Thomas the new Fox/MMM GM
Southern Cross Austereo have appointed current National Sales Director, Cathy Thomas, as General Manager of Fox FM and Triple M in Melbourne.
Thomas replaces Ben Amarfio who has moved to Cricket Australia as Head of Marketing. SCA are now looking for a replacement for Thomas' national sales role.
Rhys Holleran, CEO of Southern Cross Austereo says…
"Cathy is a well-respected member of our executive team, who has terrific commercial acumen and an in-depth knowledge of our business. I’m pleased to hand the reins of our Melbourne business to Cathy, and I have every confidence in her abilities to continue to evolve our market leading brands."
She will continue supervising national sales from the Melbourne team which includes SCA’s 80 owned (as well as 40 affiliated) radio stations, Southern Cross Ten and Southern Cross Television.
"I’m thrilled to be given the opportunity to lead such a motivated, hardworking and creative team as the General Manager for Southern Cross Austereo in Melbourne. The business is absolutely dedicated to investing in the best possible on and off air teams, which is reflected in the continued success of our Triple M and Fox FM brands.
I’m looking forward to building on these achievements and ensuring the energetic and passionate culture of the Melbourne office continues to thrive."