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Fiji-Born Gets New Role In Tourism Fiji

"Her passion for the destination along with her amazing marketing skills will really help to booster Fiji’s marketing capability across the globe.”
31 Aug 2022 07:00
Fiji-Born Gets New Role In Tourism Fiji
Srishti Narayan

Tourism Fiji is pleased to continue a recent trend of enticing Fijian born experienced professionals to return home to Fiji, to take up important positions within the team.

This week, Tourism Fiji announced the appointment of Srishti Narayan as the new Head of Global Marketing.

Ms Narayan joins Leigh Howard (Chief Operations Officer) and Robert Thompson (Executive Head of Regions) as a Fiji-born professional returning to Fiji to work at Tourism Fiji, after gaining significant experience overseas.

Ms Narayan possesses a wealth of experience across a number of countries, and in several areas, including being a strong, driven strategic marketer with a proven track record of leading high performing teams and developing unique propositions that generate strong return on investment.

Tourism Fiji chief marketing officer, Emma Campbell said, “Srishti joins our team at an exciting time, and I am so delighted to welcome her home to Fiji.

“Her passion for the destination along with her amazing marketing skills will really help to booster Fiji’s marketing capability across the globe.”

Ms Narayan was brought up and educated in Aotearoa New Zealand after her family migrated years ago. She has always maintained a strong connection to Fiji with family in Suva, and is delighted to be coming back home once again to take up this exciting role.

Graduating with honours from the Victoria University of Wellington with a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration majoring in Management and International Business, Ms Narayan has held senior roles in Marketing, Communications and Strategy in New Zealand.

Tourism Fiji chief executive officer, Brent Hill said, “We’re so privileged to be welcoming Srishti back home to the country of her birth to work for Tourism Fiji! We conducted a global search for this important role, and we’re so pleased that a Fijian of Srishti’s calibre and experience won the role.

She has exactly what we need to continue to push forward to achieve our goals and is a great, experienced fit for our team based here in Fiji.

We warmly welcome her to the fold today and wish her well in her new role!” Over the course of her career, she has worked in senior marketing roles at organisations like the Bank of New Zealand, Goodfolk and ANZ Bank in Auckland. Prior to accepting the position at Tourism Fiji, she led the business marketing team at Stuff Limited in Auckland, as the Head of Business Customer Engagement.

“As an avid Fiji supporter, I’ve been watching Tourism Fiji go from strength to strength over the last few years. It’s an enormous privilege to be part of such a talented team, and have the opportunity to help take brand Fiji, and my homeland paradise, to the world,” Srishti said.

Ms Narayan will be based at Tourism Fiji’s headquarters in Nadi, Fiji and begins her role today, 29 August 2022.

 

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