oOh!media has announced Brendon Cook’s replacement, brining on Cathy O’Connor as the new CEO.
O’Connor joins the oOh! team from Nova Entertainment and brings with her more than 35 years experience in Australian media.
O’Connor said she was looking forward to the new chapter in her career.
“Despite the challenges of 2020, the out of home sector is an exciting place to be in, with strong growth prospects and increasing prominence in a digital future,” she said.
“Ooh is a fantastic business with an extensive national reach backed by both leading data smarts and a fantastic team of professionals that are the best in their field.”
Tony Faure, chair of the oOh board, said the company was delighted with the appointment.
“The board was pleased to be able to attract a high-quality field of candidates, and after significant consideration, we felt Cathy was the ideal person to lead Ooh in its next stage of growth,” said Faure.
“We would also like to place on record our thanks to Brendon for his continued commitment and professionalism in navigating through the pandemic and for agreeing to stay on until the end of this year.
“Cathy, who is highly regarded by the industry, brings extensive experience as a leader of successful media organisations and in her most recent role at Nova has created significant value.”