GRSA announces Brenton Scott as new CEO
Greyhound Racing SA (GRSA) is pleased to announce that it has secured highly respected and experienced racing administrator Brenton Scott as its next Chief Executive Officer.
Brenton currently leads strategy, development and management of greyhound racing in Queensland as the Senior Racing Manager – Greyhound at tri-code body Racing Queensland. In this role, he has achieved growth in revenue and prizemoney while also ensuring continued investment in major infrastructure and greyhound welfare.
Prior to this, Brenton was the CEO of the NSW Greyhound Breeders, Owners and Trainers Association where he oversaw racing operations across nine key venues, as well as advocacy for the industry at a critical time.
Quotes attributable to GRSA Chairman Grantley Stevens
“The Board undertook a targeted search to identify a candidate with not only significant racing credentials, but also a clear vision for the future of greyhound racing in South Australia.
“In Brenton, we have secured an experienced leader with an intimate understanding of the complexities of greyhound racing and its stakeholders, as well as an unparalleled track record of meeting its unique challenges and opportunities.
“This will be critical as we respond to the findings of the Independent Inquiry and continue to build a sustainable future for our industry.
“We are delighted that Brenton has agreed to return home to South Australia after 25 years and that a CEO of his calibre will be leading our organisation.”
Quotes attributable to Brenton Scott
“This is a pivotal time for greyhound racing in South Australia, but I’m looking well beyond the two-year timeframe set by the Independent Inquiry because I strongly believe in a vibrant future for this great industry.
“The Inquiry Report has provided some important insights and will be a useful framework as we look for ways to sustainably grow and strengthen the industry.
“I am committed to engaging with stakeholders and delivering outcomes for participants while, importantly, working to meet the expectations of the wider community.
“I’m looking forward to returning to my roots in South Australia and getting started.”
Brenton will relocate from Queensland ahead of commencing his new role in early March.
Media: Alexandra Green, Michels Warren PR at [email protected] or 0418 608 038