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.