Paul Keenan will lead Bauer’s Audio Business, with its broadcast radio, webcasting and podcasts, which reportedly reach over twenty-five million listeners daily, further developing it with a focus on digital transformation worldwide. In this role, Paul will continue to report to Veit Dengler who has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of the Bauer Media Group.
Bauer has established a new leadership team for its worldwide publishing operation, comprising of Rob Munro-Hall, Sven Dams, Stefanie Hauer and a Chief Financial Officer, who will be appointed in due course. Within this newly created role, Rob’s focus will be on enhancing Bauer’s leadership position as well as shaping a successful publishing business for the future across the UK, Australia and New Zealand, USA, Poland, France and Russia. Rob will report to Veit Dengler.
Commenting on the appointments, Veit Dengler, Chief Operating Officer said, "Paul and Rob bring a wealth of experience to these newly created roles. These appointments reflect Bauer’s commitment to both new and established formats and our aims in audio for maximum growth in this sector throughout the Group’s markets and beyond."
Paul Keenan, President of Audio, Bauer Media Group said, "Radio and audio are in great health, enjoying the power of a sound boom and this is an exciting time to be leading a new wave of further transformation."
Rob Munro-Hall, Co-Head of Bauer Publishing World-Wide commented, "Our focus is on identifying potential to enhance our position and to shape a successful future for Bauer publishing."