ARN Expands Commercial Team

ARN Expands Commercial Team
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Audio company ARN has announced three internal promotions and one new appointment to their commercial team.

Kate Blakeley (pictured above) has been promoted to the role of Sydney Agency Sales Director, having joined ARN in 2014, most recently as the leader of ARN’s Independent specialist business unit as Sales Director – Independent Agencies.

Lena Rapley (pictured below) has been appointed to the newly created role of Independent Sales Director – Sydney and Melbourne.  Rapley has worked in a range of roles within ARN Commerical.

Denis Donati (pictured below) has been appointed to the newly created role of Group Sales Manager – Digital across Sydney and Melbourne.

Donati has worked with ARN for the last four years, and in his new role will be part of the company’s digital growth strategy across iHeart Radio and the iHeartPodcast Network.

Finally, Shaun Scully (pictured below) has been made Sales Director – Direct Sales. Scully is returning to ARN, having previously worked across the Mix 106.5 (now KIIS 1065) and WSFM brands.

ARN’s Chief Commercial Officer Pete Whitehead said, “these internal promotions are part of ARN’s ongoing growth strategy as we continue to strengthen our position as Australia’s leading audio company.”

“ARN has always invested in the best talent which is why we have the skills and depth of experience to be able to promote from within and Kate, Lena and Denis have all achieved exceptional results for our clients…I’m also pleased to welcome Shaun back to ARN with his broad range of experience to lead our high-performing Sydney Direct Sales team.”

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