October 9, 2014
Clive is leaving
Clive Dickens is leaving Southern Cross Austereo for the position of Chief Digital Officer at Seven West Media.
The news was announced this morning by SCA CEO Rhys Holleran saying: “Clive Dickens will transition out of the business and his role as the Director of Digital and Innovation”.
At the same time, Seven West Media has announced Clives appointment to their Group. With Clive set to report to Chief Executive Officer of Seven West Media, Tim Worner.
From SCA on Clive's Exit:
Rhys Holleran, Southern Cross Austereo CEO said, “We would like to take this opportunity to extend our sincere thanks to Clive for his remarkable impact on the SCA business broadly, and for his leadership of SCA’s digital success since he joined the company in early 2013. The search for SCA’s new Director of Digital and Innovation is already underway and we will make an announcement about a successor in the coming months.”
Clive will be leaving in 2015 with a date to be determined according to SCA.
From Seven West Media on Clive's Appointment
Tim Worner, CEO of Seven West Media, said: “Clive is well-known to the market as a champion of new and emerging digital platforms, and as an identifier of new opportunities for growth. He joins us at an exciting time. Seven West Media has some of the most successful brands and franchises in the country. We are focused on the delivery of our market-leading content anywhere, anytime to the biggest audiences possible.
Our drive into new forms of delivery represents an important cornerstone in our strategy and Clive will lead that push with passion.”
With Clive Dickens saying: “I am thrilled to be joining Seven West Media and really look forward to working with some of the world’s most compelling brands and channels. Seven creates more premium content than any other Australian media company and I can’t wait to further extend its consumption via more connected devices to even larger audiences.”
Clive will be joining Seven West Media early in the new year according to their press release.