Westpac Stadium’s New CEO

Shane Harmon is new CEO of Wellington’s Westpac Stadium.  He was one of 40 who applied for the role, Westpac Stadium chair John Shewan revealed.

“Shane stood out as having exceptional skills around marketing, strategy, event management, venue negotiations, brand development, ticket sales and fan engagement,” he said.

Harmon was deputy CEO of the local organising committee of rugby’s 2015 AFC Asian Cup. He also played a key role in the 2011 Rugby World Cup, staged in New Zealand, when he was GM of marketing and communications for Rugby New Zealand. Outgoing CEO David Gray retires June 30 after 16 years.