SYDNEY.- We are pleased to announce Danielle Keighery as a Board Director of the Biennale of Sydney, said Chairman Luca Belgiorno-Nettis. Danielle joins the Biennale of Sydney with close to 20 years experience in communications and corporate affairs and we are delighted to welcome her expertise to the Board.
Danielle Keighery said: Im excited to join Australias leading international arts festival, which is a highlight of Sydney and Australias cultural life. I look forward to working with my fellow Board Directors and Chief Executive Officer, Marah Braye, to continue building on the Biennales success.
Marah Braye, Chief Executive Officer, Biennale of Sydney, said: We are delighted to welcome Danielle Keighery to the Board and look forward to working with her to grow the Biennale of Sydney in coming years.
As Group Executive, Corporate Communications at Virgin Australia, Danielle Keighery is responsible for corporate and public relations, issues management, as well as community and in-flight entertainment. A member of the companys Executive Committee, Danielle has played a key role in the transformation of Virgin Australia over the past 18 months, under the direction of CEO John Borghetti.
Prior to her role at Virgin Australia, Danielle Keighery led the corporate communication efforts for Virgin Management, Asia Pacific the investment arm of the Virgin Group. Working across the diverse range of businesses that Sir Richard Branson held an interest in, Danielle was involved in communications across a number of industries including banking, health clubs, mobile phones and airlines. Danielle remains a board member of Sir Richard Bransons charity arm, Virgin Unite.
Danielle has worked for multinational companies including Nokia where she held a number of senior corporate communication roles, including Global Director of Corporate Communications for the premium product range. During her time at Nokia, Danielle was involved in the transformation of the business that saw the Nokia brand become the number one mobile manufacturer globally. In this role, Danielle headed up teams across the UK, Europe, Asia and US, helping Nokia become the number one mobile manufacturer globally.