Senior Management Team

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    CIARAN DAVIS
    CEO & Managing Director

    Experience
    Ciaran Davis is responsible for the strategic and operational direction of the business. He has transformed a business with large debt and a declining asset portfolio centred on traditional publishing, into one of the most exciting media businesses in Australia today, with a strong balance sheet. 

    Prior to becoming CEO of HT&E, Ciaran spent five years as CEO of ARN repositioning the business to become the number one metropolitan radio operator in Australia. He has 20 years media experience working in over 15 countries throughout Europe and the Middle East. 

    Special responsibilities
    CEO & Managing Director (since 24 Aug 2016)
    CEO (since 20 Aug 2015)

    Other Directorships and offices
    Director of a number of HT&E subsidiaries
    Joint venture companies and The Australian Ireland Fund Ltd. 

    Previous directorships of other listed companies (last three years)
    Nil     

      CIARAN DAVIS
      CEO & Managing Director


      Experience Ciaran Davis is responsible for the strategic and operational direction of the business. He has transformed a business with large debt and a declining asset portfolio centred on traditional publishing, into one o …

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      JEFF HOWARD
      Chief Financial Officer, HT&E

      Jeff Howard joined HT&E in 2010 and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in December 2012. Jeff spent more than nine years with ABN AMRO and RBS in corporate lending and broader relationship banking roles that included a focus on the telecommunications and media sectors. Prior to this, he was with KPMG where he spent nearly 10 years in audit and project roles, including a secondment to KPMG’s Philadelphia practice. He completed his Executive MBA with the Australian Graduate School of Management in 2005, and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Chartered Accountant. Jeff is a Director of a number of HT&E subsidiaries and joint venture entities.

        JEFF HOWARD
        Chief Financial Officer, HT&E


        Jeff Howard joined HT&E in 2010 and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in December 2012. Jeff spent more than nine years with ABN AMRO and RBS in corporate lending and broader relationship banking roles that included …

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        YVETTE LAMONT
        Group General Counsel and Company Secretary, HT&E

        Yvette Lamont was appointed Group General Counsel and Company Secretary of HT&E in 1998. Yvette was previously General Counsel of pay television company Australis Media Limited (Galaxy), a Senior Associate with law firm Allens (in the Media and Technology Group) and a solicitor with boutique law firm Boyd, House & Partners (specialising in media law and in particular commercial radio). She is a member of the Media and Communications Committee of the Law Council of Australia, a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and has completed the Company Meetings and Company Secretarial Practice courses with the Governance Institute of Australia. She is admitted as a solicitor to the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia.

        Yvette is a Director of a number of HT&E subsidiaries.

          YVETTE LAMONT
          Group General Counsel and Company Secretary, HT&E


          Yvette Lamont was appointed Group General Counsel and Company Secretary of HT&E in 1998. Yvette was previously General Counsel of pay television company Australis Media Limited (Galaxy), a Senior Associate with law firm …