Seven West Media (SWM) has announced the appointment of Rainer Rhedey as its chief technology and information officer.
Rhedey, who commences his new role on 3 December, joins SWM with over 20 years’ experience in the technology industry, most recently as group general manager of IT at Fairfax Media.
In the newly created role of CTIO, Rhedey will be responsible for SWM’s IT and technology systems and infrastructure.
SWM chief executive Time Worner said: “I’m delighted to welcome Rainer to the team.
“He comes with an outstanding track record, and will play a significant role in the ongoing transformation of our business, ensuring our technology and IT systems support all our people to achieve even greater success.”
Commenting on his appointment, Rhedey said: “To be joining Seven, the market-leaders with such a long history of success and innovation, is fantastic.
“I’m looking forward to working with the terrific tech and IT teams to build on the great work they’re doing to ensure the group has the best and most reliable, highly responsive and secure technology infrastructure.”
Mr Rhedey has over 20 years of experience in the technology industry, most recently as Group General Manager of IT at Fairfax. He has been responsible for a range of areas throughout his career, spanning from internal IT departments to professional services teams for systems integrators and software vendors.