Brien Keys

Brien Keys

General Manager
Adelaide, SA

As Regional General Manager for South Australia, Western Australia and the Northern Territory, I lead each team as they work to achieve the sales and operational objectives that have been set.

Through our work, I have become determined to help companies communicate their corporate message in an exciting and interesting way. Our recent work with the AWD Alliance on the launch of the third Air Warfare Destroyer, HMAS Sydney, on behalf of the Royal Australian Navy and the Australian government, demonstrated our passion for executing major events while maintaining both high attention to detail and attentive customer service.

After nearly 30 years in the industry, I have worked across many roles from general technician to production manager to team leader. I am a fierce advocate for my staff, always looking for ways to define and accomplish business objectives together. Through my diverse experiences, I have learned that an effective team of people lies at the core of any successful organisation

Receiving instant feedback about our work and being able to see the benefit of what we do first-hand is incredibly rewarding. The opportunity to celebrate and share these successes alongside such a brilliant team is truly what keeps me motivated the most.

Brien holds a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in English with minors in Technical Theatre and Communications from Murdoch University.


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