Hobart Airport appointments Sarah Renner to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Sarah was previously at ISS Facility Services Pty Ltd, Melbourne Airport and a former Director of the Australian Airports Association.

Hobart Airport is pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah Renner to the position of Chief Executive Officer.

Ms Renner was previously the Executive General Manager for ISS Facility Services Pty Ltd, accountable for the Aviation and Transport business portfolio for Australia. Prior to this, Ms Renner worked for Melbourne Airport for 18 years, ultimately in the Executive Planning and Development role, with her key responsibility being the management of the Aeronautical Capital Program.

Ms Renner commenced her career as a commercial pilot while completing a Bachelor of Aviation degree. Following this, Ms Renner joined Melbourne Airport as a graduate, building her career in increasingly senior roles over 18 years, including as Head of Operations and Airfield Manager. Ms Renner is also a former Director of the Australian Airports Association.

Ms Renner’s appointment follows an extensive national search.

Ms Renner will commence her new role with Hobart Airport on Monday 6 November 2017.

Quotes attributable to Hobart Airport Chairman Hugh Fitzsimons

“The appointment of Sarah Renner marks the start of the next stage of growth for Hobart Airport. The Board is very pleased that an executive with Sarah’s extensive aviation experience, leadership skills and customer focus will be joining the strong existing team.”

Quotes attributable to Sarah Renner

“I am very honoured to have been appointed to this role. Hobart Airport is the world’s gateway to Tasmania. The runway extension currently underway will enable International services, domestic growth and freight opportunities, which will both drive and secure Tasmania’s economic prosperity. I am looking forward to leading the great team at Hobart Airport and working with the Board, our customers, business partners and the community to deliver these benefits.”