One of racing’s seasoned leaders will bring her expertise to Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV), with the appointment of Carly Dixon to GRV’s Board.
Ms Dixon has a vast knowledge of the Victorian racing industry, most recently in thoroughbred racing where she spent five years as an Executive General Manager at Racing Victoria from 2018 to 2023.
She also brings a wealth of corporate knowledge, having served as Australia Pacific Airports Corporation (Melbourne Airport) General Manager of Corporate and Public Affairs from 2010 to 2018. Currently, she is the Chief Executive Officer of James MD Distribution.
Ms Dixon replaces outgoing board member Robert Greenall, whose term ended in January this year. Mr Greenall served as a member of the Board since 2015.
The Victorian greyhound racing industry contributes more than $643 million annually to the state’s economy and provides more than 4,700 full-time equivalent jobs.
Quotes attributable to Minister for Racing Anthony Carbines
“I thank Robert Greenall for his outstanding contribution over many years of service to Victorian greyhound racing and I’m delighted to welcome Carly Dixon to the Board of Greyhound Racing Victoria.”
“I have no doubt that Ms Dixon will make a significant contribution to the board and help support the growth of greyhound racing in Victoria with her strong leadership experience.”
Quotes attributable to Greyhound Racing Victoria Chair Peita Duncan
“We’re delighted to welcome Carly Dixon to the board of Greyhound Racing Victoria. She has a well-established resume, most recently as an executive general manager at Racing Victoria, and before that a government relations, corporate and public affairs background at Melbourne Airport.”
“Her stakeholder engagement and strategic leadership experience, as well as her racing industry knowledge, will be great assets to Greyhound Racing Victoria and the broader industry.”
Reviewed 07 February 2024