Karen Bolinger, CEO of Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB), will be stepping down on April 5 after 7.5 years of service.
Julia Swanson will serve as acting CEO beginning April 6, as MCB initiates a recruitment search to fill the CEO role. Swanson will report to Visit Victoria CEO Peter Bingeman.
Swanson has been with MCB for almost nine years, serving as general manager across several areas of the business. Prior to that, she was area director of sales and marketing Victoria/South Australia/Western Australia with InterContinental Hotels Group.