An Alpine Resorts Victoria manager has been appointed as Queen Victoria Market’s main executive, who will choose around the reins in February.
Matt Elliott replaces Stan Liacos who introduced he was stepping down as CEO previous October right after 4 yrs in the major task, saying it was the “right time to seek new challenges”.
Mr Liacos was lauded for having steered the iconic market place and its 600-furthermore traders by way of the pandemic, though taking part in a pivotal part with the Town of Melbourne in its $268 million market place precinct renewal application.
Mr Elliott is at this time the profits and enhancement manager at Alpine Resorts Victoria for Mt Buller, wherever he has been dependable for visitor attraction and knowledge at Victoria’s most well-known alpine vacation resort.
QVM board chair Jane Fenton claimed Mr Elliott brought a mix of expertise, such as his earlier senior leadership posture at the Melbourne Sector Authority (MMA), to information Queen Victoria Current market ahead and making certain it remained a treasured location.
As the MMA’s industrial and small business growth Supervisor, Mr Elliott was liable for maximizing the wholesale industry experience and increasing its shopper base.
“He understands markets and sector society and has robust worldwide one-way links across the environment current market local community immediately after efficiently performing in partnership with Queen Victoria Current market in his position at Melbourne Current market Authority to phase the Entire world Union of Marketplaces Worldwide Congress in Melbourne in 2017,” Ms Fenton explained.
“His working experience presents him deep insights into the pressures and concerns dealing with traders, the workings of end-to-conclusion offer chains, the market’s competitors, buyer tastes, the visitor economy, and the need to differentiate the sector from other shopping, cultural and leisure precincts. He understands that traders are the cloth of the sector.”
Mr Elliott expressed his delight in accepting his new job.
“I search ahead to doing work with staff, the board, traders, companions, the broader current market neighborhood and our shareholder, the City of Melbourne, to make certain the brightest future for the Queen Victroia Industry in a quickly modifying retail atmosphere in speedy establishing inner-metropolis Melbourne,” he reported.
Mr Elliott will begin his function on February 27. •
Caption: Matt Elliott.