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Bauer appoints new Group CFO

Effective 1 May, 2021 Anna Sedgley will take on the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Bauer Media Group.

Bauer appoints new Group CFO
Anna Sedgley: “I believe the opportunity for value creation is tremendous.”

She will succeed Sarah Vickery, who has held the position ad interim and, after a handover period, will return to her role as CFO and Strategy Director of Bauer’s Audio Business Area from July onwards.

In this position, Anna will shape the central financial structures guiding Bauer Media Group’s commercial success and future development towards a multi-business company with diverse media and digital brands that enrich people’s everyday lives, says the company.

Anna brings more than 20 years of experience in finance and management in media and tech, with a strong expertise in evolving business practices for an increasingly digitalised media market. She joins from Afiniti, an artificial intelligence company based in the USA. Prior to that, she held executive positions at Dow Jones, a News Corporation company.

Yvonne Bauer, Owner of Bauer Media Group: “With her deep experience in managing both emerging and mature business models in rapidly evolving market environments, Anna brings unique strengths to her role that will be of immense value for Bauer’s future journey. We’re very excited to have her on board. I also want to warmly thank Sarah Vickery for seamlessly and successfully covering the role of Group CFO in the interim.”

Anna Sedgley: “I am thrilled to be joining the Bauer Media team at such an exciting time. I believe the opportunity for value creation is tremendous, given the strong business fundamentals, collaborative culture and the range of brands and audiences.”

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