SCA Appoints new COO

Staff Writer


John Kelly has been appointed Chief Operating Officer. The newly created role will see John take on a leadership role managing the operations of Southern Cross Austereo.

Southern Cross Austereo CEO Grant Blackley, said “John’s appointment is a key element in building Southern Cross Austereo’s management team, who are responsible for leading the company’s success.

“His strong strategic focus and management skills, demonstrated by his long senior career in both media and sport will be invaluable in building a stronger and more successful Southern Cross Austereo.”

As the Chief Operating Officer, John will lead and manage SCA’s Metropolitan Operations and group functions including engineering, IT, technology and human resources.

John Kelly said: “I am excited at the opportunity of joining Grant and the leadership team of Southern Cross Austereo, to further advance improved performance of such a significant group of media assets.”

John was CEO and CFO of the Football Federation of Australia.  Prior to the FFA, he had fifteen years at the Ten Network in a number of financial roles, eventually becoming Group Chief Financial Officer.

He starts in February next year.


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