AEG Ogden has confirmed that Janet Hamilton will
replace Malu Barrios as the General Manager of the Darwin
Ms Barrios was recently appointed the General
Manager of the Sydney Exhibition Centre at Glebe Island which will
operate for three years while the International Convention Centre
(ICC) Sydney at Darling Harbour is under construction.
AEG Ogden manages the Darwin and Glebe Island
facilities and has been appointed operator of ICC Sydney.
Ms Hamilton has served the past four years as the Manager of
External Relations for Energy Resources of Australia (ERA), based
in Darwin. Her role included the management of government
relations, sponsorships and media issues for the Ranger mine.
Prior to moving to the Territory, Ms Hamilton had extensive
major event and project management experience with the Sydney
Olympic Organising Committee, the Sydney Harbour Foreshore
Authority and Melbourneís Docklands precinct.
In 2008, Ms
Hamilton was Key Project Manager for the National Australia Banksí
150th anniversary project, delivering a 12-month national
programme of events and marketing initiatives.
AEG Ogdenís Director of Convention Centres,
Geoff Donaghy said Ms Hamiltonís strong marketing and major event background and understanding of Territory issues ensures she is
ideally qualified to take the Darwin Convention Centre to the next
He also paid tribute to the outstanding efforts of
Ms Barrios in establishing Darwin as one of Australiaís leading
convention centres in just five years.
ďOpening a new
centre is always a major challenge. But the recognition Darwin has
received both nationally and internationally in such a short time
is testament to Maluís dedication, commitment and abilities,Ē Mr
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