Gill Stewart to Leave the NZ Radio Bureau
Gill Stewart has resigned as General Manager of The Radio Bureau in New Zealand. The Radio Bureau represents the sales side of New Zealand’s commercial radio industry and is a JV owned by MediaWorks and NZME.
Both MediaWorks CEO, Mark Weldon and NZME CEO, Jane Hastings paid tribute to Gill in a joint statement saying:
“On behalf of NZME and MediaWorks, we thank Gill for her service to TRB and the wider radio industry. TRB has played an important role in ensuring the medium continues to deliver outstanding value to the industry and our customers. Gill has led this business and achieved tremendous success year on year. On a personal note, we have both enjoyed working with Gill and wish her well for the future.”
Gill Stewart says: “It has been a privilege and pleasure leading The Radio Bureau. I am very proud of my team, and what we have achieved together on behalf of the shareholders and stakeholders. I am looking forward to the opportunity of new challenges ahead, both personally and professionally. I would also like to warmly acknowledge and thank NZME and MediaWorks, the Board and the independent radio stations for their support.”
NZME and MediaWorks will announce a replacement soon.