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Melbourne Convention Bureau appoints CEO

The Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) this week announced that Julia Swanson has been appointed as the MCB Chief Executive Officer.

In her time as acting CEO of MCB, Swanson has driven strong strategic alignment with key stakeholders and partners, as reflected in MCB’s recent announcement of record-breaking¬†annual results¬†for 2018/2019.

Swanson is a passionate and driven tourism and business events professional with more than 20 years of experience.

In her nine years with MCB, she has contributed strongly to the growth and success of the organisation in the global business events market.

In a statement, MCB said: “With Julia Swanson now taking the lead in this new capacity, the entire MCB team will continue to build on an already successful model that places Melbourne firmly on the global business events stage.”