Management expert hired to Sky Network TV as CFO

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by Jessica Amir

New Zealand pay television satellite provider, Sky Network Television (ASX:SKT) appointed Blair Woodbury as its Chief Financial Officer.

Blair was instrumental in spinning out Chorus (ASX:CNU) from Spark NZ (ASX:SPK). Blair Woodbury will kick off the new role, with the dual listed company on 19 June 2019.

Blair Woodbury has been with global management consulting company, McKinsey & Company, since 2016, where helped NZ and overseas businesses bolster their performance

He has experience working with New Zealand’s largest organisations, leading change programmes that boosted both brand and performance.

Prior to his appointment at Sky Network TV, Deloitte Partner Andrew Dick has been acting as interim CFO.

Shares in Sky Network Television (ASX:SKT) closed 0.44 per cent lower at $1.14 yesterday. Year-to-date its trading 36 per cent lower.

Jessica Amir

Finance News Network
Jessica joined FNN in January 2017 after having worked in financial advising for seven years and in TV journalism for seven years, specialising in finance, equities and analysis. She has interviewed former Prime Ministers of Australia, Tony Abbott, Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd and ex Treasurer Jo Hockey. Jessica has worked as a journalist with Sky News Business, ABC 1, ABC's The Business, ABC24 and has also been a regional Channel 7 and 9 TV reporter with Prime7 and Win News.