ARN Announces String Of Appointments For Melbourne Commercial Leadership Team

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Australian Radio Network (ARN) has announced a number of significant appointments to its Melbourne commercial leadership team across agency and direct sales.

Nisar Malik has been appointed to the role of agency sales director, Nick Flood joins ARN as direct sales director and Lena Rapley has moved from her role as Melbourne agency group sales manager into the newly created role of head of client solutions for Melbourne and Adelaide.

Malik joins ARN after two years as a group business manager with Nine Entertainment. Prior to that, he held the role of Melbourne TV sales director at Southern Cross Austereo (SCA), following 10 years with Network Ten in sales and leadership roles.

Nisar Malik

Nisar Malik

Flood comes to ARN from Macquarie Media, where he most recently held the role of Melbourne sales manager. He has also worked at carsales.com.au and NOVA Entertainment.

Nick Flood

Nick Flood

Rapley has been with ARN for eight years in sales and management roles in Sydney and Melbourne, and her promotion to head of client solutions for the Melbourne and Adelaide markets will see her move into a newly created position to drive solutions for brands.

Lena Rapley

Lena Rapley

ARN’s Melbourne commercial director, Peter Whitehead, said: “I’m delighted to welcome leaders with the experience and reputation of both Nisar and Nick as they join ARN to take charge of our agency and direct sales teams respectively.

“They join ARN at an exciting time, as we take a fresh approach to market with our new on-air line-ups across KIIS, GOLD and iHeartRadio, and continue to deepen our position in the Melbourne market with our agency and client partners.

“Lena’s promotion to the newly created role of head of client solutions supports our ambition to capitalise on the momentum and achievements of the last year, given her extensive experience in a number of markets working closely with clients and agencies.”

In other appointments to ARN’s Melbourne team, Paul Edwards has been named direct group sales manager, having held previous sales management roles at NOVA and SCA, while Denis Donati has been promoted to agency group sales manager.

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