Seven West Media has appointed Rohan Lund to the newly created role of Group Chief Operating Officer.
Lund has been CEO of Yahoo!7 for the past five years.
Chief Executive Officer Don Voelte said: “We are delighted that Rohan has accepted the challenge of this new role at Seven West Media.
“Rohan brings unique management experience across media and communications and a reputation for driving change. He has led the successful development of Yahoo!7 and he will now lead Seven West Media’s evolution as we drive operational efficiencies across the group and pursue new content and revenue channels for all our businesses.
A statement says Lund “will lead the group executive team in driving change and creating new opportunities for the company’s development in digital media, complementing Seven West Media’s market-leading presence in broadcast television, newspapers and magazines and online through Seven West Media’s Yahoo!7 joint venture with Yahoo! Inc.”
Lund added “Scale in content and reach is becoming increasingly critical and Seven is the best placed media company in Australia to take advantage of the changing media environment. I feel privileged and energized by the incredible opportunities ahead as the group businesses work even closer together and the media model continues to evolve.”
He takes up his new role at Seven West Media on 1st September.