2018

The Gold Coast Tourism Corporation Limited (GCT) board has announced that Ms Annaliese Battista has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer.

The GCT CEO role has a focus of leading GCT and our city through their capabilities and experience, vison and strategy, exceptional leadership skills and business acumen.

Ms Battista comes from the City of Perth where she has led the Directorate responsible for the City’s Economic Development and Activation.

Ms Battista will build on the current strong position of GCT and the City of Gold Coast, through a fresh approach with innovative and creative plans. The enthusiasm and passion for the role, proven deliverables in her current role, executive leadership skills and an understanding of the drivers of our city, were key factors in the appointment of Ms Battista.

Ms Battista will commence her role on Monday, 6 August 2018, replacing outgoing CEO Martin Winter who we wish well in his future endeavours.

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