Kerrang! and Q Radio boss Steve King has been appointed as the managing director of Bauer Media's north west radio stations.
Steve had been in the role since Christmas, but has now been officially announced as Michelle Surrell's replacement.
Michelle Surrell [link=http://radiotoday.co.uk/news.php?extend.5296]resigned[/link] from her position in October 2009, leaving the company after 22 years.
Steve will report to Dee Ford, group managing director of radio for Bauer Media, and continue his position of MD at Kerrang! and Q in the west midlands.