Board of Directors

  • Hamish McLenman
    Hamish McLennan
    Chairman of the Board & Non-executive Director

    Special Responsibilities    
    Chairman of the Board  (since 30 Oct 2018)
    Non-executive Director  (since 30 Oct 2018)
        
    Experience    
    Hamish McLennan is an experienced media and marketing executive who brings unparalleled expertise to the Board, given the global roles he has held and his depth of understanding of the changing media landscape and the demands of advertisers. He has a proven track record as an outstanding leader across the media and advertising sectors.

    Previous roles Hamish has held include Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ten Network Holdings (2013-2015), Executive Vice President for News Corporation in Sydney and New York (2012-2013) and Global Chairman and CEO of Young & Rubicam, a division of WPP, the world’s largest communications services group (2006-2011).     
        
    Current directorships/appointments    
    Chairman of REA Group Ltd    
    Director of iProperty Group Pty Ltd    
    Director of Magellan Financial Group    
    Director of the Garvan Institute of Medical Research (Fundraising Board)     
        
    Previous directorship of other listed companies (last three years)    
    Executive Director of Ten Network Holdings Limited   (from Mar 2013 to Jul 2015)
     

      Hamish McLennan
      Chairman of the Board & Non-executive Director


      Special Responsibilities     Chairman of the Board  (since 30 Oct 2018) Non-executive Director  (since 30 Oct 2018)     Experience     Hamish McLennan is an experienced media and marketing executive who brings unparalleled  …

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      Paul Connolly
      Non-executive Director, BComm, FCA.

      Paul Connolly was appointed to the HT&E Board in October 2012. Paul has 25 years' experience advising on mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, disposals, fundraisings and initial public offerings. Since 1991, Paul has been Chairman of Connolly Capital Limited, a Dublin-based corporate finance advisory firm focused on the telecom, media and technology sectors. He was a Director of Esat Telecommunications Limited (Esat Telecom), an Irish telecommunications company, from 1997 to 2000, and then a Director of Digicel Limited, a Caribbean-based telecommunications company. In addition, he was a Director of Melita plc from 2007 to 2016 and a Director of Independent News & Media PLC from 2009 to 2018. From 1987 to 1991, Paul held the position of Financial Controller of Hibernia Meats Limited and prior to that, he worked with KPMG as an accountant. Paul holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University College Dublin, Ireland, and is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland and a member of Executive Summit at Stanford Graduate School of Business. Currently, Paul serves on the Board of Communicorp Group and is Chairman of Tetrarch Capital Limited, the private Irish media group Business & Finance and UNICEF Ireland.

      Responsibilities: Non-Executive Director, Chair of the Nomination and Governance Committee and Member of the Audit & Risk and Remuneration Committees.

        Paul Connolly
        Non-executive Director, BComm, FCA.


        Paul Connolly was appointed to the HT&E Board in October 2012. Paul has 25 years' experience advising on mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, disposals, fundraisings and initial public offerings. Since 1991, Paul has  …

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        Ciaran Davis
        CEO & Managing Director

        Ciaran Davis is the CEO and Managing Director of HT&E and responsible for the strategic and operational direction of the business. He was promoted to the position in August 2015 from his role as CEO of Australian Radio Network (ARN) where he spent five years repositioning the business to become the number one metropolitan radio operator in Australia. Responsible for the recruitment of leading talent to the network and strategic investments such as 96FM and iHeartRadio, Ciaran established a new management team and drove a culture of ambition and success throughout the business. Ciaran joined ARN as CEO in January 2010 from Communicorp Group Ltd in Ireland, where he spent 10 years working in executive leadership roles across the group’s radio and media interests in Europe and the Middle East. Ciaran is also the Chairman of social video content marketing agency Emotive, and is a Board member of Gfinity Australia, Soprano Design and The Australian Ireland Fund. Ciaran was appointed as Managing Director of HT&E in August 2016.

          Ciaran Davis
          CEO & Managing Director


          Ciaran Davis is the CEO and Managing Director of HT&E and responsible for the strategic and operational direction of the business. He was promoted to the position in August 2015 from his role as CEO of Australian Radio  …