Global hires GMG Director Darren Singer

Global has hired Guardian Media Group’s CFO and Director Darren Singer as its Chief Financial Officer.

Darren has been with GMG since 2011, where he also sat on the board of Top Right Group representing GMG’s interests in the joint venture with Apax Partners.

He was previously CFO for Europe, Middle East and Africa at media investment company GroupM, where he had responsibility for a finance team of 700 people across 30 countries. Before joining GroupM, he was at Sky for 10 years latterly in the role of Director of Group Reporting & Finance. Darren has also worked at the BBC and PwC (formerly Price Waterhouse).

He’ll join the board of the media and entertainment group reporting into Group CEO Stephen Miron.

Stephen Miron said: “Darren brings to Global exceptional leadership, knowledge and experience, having worked at some of the world’s most prestigious media and entertainment companies. We’re delighted to welcome Darren to Global where he will be a tremendous asset as we continue to fulfil our ambitious plans for the business.”

Darren Singer: “It’s an incredible time to join Global. Over the past few years, I’ve watched the company as it has stimulated the commercial radio sector’s return to growth, and more recently as it has grown its interests in the music and entertainment world in the UK and the US. I’m looking forward to joining the leadership team and playing a role in the next stage of the Global journey.”

Posted on Sunday, June 28th, 2015 at 7:38 am by RadioToday

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