Appointment of Chief Financial Officer

Nine has today announced the appointment of Mr Paul Koppelman, who will join Nine as Chief Financial Officer, effective 3 September 2019. Mr Koppelman will report to Nine’s Chief Executive Officer, Hugh Marks.

Announcing the appointment of Mr Koppelman, Mr Marks said “I am delighted to appoint Paul to the role of CFO. Nine has undergone an enormous transformation over the past 12 months and the focus now will be on further strengthening our relative position within the media sector, and continuing to grow the operating performance of our business. Paul’s diverse experience across different industries and operating environments will prove a valuable addition to the senior leadership team.”

Mr Koppelman said, “I am looking forward to joining Nine at this exciting time for both the Company and media industry as a whole.  Nine has really reinvented itself over the past few years, and is now clearly Australia’s leading integrated media company.  It is well positioned to continue to grow and evolve its business and I am excited to be part of that.”

Paul Koppelman is a qualified chartered accountant, and experienced CFO, with a broad sectoral background across a range of blue-chip listed organisations, both in Australia and overseas. Until recently, Mr Koppelman was Chief Financial Officer of ASX-listed Aconex, through to its acquisition by Oracle.  Prior to this, he was the Chief Financial Officer through the IPO process at Medibank Private Limited, and prior again, CFO of the Global Aluminium (UK) and Commercial (Netherlands) Groups at BHP.   

For more information:
Nic Christensen
Head of Corporate Affairs 
nchristensen@nine.com.au 
 
Thursday, August 22, 2019