General Manager, Kevin Prendergast, announced today that Perth Motorplex has appointed Rod Britton as the new Drag Racing Manager. Former Drag Racing Manager, Dean Neal, takes on the newly created position of Promotion and Media Manager.
Kevin Prendergast said, "Motorsport in Australia has seen major market changes in recent years and at Perth Motorplex we are continually moving with the market changes to actually grow with the opportunities, especially with WA's vibrant economy and ideal weather conditions .
"Our founder and Director Gary Miocevich works closely with us to set the strategic direction and visionary plans and I believe that is what gives us the competitive edge at Perth Motorplex", Prendergast added.
"We have a particular strategy that puts operational sustainability as the key factor while we supply the best venue with the best package of consistent events for competitors, spectators and sponsors", and we strive to out perform the industry in what we do" said Prendergast.
In the new position of Promotions and Media Manager, Dean Neal will focus on enhancing the relationships with existing customers and attracting new customers to Perth Motorplex events.
Prendergast said, "We have recognized the dramatic changes in the electronic media sector and are seeking to maximize the opportunities presented by the changes to increase our attendances across our busy schedule of annual events".
As the new Drag Racing Manager, Rod Britton brings a broad level of experience in motorsport, especially in Speedway, Monster Truck events and Drag Racing.
"Rod Britton is a very enthusiastic and hands on guy with experience in most facets of event operations and we look forward to him joining our team", added Prendergast.
Rod Britton said "I've visited Perth Motorplex many times travelling from the East Coast, the venue and management team have always been the best I've seen in the industry. This opportunity to further my career with such a quality organisation is rare and I can't wait to relocate to Perth in June".
Dean Neal added, "These changes made by Perth Motorplex are just great. I've worked with Rod Britton before and his skills will be a good addition to our team, while I get to focus on our customer promotions and multi media".
Prendergast concluded, "Perth Motorplex always strives to deliver the best possible outcome for all its stakeholders and these changes will help us with our continuous improvement".