MediaWorks New CEO: Michael Anderson

Staff Writer

Former Austereo CEO, Michael Anderson is MediaWorks New Zealand’s new CEO and also holds a position on their board.

Rod McGeoch, Chairman, MediaWorks said in a statement: “On behalf of the Board, I am thrilled to welcome Michael to MediaWorks. This is a pivotal time for the media industry and with many years of high profile media experience – as a CEO, a Board Director and in Sales, Michael brings the perfect credentials to lead MediaWorks through these dynamic times.”

Michael was CEO of Austereo for eight years and worked with the group in senior roles for 13 years prior. Most recently he was oOh! Media chairman and also holds non-executive positions on the Fairfax Media and Oztam boards.

Michael Anderson said: “MediaWorks is a company with strong brands and a strong history in New Zealand. With the global disruption in media continuing, this an excellent time to join and lead MediaWorks through a difficult but exciting period.”

Mediaworks owns free to air television (TV3 and Channel Four) and a national radio network consisting of a number brands including The Edge, More FM, The Rock and The Breeze.


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