Lucy Thomas to join Bauer Media Group as Chief Financial & Operating Officer of Audio

Hamburg, 8 December 2022 – Lucy Thomas joins Bauer Media Audio as its Chief Financial & Operating Officer. In this role, she will drive the transformation of Bauer Media Group's Audio business to capitalise on the opportunities ahead. Bauer Media Audio operates in nine countries across Europe and is home to popular and distinctive radio and audio brands.

Lucy, who will join Bauer on 1 May 2023, is a highly experienced media, finance and data specialist. She has been with Sky since 2000 progressing through a range of Commercial Finance Director and MD roles before she became Group Chief Data Officer in 2019. In her new role she will be reporting into Anna Sedgley, CFO Bauer Media Group, and Richard Dawkins, President of the Audio Business Area.

Richard Dawkins comments: “Lucy is a perfect match as she has extensive experience across finance, commercial and data roles and is highly knowledgeable about media and technology. This broad skillset will give a further edge to our audio strategy. I look forward to working with her to deliver our roadmap for the future.” And Anna Sedgley adds: “I first worked with Lucy in 2000 and I could not be more excited to be working with her again. Lucy is very experienced in implementing transformation and has a passion for building and motivating high performing and diverse teams.”

Commenting on the appointment, Lucy Thomas says: “I am thrilled to be joining Bauer Media Audio as they continue to deliver their successful growth strategy. With a broad range of brands, scale across Europe and a vibrant culture, I am looking forward to being part of its exciting future“.


About Bauer Media Audio
Bauer Media Audio is Europe’s leading digital commercial radio broadcaster and audio operator. Experts in the power of sound, the company reaches over 61 million listeners weekly through its broadcast radio, online services, and podcasts. Spanning 9 countries - the UK, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Ireland, Finland, Poland, Slovakia and Portugal, Bauer Media Audio owns leading brands includingToday FM, KISS, Mix Megapol, Absolute Radio, Radio Norge, Radio Expres, Radio Nova, Radio 100, RMF and Radio Comercial.  

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