Newcastle Jockey Club (NJC) has announced the appointment of Matt Benson to the position of Chief Executive Officer.
Matt has extensive experience in the racing and sporting industries and his background includes a role as CEO of the South Australian Jockey Club and Sturt Football Club and more recently he has worked with McEvoy Mitchell Racing as Manager of Business Development.
NJC Chairman Geoff Barnett says he has had the full support of the Board in this appointment.
“The Board has actively been involved in the search and interview process and we are certain we have selected the right person for this position,” Geoff said. “We look forward to exciting times