Cooney is Global Scotland MD
Global Radio have appointed Paul Cooney as Managing Director for its Capital FM Scotland station.
He's been working as a consultant to the group and helped to launch the newly-rebranded station earlier this month.
Paul is a Sony Award winning broadcaster and radio executive with 30 years experience in the industry including MD positions at Clyde, Forth, West Sound and Radio Borders.
He'll lead team which includes Commercial Director, Pam Richardson.
Global's Managing Director (Regions) Mark Lee told RadioToday.co.uk: "Paul is a formidable force in radio and I'm absolutely delighted he has chosen to join Global Radio. I am confident that we will see great success in Scotland."
The new MD for Scotland, Paul Cooney, said: "This is the perfect time to work with the talented team at the UK's number one radio brand. I am committed to making Capital FM Scotland a station that our Scottish listeners love, the advertisers flock to and the owners are proud of."