The Australian Grand Prix Corporation has appointed Monica Kent-Giles as its new general manager of marketing and communications.
Kent-Giles was most recently with News Limited’s Herald and Weekly Times, with APN News & Media, and the Melbourne Convention & Visitors Bureau also on her resume.
She will be leading the company’s portfolio with the Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix and Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix both major upcoming projects.
“We are so privileged to host the Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix and Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix in Victoria," Kent-Giles commented.
"I look forward to working closely with all those associated with these two world-class events.”
Australian Grand Prix Corporation’s CEO, Andrew Westacott, said Kent-Giles appointment comes at a time when Formula One and MotoGP are experiencing the highest-ever interest. The 2013 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix was the largest event since 2005.
“Monica will lead our very established marketing and communications team delivering clear insights and strategic direction with the goal of growing revenues and enhancing value for our customers and commercial partners,” he said