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Westerner Park Announces its New CEO

The Board of Directors announced today that Darrell Komick has been hired as the CEO & General Manager of Westerner Park. He will assume his role on Tuesday, March 17th and will immediately start making connections with Westerner Park’s key stakeholders.

“On behalf of the Westerner Park Board of Directors, we would like to welcome Darrell Komick to our organization,” said Kent Olson, President and Board Chair of the Westerner Exposition Association. “His innovative and progressive approach will be a great asset to our organization and will help move Westerner Park forward with our strategic vision.” adds Graham Heron, Incoming President and Current Board Vice Chair.

Komick has extensive background in major show production and has most recently been involved in promotions and development for 208 local food producers in Calgary, who generate $150 million in local product sales. As CEO & General Manager, Komick plans to engage the Central Alberta community and increase the world class events and entertainment at Westerner Park.
Darrell Komick will be officially introduced to the shareholders at Westerner Park’s upcoming Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, March 25th and will have a planned media introduction at a later date.

Westerner Park is central Alberta’s largest tradeshow, agricultural, sports, entertainment and convention facility. A not-for-profit organization supported by 50 full-time staff and 150 full-time volunteers, Westerner Park generates $150 million annually in economic activity hosting over 1,500 events and 1.5 million visitors each year.

For more information please contact:
Graham Heron
Incoming President and Current Board Vice Chair
Westerner Exposition Association
P 403-356-1255
C 587-377-7311

Westerner Exposition Association