Senior Management Team

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    CIARAN DAVIS
    CEO & Managing Director, HT&E

    Ciaran Davis is the CEO & 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, Unbnd Group and The Australian Ireland Fund. Ciaran was appointed as Managing Director of HT&E in August 2016.

      CIARAN DAVIS
      CEO & Managing Director, HT&E


      Ciaran Davis is the CEO & 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 Radi …

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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, Jeff was with KPMG where he spent nearly 10 years in audit and project roles, including a secondment to KPMG's Philadelphia practice. Jeff 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 Soprano Design, Gfinity Australia and Unbnd Group, and was previously a Director of Lux Group (formerly Aussie Commerce).

        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 has been Group General Counsel and Company Secretary of HT&E since 1998. She 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. Yvette is a member of the Media and Communications Committee of the Law Council of Australia and 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 LAMONT
          Group General Counsel and Company Secretary, HT&E


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

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          TONY KENDALL
          Chief Revenue Officer, HT&E (from 3 April 2017); Chief Executive Officer, ARN (until 3 April 2017)

          Tony Kendall is Chief Revenue Officer of HT&E, having been appointed in April 2017. Tony commenced his previous role as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ARN in December 2015. Tony joined ARN from Bauer Media where he spent almost three years as Director of Sales. He joined Bauer in early 2013 from News Corp Australia where he spent over 23 years in senior commercial management roles across Melbourne, Sydney and New York, including a year as the CEO of the Australian magazine division. Tony is also a Director of the Melbourne Fashion Festival (since 2010).

            TONY KENDALL
            Chief Revenue Officer, HT&E (from 3 April 2017); Chief Executive Officer, ARN (until 3 April 2017)


            Tony Kendall is Chief Revenue Officer of HT&E, having been appointed in April 2017. Tony commenced his previous role as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ARN in December 2015. Tony joined ARN from Bauer Media where he sp …

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            ROB ATKINSON
            Chief Executive Officer, ARN (from 3 April 2017); Chief Executive Officer, Adshel (until 3 April 2017)

            Rob Atkinson is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ARN, having been appointed in April 2017. Rob joined Adshel in his previous role as CEO in November 2011, having previously held the position of Chief Operating Officer of Clear Channel UK. Rob originally joined Clear Channel as Sales Director in 2005, before being promoted to Group Sales Director and then Managing Director in the same year (2008). Prior to joining Clear Channel, Rob held various senior sales roles at Associated Newspapers in both London and Dublin and won the prestigious Campaign Magazine UK Sales Leader of the Year in 2009. As CEO at Adshel, Rob pioneered the launch of the world's first national digital street furniture network, as well as the biggest national deployment of beacons in the world. In the past four years, he has been shortlisted twice, for both Australian CEO of the Year, and Media Executive of the Year, by the prestigious CEO Magazine.

              ROB ATKINSON
              Chief Executive Officer, ARN (from 3 April 2017); Chief Executive Officer, Adshel (until 3 April 2017)


              Rob Atkinson is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ARN, having been appointed in April 2017. Rob joined Adshel in his previous role as CEO in November 2011, having previously held the position of Chief Operating Officer of Cl …