Bauer takes on Absolute Radio Director

Absolute Radio’s Technology Director Paul Brown has been appointed as Digital Development Director at Bauer Media.

It’s the second such appointment since Bauer Media took control of Absolute Radio in December – having promoted Adrian Fitch in February.

In the new role Bauer says he’ll shape and manage the execution of digital technology strategy. He will also lead the programme management and development teams to support Bauer’s radio and lifestyle digital businesses.

Paul was previously Technology Director at Absolute Radio, a role which saw him deliver more than 40 mobile applications across multiple platforms. He joined the station in 2008 as Technology Director and was previously Head of Digital Media at RadioWorks and spent ten years at Capital Radio.

Commenting on this appointment, Bauer Media Chief Executive Paul Keenan said: “Absolute Radio enjoys a leading position in digital development; and following our acquisition of the business we wanted to strengthen and deepen Bauer Media in this vital area. Paul’s appointment, and the capabilities of his team, will accelerate our progress”.

Paul took up the position this week and reports to Bauer Media Chief Executive Paul Keenan.

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