Meredith named as new Callaway South Pacific GM

Callaway has announced an important new senior management role to oversee its continued growth in the South Pacific markets, with the appointment of golf industry expert, Matt Meredith, as General Manager.

Matt, previously CEO of Sporte Leisure Australia, is a well-known and trusted figure within the golf industry and will lead the further development and growth of the Callaway and Odyssey brands in this strategically important region.

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Commenting on the appointment, Neil Howie, President and Managing Director of Callaway EMEA, said: “In Matt, we have someone that possesses both a deep understanding of the global golf business and a clear vision for the Callaway and Odyssey brands.”

“We have some exciting times ahead, and under Matt’s leadership, I am confident we will undoubtedly reinforce the growing popularity of Callaway and Odyssey products among consumers and within the highest echelons of the game.”

Matt has a true passion for the game, playing his golf in Australia’s sand-belt region. Professionally, he holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mass Communication and is currently undertaking an MBA at the Australian Institute of Business.

Matt commented: “I take up this new position at a perfect time, when both the Callaway and Odyssey brands are enjoying huge global momentum with both consumers and on the global professional tours.”

“I recognise that Callaway has a fantastic business opportunity in the South Pacific Region and I have a great team around me to realise this. I can’t wait to get cracking,” said Meredith.

Matt’s new role takes effect immediately.