24 Jun 2019

Australia: Village Roadshow Announces Management Changes

Village Roadshow Limited, the Australian operating group of cinemas and theme parks, has recently announced changes in its management: As of January 1st, 2020, Clark Kirby (photo) will take over the position as the group’s CEO, following Graham Burke, who steps down after more than 30 years but remains at the company as a board member. Currently, Clark Kirby holds the role as head of Village Roadshow’s theme park division (VRTP) and will remain in this position in parallel to his future duty as the group’s CEO.

Village Roadshow also announced changes in its board: Executive Chairman Robert Kirby will take on a role as Executive Director and is to be replaced by an independent non-executive chair. The role of the group’s Deputy Chairman, currently occupied by John Kirby, will be discontinued. John Kirby will remain a director of the company. (eap)