Accor Hotels where he was Regional Director of Sales and Marketing for Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia. Prior to joining AccorHotels, Darren was Director Asia Pacific for CWT Solutions Group. He has held a number of senior positions with well-known global brands including IHG and Accenture Procurement Solutions.
Commercially minded and target focussed, Darren has extensive sales, consulting, procurement and stakeholder management experience.
MCEC Chief Executive Peter King said he was excited to have Darren join the MCEC team in this critical role.
After an exhaustive search, he is excited by the skills and experience that Darren will bring to the team, he said.
Their future will be determined by the innovative way we attack our sales targets and our partnerships with our customers, and Darren’s background is strongly focussed on leadership and customer-centric behaviors. They can’t wait for him to inject a new energy into our sales function.
With the new expansion having recently opened, this is an exciting time for MCEC as they will reset the business for the future.
Darren said he was looking forward to new challenges at MCEC.
He stated that he is delighted by the opportunity to join this inspiring and capable team at such a pivotal stage in the MCEC journey.
He is looking forward to working with the sales team to focus on the revenue growth goals while creating an environment for customers and partners to thrive will ensure MCEC remains as a leader in the venue industry worldwide.
Darren will commence as Director of Sales at MCEC on Monday 15 October 2018.