Seven West Media appoints James Warburton as CEO

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by Rachael Jones

Seven West Media (ASX:SWM) today announced the appointment of James Warburton as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.

He succeeds Tim Worner who has handed in his resignation.

Chairman Kerry Stokes says his passion and energy will reinvigorate the team.

Mr Warburton was Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of APN Outdoor - he left iin late 2018 when APN Outdoor was acquired by JCDecau.

Before his appointment to APN Outdoor, Mr Warburton was the Chief Executive Officer of Supercars for five years.

The Full Year Financial results presentation will be released on the 20th of August.

Shares in Seven West Media (ASX:SWM) are trading 12 per cent higher at $0.42.

Rachael Jones

Finance News Network
Rachael comes to FNN after working for Fairfax Media covering international breaking news, including the global economy and politics. She joined FNN in February 2018. She has reported on Australia’s finance news for various organisations since 2000 and has also interviewed a number of key business players, including Bill Gates. Rachael has also worked across a number of countries, including the UK and the US.