Australian Radio Network (ARN) has announced the appointment of Andrew Sidwell to the newly-created role of head of custom solutions.
Commencing his new position on Monday 6 November, Sidwell will join ARN from Fairfax, where he was the publisher’s national content solutions director.
In his new role, Sidwell will be responsible for elevating ARN’s ideation, integration and thought leadership proposition.
Sidwell will lead the radio network’s national integration and campaign solutions team and work closely with the commercial teams to drive value and results for clients across its radio and digital assets.
ARN’s chief commercial officer, Emma-Jayne Owens, said: “Andrew has been a strategic and creative leader for over 20 years with media owners and media and creative businesses in Australia and overseas.
“He brings a unique outlook and expertise to ARN as well as a huge passion for unlocking creative potential. I’m delighted to be working with him again as he joins ARN’s national commercial leadership team.”
Commenting on his appointment, Sidwell said: “I am pleased to be joining ARN at an exciting time of growth for the business, and am looking forward to creating innovative and exciting commercial solutions for clients across ARN’s national brands and platforms.”