Martin Brown, chairman of the Australian Association of National Advertisers (AANA), today confirmed the appointment of Julie Flynn as interim CEO.
It follows on from John Broome’s departure from the role a fortnight ago.
Brown commented: “We are thrilled to have someone of Julie’s calibre step in to lead the AANA secret ariat at such an important time for the industry. Julie is a highly respected leader in our field and brings deep experience across the commercial, regulatory and public policy aspects of the media and advertising landscape, most notably through her roles leading Free TV and Freeview Australia.
“The AANA has had a strong start to 2021 with the latest evolution of our marketing capability programs and launch of the new Food and Beverage Code. Julie is ideally placed to help us advance our plans for the second half of the year as we search for a permanent CEO.”
Flynn commented: “I look forward to working with the AANA secretariat, Board and members to drive our 2021 agenda, particularly delivering an inspiring RESET conference and the continued rollout of the AANA’s high quality professional capability programmes.”
In parallel with Flynn’s appointment, the AANA has also commenced an extensive search for a permanent CEO.
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