Global Radio have hired Matt Rennie from internet TV company Seesaw in a newly-created position of Enterprise Director.
He joins the Capital, Heart and Classic FM owner from Monday and will oversee a team of 10 working on new revenue streams and existing partnerships.
We’re told Matt will report to Mike Gordon, Global’s Managing Director – Commercial, and will bring together several elements of the wider Global company including the partnership with iTunes and the gaming and directory businesses. His brief will also include the development of new commercial digital and broadcast opportunities.
He was previously Commercial Director at Seesaw which he helped launch and run for over two years. Before that he headed up Business Development and Content Distribution at Channel 4, where he was responsible for on-demand content distribution relationships and advertising sales. His career’s also seen him work at Virgin Media and Warner Music.
Mike Gordon, Global’s Managing Director – Commercial said: “This appointment will help drive the business forward, exploiting our radio brands and seeking other commercial opportunities. With over a decade of experience we are absolutely delighted that someone of Matt’s calibre is joining Global.”
Matt Rennie said: “I’m looking forward to starting my new role on Monday and working with the dynamic team at Global. The opportunity to develop Global’s enterprises is really exciting and I’m looking forward to the challenge.”