Senior Management Team

Biography PhotoCIARAN  DAVIS
CEO & Managing Director, HT&E
CIARAN  DAVIS
CEO & Managing Director, HT&E


Ciaran Davis is the CEO and Managing Director of HT&E. He was promoted to the position in August 2015 from his role as CEO of Australian Radio Network (ARN). Ciaran spent five years at ARN repositioning the business to become the number one metropolitan radio operator in Australia. Responsible for the recruitment of leading talent to the network and strategic investments such as 96FM, Emotive and iHeartRadio, Ciaran established a new management team and drove a culture of ambition and success... 

Biography PhotoJEFF HOWARD
Chief Financial Officer, HT&E
JEFF HOWARD
Chief Financial Officer, HT&E


Jeff Howard joined HT&E in 2010 and was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in December 2012. Jeff spent more than nine years with ABN AMRO and RBS in corporate lending and broader relationship banking roles that included a focus on the telecommunications and media sectors. Prior to this, Jeff was with KPMG where he spent nearly 10 years in audit and project roles, including a secondment to KPMG’s Philadelphia practice. Jeff completed his Executive MBA with the Australian Graduate School ... 

Biography PhotoYVETTE  LAMONT
Group General Counsel and Company Secretary, HT&E
YVETTE  LAMONT
Group General Counsel and Company Secretary, HT&E


Yvette Lamont has been Group General Counsel and Company Secretary of HT&E since 1998. She was previously General Counsel of pay television company Australis Media Limited (Galaxy), a Senior Associate with law firm Allens (in the Media and Technology Group) and a solicitor with boutique law firm Boyd, House & Partners specialising in media law. Yvette is a member of the Media and Communications Committee of the Law Council of Australia, has completed the Company Meetings and Company Secretari... 

Biography PhotoEMMA  HOGAN
Chief People Officer, HT&E
EMMA  HOGAN
Chief People Officer, HT&E


Emma Hogan joined HT&E as Chief People Officer (CPO) in February 2017 from Foxtel, where she spent nine years as Executive Director – People, Culture and Communications (2007 to 2015) and Executive Director – Customer Experience (2014 to 2016). In these roles, Emma was responsible for creating and driving strategy, people and performance for over 3,000 onshore, and 2,000 off-shore employees, change and transformation and operational implementation. Prior to joining Foxtel, Emma held several s... 

Biography PhotoTONY  KENDALL
Chief Revenue Officer, HT&E
TONY  KENDALL
Chief Revenue Officer, HT&E


Tony Kendall commenced in the role of Chief Revenue Officer of HT&E in April 2017, having held his previous role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Australian Radio Network (ARN) since December 2015. Tony joined ARN from Bauer Media where he spent almost three years as Director of Sales. He joined Bauer in early 2013 from News Corp Australia where he spent over 23 years in senior commercial management roles across Melbourne, Sydney and New York, including a year as the CEO of the Austral... 

Biography PhotoROB  ATKINSON
Chief Executive Officer, Australian Radio Network (ARN)
ROB  ATKINSON
Chief Executive Officer, Australian Radio Network (ARN)


Rob Atkinson commenced in the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Australian Radio Network (ARN) in April 2017, having previously held the position of CEO of Adshel (since November 2011). Prior to that, he was Chief Operating Officer of Clear Channel UK. Rob originally joined Clear Channel as Sales Director in 2005, before being promoted to Group Sales Director and then Managing Director in the same year (2008). Prior to joining Clear Channel, Rob held various senior sales roles at A... 

Biography PhotoMIKE  TYQUIN
Chief Executive Officer, Adshel
MIKE  TYQUIN
Chief Executive Officer, Adshel


Mike Tyquin commenced in the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Adshel In April 2017, having joined the company in May 2014 as Chief Commercial Officer. Over more than 20 years, Mike has held a range of senior executive positions in the out–of–home advertising industry including over nine years at Network Ten’s out-of-home business EYE Corp (EYE). During his time at EYE, Mike led the operations in South East Asia before spending five years as CEO of Australia and New Zealand. While at E... 

Biography PhotoSIMON JOYCE
Chief Executive Officer, Emotive
SIMON JOYCE
Chief Executive Officer, Emotive


Simon Joyce is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and founder of social video content marketing agency Emotive, which launched in the Australian market in February 2015. Simon has extensive experience in social, digital video, branded content, mobile, marketing, commercial and business leadership gained over 17 years in media and marketing. Prior to launching Emotive, his most recent position was CEO of MCM Entertainment where he successfully launched the world’s biggest YouTube channel, Vevo ... 

Biography PhotoZAC  ZAVOS
Chief Executive Officer, Conversant Media
ZAC  ZAVOS
Chief Executive Officer, Conversant Media


Zac Zavos co-founded Conversant Media in 2007, a digital media company that produces engaging premium sites that include Australia’s leading sports opinion website, The Roar, the renowned global culture website, Lost At E Minor, and the newly launched tech and lifestyle website, Techly. Prior to this, Zac spent nine years in digital consulting with several firms including IBM (1998 to 2001), Deloitte (2002 and 2003) and ThoughtWorks (2005 to 2007). In 2009 and 2010, Zac was named one of Sydne...