Andrew McEvoy has resigned as managing director of life media and events at Fairfax Media.
Mr McEvoy had been in the role since 2014. He had previously held the role of managing director at Tourism Australia and chief executive officer of the South Australian Tourism Commission. He is currently chairman of the board for the SeaLink Travel Group and the Adelaide Riverbank Authority Board.
In his role at Fairfax, Mr McEvoy was responsible for the oversight of several Life media brands including Good Food, Drive, Traveller and Essential Baby, along with events.
Events revenue more than doubled during his tenure, while he secured several commercial opportunities, which saw the expansion of the travel category.
Current general manager of the events business Sarah Pohlman will take on an expanded role in his absence.
Mr McEvoy will stay with the company until April.