David Etherton

Chief Executive Officer, VenuesWest

David Etherton has spent the last twelve years as Chief Executive Officer of VenuesWest. With the opening of Optus Stadium, Western Australia now has a portfolio of sporting and entertainment venues that is amongst the best in the country. After starting with four venues valued at $180 million, servicing two million visitors a year, VenuesWest now has a 13 venue portfolio valued at $2.2 billion and over six million annual visitors in 2018/19. David has led VenuesWest through this growth whilst achieving exceptionally high customer satisfaction rates year on year. David was also recognised in 2005 as a 40 under 40 leader and in 2017 was awarded the prestigious Murdoch University Leader of the Year in State or Federal Government Award.